Psalm 90

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Psalm 90 Prayer Audio in Latin


{90:1} Laus Cantici David. Qui habitat in adiutorio Altissimi, in protectione Dei cæli commorabitur.
{90:1} The Praise of a Canticle, of David. Whoever dwells with the assistance of the Most High will abide in the protection of the God of heaven.

{90:2} Dicet Domino: Susceptor meus es tu, et refugium meum: Deus meus sperabo in eum.
{90:2} He will say to the Lord, “You are my supporter and my refuge.” My God, I will hope in him.

{90:3} Quoniam ipse liberavit me de laqueo venantium, et a verbo aspero.
{90:3} For he has freed me from the snare of those who go hunting, and from the harsh word.

{90:4} Scapulis suis obumbrabit tibi: et sub pennis eius sperabis:
{90:4} He will overshadow you with his shoulders, and you will hope under his wings.

{90:5} Scuto circumdabit te veritas eius: non timebis a timore nocturno,
{90:5} His truth will surround you with a shield. You will not be afraid: before the terror of the night,

{90:6} A sagitta volante in die, a negotio perambulante in tenebris: ab incursu, et dæmonio meridiano.
{90:6} before the arrow flying in the day, before the troubles that wander in the darkness, nor of invasion and the midday demon.

{90:7} Cadent a latere tuo mille, et decem millia a dextris tuis: ad te autem non appropinquabit.
{90:7} A thousand will fall before your side and ten thousand before your right hand. Yet it will not draw near you.

{90:8} Verumtamen oculis tuis considerabis: et retributionem peccatorum videbis.
{90:8} So then, truly, you will consider with your eyes, and you will see the retribution of sinners.

{90:9} Quoniam tu es Domine spes mea: Altissimum posuisti refugium tuum.
{90:9} For you, O Lord, are my hope. You have set the Most High as your refuge.

{90:10} Non accedet ad te malum: et flagellum non appropinquabit tabernaculo tuo.
{90:10} Disaster will not draw near to you, and the scourge will not approach your tabernacle.

{90:11} Quoniam angelis suis mandavit de te: ut custodiant te in omnibus viis tuis.
{90:11} For he has given his Angels charge over you, so as to preserve you in all your ways.

{90:12} In manibus portabunt te: ne forte offendas ad lapidem pedem tuum.
{90:12} With their hands, they will carry you, lest you hurt your foot against a stone.

{90:13} Super aspidem, et basiliscum ambulabis: et conculcabis leonem et draconem.
{90:13} You will walk over the asp and the king serpent, and you will trample the lion and the dragon.

{90:14} Quoniam in me speravit, liberabo eum: protegam eum, quoniam cognovit nomen meum.
{90:14} Because he has hoped in me, I will free him. I will protect him because he has known my name.

{90:15} Clamabit ad me, et ego exaudiam eum: cum ipso sum in tribulatione: eripiam eum et glorificabo eum.
{90:15} He will cry out to me, and I will heed him. I am with him in tribulation. I will rescue him, and I will glorify him.

{90:16} Longitudine dierum replebo eum: et ostendam illi salutare meum.
{90:16} I will fill him with length of days. And I will reveal to him my salvation.


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