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Psalm 6: A prayer of a penitent sinner, under the scourge of God

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Psalm 6  Prayer Audio in Latin

{6:1} In finem in carminibus, Psalmus David, pro octava.
{6:1} In parts according to verses. A Psalm of David. For the octave.

{6:2} Domine, ne in furore tuo arguas me, neque in ira tua corripias me.
{6:2} O Lord, do not rebuke me in your fury, nor chastise me in your anger.

{6:3} Miserere mei Domine quoniam infirmus sum: sana me Domine quoniam conturbata sunt ossa mea,
{6:3} Have mercy on me, Lord, for I am weak. Heal me, Lord, for my bones have become disturbed,

{6:4} et anima mea turbata est valde: sed tu Domine usquequo?
{6:4} and my soul has been very troubled. But as for you, Lord, when?

{6:5} Convertere Domine, et eripe animam meam: salvum me fac propter misericordiam tuam.
{6:5} Turn to me, Lord, and rescue my soul. Save me because of your mercy.

{6:6} Quoniam non est in morte qui memor sit tui: in inferno autem quis confitebitur tibi?
{6:6} For there is no one in death who would be mindful of you. And who will confess to you in Hell?

{6:7} Laboravi in gemitu meo, lavabo per singulas noctes lectum meum: lacrymis meis stratum meum rigabo.
{6:7} I have labored in my groaning. Every night, with my tears, I will wash my bed and drench my blanket.

{6:8} Turbatus est a furore oculus meus: inveteravi inter omnes inimicos meos.
{6:8} My eye has been troubled by rage. I have grown old among all my enemies.

{6:9} Discedite a me omnes qui operamini iniquitatem: quoniam exaudivit Dominus vocem fletus mei.
{6:9} Scatter before me, all you who work iniquity, for the Lord has heard the voice of my weeping.

{6:10} Exaudivit Dominus deprecationem meam, Dominus orationem meam suscepit.
{6:10} The Lord has heard my supplication. The Lord has accepted my prayer.

{6:11} Erubescant, et conturbentur vehementer omnes inimici mei: convertantur et erubescant valde velociter.
{6:11} Let all my enemies be ashamed and together be greatly troubled. May they be converted and become ashamed very quickly.

 

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