Psalm 81

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Psalm 81 Prayer Audio in Latin


{81:1} Psalmus Asaph. Deus stetit in synagoga deorum: in medio autem deos diiudicat.
{81:1} A Psalm of Asaph. God has stood in the synagogue of gods, but, in their midst, he decides between gods.

{81:2} Usquequo iudicatis iniquitatem: et facies peccatorum sumitis?
{81:2} How long will you judge unjustly and favor the faces of sinners?

{81:3} Iudicate egeno, et pupillo: humilem, et pauperem iustificate.
{81:3} Judge for the indigent and the orphan. Do justice to the humble and the poor.

{81:4} Eripite pauperem: et egenum de manu peccatoris liberate.
{81:4} Rescue the poor, and free the needy from the hand of the sinner.

{81:5} Nescierunt, neque intellexerunt, in tenebris ambulant: movebuntur omnia fundamenta terræ.
{81:5} They did not know and did not understand. They wander in darkness. All the foundations of the earth will be moved.

{81:6} Ego dixi: dii estis, et filii excelsi omnes.
{81:6} I said: You are gods, and all of you are sons of the Most High.

{81:7} Vos autem sicut homines moriemini: et sicut unus de principibus cadetis.
{81:7} But you will die like men, and you will fall just like one of the princes.

{81:8} Surge Deus, iudica terram: quoniam tu hereditabis in omnibus gentibus.
{81:8} Rise up, O God. Judge the earth. For you will inherit it with all the nations.


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