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Psalm 8 God is wonderful in his works

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Psalm 8  Prayer Audio in Latin


{8:1} In finem pro torcularibus, Psalmus David.
{8:1} Unto the end. For the oil and wine presses. A Psalm of David.

{8:2} Domine Dominus noster, quam admirabile est nomen tuum in universa terra! Quoniam elevata est magnificentia tua, super cælos.
{8:2} O Lord, our Lord, how admirable is your name throughout all the earth! For your magnificence is elevated above the heavens.

{8:3} Ex ore infantium et lactentium perfecisti laudem propter inimicos tuos, ut destruas inimicum et ultorem.
{8:3} Out of the mouths of babes and infants, you have perfected praise, because of your enemies, so that you may destroy the enemy and the revenger.

{8:4} Quoniam videbo cælos tuos, opera digitorum tuorum: lunam et stellas, quæ tu fundasti.
{8:4} For I will behold your heavens, the works of your fingers: the moon and the stars, which you have founded.

{8:5} Quid est homo, quod memor es eius? aut filius hominis, quoniam visitas eum?
{8:5} What is man, that you are mindful of him, or the son of man, that you visit him?

{8:6} Minuisti eum paulominus ab angelis, gloria et honore coronasti eum:
{8:6} You reduced him to a little less than the Angels; you have crowned him with glory and honor,

{8:7} et constituisti eum super opera manuum tuarum.
{8:7} and you have set him over the works of your hands.

{8:8} Omnia subiecisti sub pedibus eius, oves et boves universas: insuper et pecora campi.
{8:8} You have subjected all things under his feet, all sheep and oxen, and in addition: the beasts of the field,

{8:9} Volucres cæli, et pisces maris, qui perambulant semitas maris.
{8:9} the birds of the air, and the fish of the sea, which pass through the paths of the sea.

{8:10} Domine Dominus noster, quam admirabile est nomen tuum in universa terra!
{8:10} O Lord, our Lord, how admirable is your name throughout all the earth!

 

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