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Psalm 3 The prophet’s danger and delivery from his son Absalom

Parallel Latin-English Psalter: Psalms Index

Psalm 3  Prayer Audio in Latin

 

{3:1} Psalmus David, Cum fugeret a facie Absalom filii sui.
{3:1} A Psalm of David. When he fled from the face of his son, Absalom.

{3:2} Domine quid multiplicati sunt qui tribulant me? multi insurgunt adversum me.
{3:2} Lord, why have those who trouble me been multiplied? Many rise up against me.

{3:3} Multi dicunt animæ meæ: Non est salus ipsi in Deo eius.
{3:3} Many say to my soul, “There is no salvation for him in his God.”

{3:4} Tu autem Domine susceptor meus es, gloria mea, et exaltans caput meum.
{3:4} But you, Lord, are my supporter, my glory, and the one who raises up my head.

{3:5} Voce mea ad Dominum clamavi: et exaudivit me de monte sancto suo.
{3:5} I have cried out to the Lord with my voice, and he has heard me from his holy mountain.

{3:6} Ego dormivi, et soporatus sum: et exurrexi, quia Dominus suscepit me.
{3:6} I have slept, and I have been stupefied. But I awakened because the Lord has taken me up.

{3:7} Non timebo millia populi circumdantis me: exurge Domine: salvum me fac Deus meus.
{3:7} I will not fear the thousands of people surrounding me. Rise up, Lord. Save me, my God.

{3:8} Quoniam tu percussisti omnes adversantes mihi sine causa: dentes peccatorum contrivisti.
{3:8} For you have struck all those who oppose me without cause. You have broken the teeth of sinners.

{3:9} Domini est salus: et super populum tuum benedictio tua.
{3:9} Salvation is of the Lord, and your blessing is upon your people.

 

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