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Psalm 42

Parallel Latin-English Psalter: Psalms Index

Psalm 42 Prayer Audio in Latin

 

{42:1} Psalmus David. Iudica me Deus, et discerne causam meam de gente non sancta, ab homine iniquo, et doloso erue me.
{42:1} A Psalm of David. Judge me, O God, and discern my cause from that of a nation not holy; rescue me from a man unjust and deceitful.

{42:2} Quia tu es Deus fortitudo mea: quare me repulisti? et quare tristis incedo, dum affligit me inimicus?
{42:2} For you are God, my strength. Why have you rejected me? And why do I walk in sadness, while the adversary afflicts me?

{42:3} Emitte lucem tuam et veritatem tuam: ipsa me deduxerunt, et adduxerunt in montem sanctum tuum, et in tabernacula tua.
{42:3} Send forth your light and your truth. They have guided me and led me, to your holy mountain and into your tabernacles.

{42:4} Et introibo ad altare Dei: ad Deum, qui lætificat iuventutem meam. Confitebor tibi in cithara Deus, Deus meus:
{42:4} And I will enter, upto the altar of God, to God who enlivens my youthfulness. To you, O God, my God, I will confess upon a stringed instrument.

{42:5} quare tristis es anima mea? et quare conturbas me? Spera in Deo, quoniam adhuc confitebor illi: salutare vultus mei, et Deus meus.
{42:5} Why are you sad, my soul? And why do you disquiet me? Hope in God, for I will still give praise to him: the salvation of my countenance and my God.

~ The Clementine Vulgate has only five verses in Psalm 42. Therefore, the CPDV uses the same arrangement. Other versions arrange the same words into six verses for this Psalm.

 

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