Psalm 96

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Psalm 96 Prayer Audio in Latin


{96:1} Huic David, Quando terra eius restituta est. Dominus regnavit, exultet terra: lætentur insulæ multæ.
{96:1} This is to David, when his land was restored to him. The Lord has reigned, let the earth exult. Let the many islands rejoice.

{96:2} Nubes, et caligo in circuitu eius: iustitia, et iudicium correctio sedis eius.
{96:2} Clouds and mist are all around him. Justice and judgment are corrections from his throne.

{96:3} Ignis ante ipsum præcedet, et inflammabit in circuitu inimicos eius.
{96:3} A fire will precede him, and it will enflame his enemies all around.

{96:4} Illuxerunt fulgura eius orbi terræ: vidit, et commota est terra.
{96:4} His lightnings have enlightened the whole world. The earth saw, and it was shaken.

{96:5} Montes, sicut cera fluxerunt a facie Domini: a facie Domini omnis terra.
{96:5} The mountains flowed like wax before the face of the Lord, before the face of the Lord of all the earth.

{96:6} Annunciaverunt cæli iustitiam eius: et viderunt omnes populi gloriam eius.
{96:6} The heavens announced his justice, and all peoples saw his glory.

{96:7} Confundantur omnes, qui adorant sculptilia: et qui gloriantur in simulacris suis. Adorate eum omnes angeli eius:
{96:7} May all those who adore graven images be confounded, along with those who glory in their false images. All you his Angels: Adore him.

{96:8} audivit, et lætata est Sion. Et exultaverunt filiæ Iudæ, propter iudicia tua Domine:
{96:8} Zion heard, and was glad. And the daughters of Judah exulted because of your judgments, O Lord.

{96:9} Quoniam tu Dominus altissimus super omnem terram: nimis exaltatus es super omnes deos.
{96:9} For you are the Most High Lord over all the earth. You are greatly exalted above all gods.

{96:10} Qui diligitis Dominum, odite malum: custodit Dominus animas sanctorum suorum, de manu peccatoris liberabit eos.
{96:10} You who love the Lord: hate evil. The Lord watches over the souls of his holy ones. He will free them from the hand of the sinner.

{96:11} Lux orta est iusto, et rectis corde lætitia.
{96:11} The light has risen for the just, and joy for the upright of heart.

{96:12} Lætamini iusti in Domino: et confitemini memoriæ sanctificationis eius.
{96:12} Rejoice in the Lord, you just ones, and confess to the memory of his sanctuary.


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