Home - Gregorian books - Propers - Saints - Hymns - Kyriale - Office - Holy Week




Psalmus 118.  VI.
Psalm 118.
118:81. (Caph) Defécit in salutáre tuum ánima mea : *
et in verbum tuum superspevi.
81. (Caph) My soul hath fainted after thy salvation: * and in thy word I have very much hoped.
118:82. Defecérunt óculi mei in elóquium tuum, *
dicéntes : Quando consoberis me?
82. My eyes have failed for thy word, * saying: When wilt thou comfort me?
118:83. Quia factus sum sicut uter in pruína : *
justificatiónes tuas non sum oblítus.
83. For I am become like a bottle in the frost: * I have not forgotten thy justifications.
118:84. Quot sunt dies servi tui? *
quando fácies de persequéntibus me jucium?
84. How many are the days of thy servant: * when wilt thou execute judgment on them that persecute me?
118:85. Narravérunt mihi iníqui fabulatiónes : *
sed non ut lex tua.
85. The wicked have told me fables: * but not as thy law.
118:86. Omnia mandáta tua ritas : *
iníque persecúti sunt me, ádjuva me.
86. All thy statutes are truth: * they have persecuted me unjustly, do thou help me.
118:87. Paulo minus consummavérunt me in terra : *
ego autem non derelíqui manta tua.
87. They had almost made an end of me upon earth: * but I have not forsaken thy commandments.
118:88. Secúndum misericórdiam tuam vivífica me : *
et custódiam testimónia oris tui.
88. Quicken thou me according to thy mercy: * and I shall keep the testimonies of thy mouth.
118:89. (Laméd) In ætérnum, mine, *
verbum tuum pérmanet in lo.
89. (Lamed) For ever, O Lord, * thy word standeth firm in heaven.
118:90. In generatiónem et generatiónem véritas tua : *
fundásti terram, et pérmanet.
90. Thy truth unto all generations: * thou hast founded the earth, and it continueth.
118:91. Ordinatióne tua persevérat dies : *
quóniam ómnia sérviunt tibi.
91. By thy ordinance the day goeth on: * for all things serve thee.
118:92. Nisi quod lex tua meditátio mea est : *
tunc forte periíssem in humilite mea.
92. Unless thy law had been my meditation, * I had then perhaps perished in my abjection.
118:93. In ætérnum non oblivíscar justificatiónes tuas : *
quia in ipsis vivifisti me.
93. Thy justifications I will never forget: * for by them thou hast given me life.
118:94. Tuus sum ego, salvum me fac : *
quóniam justificatiónes tuas exquivi.
94. I am thine, save thou me: * for I have sought thy justifications.
118:95. Me exspectavérunt peccatóres ut pérderent me : *
testimónia tua intelxi.
95. The wicked have waited for me to destroy me: * but I have understood thy testimonies.
118:96. Omnis consummatiónis vidi finem : *
latum mandátum tuum nimis.
96. I have seen an end of all perfection: * thy commandment is exceeding broad.
V. Glória Patri, et lio, *
et Spitui Sancto.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, *
et in sǽcula sæcurum. Amen.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Psalmus 118.  VII.
Psalm 118.
118:97. (Mem) Quómodo diléxi legem tuam, mine? *
tota die meditio mea est.
97. (Mem) How have I loved thy law, O Lord! * it is my meditation all the day.
118:98. Super inimícos meos prudéntem me fecísti mandáto tuo : *
quia in ætérnum mihi est.
98. Through thy commandment, thou hast made me wiser than my enemies: * for it is ever with me.
118:99. Super omnes docéntes me intelxi : *
quia testimónia tua meditio mea est.
99. I have understood more than all my teachers: * because thy testimonies are my meditation.
118:100. Super senes intelxi : *
quia mandáta tua quævi.
100. I have had understanding above ancients: * because I have sought thy commandments.
118:101. Ab omni via mala prohíbui pedes meos : *
ut custódiam verba tua.
101. I have restrained my feet from every evil way: * that I may keep thy words.
118:102. A judíciis tuis non declivi : *
quia tu legem posuísti mihi.
102. I have not declined from thy judgments, * because thou hast set me a law.
118:103. Quam dúlcia fáucibus meis elóquia tua, *
super mel ori meo!
103. How sweet are thy words to my palate! * more than honey to my mouth.
118:104. A mandátis tuis intelxi : *
proptérea odívi omnem viam iniquitis.
104. By thy commandments I have had understanding: * therefore have I hated every way of iniquity.
118:105. (Nun) Lucérna pédibus meis verbum tuum, *
et lumen mitis meis.
105. (Nun) Thy word is a lamp to my feet, * and a light to my paths.
118:106. Jurávi, et státui *
custodíre judícia justítiæ tuæ.
106. I have sworn and am determined * to keep the judgments of thy justice.
118:107. Humiliátus sum usquequáque, mine : *
vivífica me secúndum verbum tuum.
107. I have been humbled, O Lord, exceedingly: * quicken thou me according to thy word.
118:108. Voluntária oris mei beneplácita fac, mine : *
et judícia tua doce me.
108. The free offerings of my mouth make acceptable, O Lord: * and teach me thy judgments.
118:109. Ánima mea in mánibus meis semper : *
et legem tuam non sum oblítus.
109. My soul is continually in my hands: * and I have not forgotten thy law.
118:110. Posuérunt peccatóres láqueum mihi : *
et de mandátis tuis non ervi.
110. Sinners have laid a snare for me: * but I have not erred from thy precepts.
118:111. Hereditáte acquisívi testimónia tua in ætérnum : *
quia exsultátio cordis mei sunt.
111. I have purchased thy testimonies for an inheritance for ever: * because they are the joy of my heart.
118:112. Inclinávi cor meum ad faciéndas justificatiónes tuas in ætérnum, *
propter retributiónem.
112. I have inclined my heart to do thy justifications for ever, * for the reward.
V. Glória Patri, et lio, *
et Spitui Sancto.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, *
et in sǽcula sæcurum. Amen.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Psalmus 118.  VIII.
Psalm 118.
118:113. (Samech) Iníquos ódio bui : *
et legem tuam dixi.
113. (Samech) I have hated the unjust: * and I have loved thy law.
118:114. Adjútor et suscéptor meus es tu : *
et in verbum tuum superspevi.
114. Thou art my helper and my protector: * and in thy word I have greatly hoped.
118:115. Declináte a me, magni : *
et scrutábor mandáta Dei mei.
115. Depart from me, ye malignant: * and I will search the commandments of my God.
118:116. Súscipe me secúndum elóquium tuum, et vivam : *
et non confúndas me ab exspectatióne mea.
116. Uphold me according to thy word, and I shall live: * and let me not be confounded in my expectation.
118:117. Ádjuva me, et salvus ero : *
et meditábor in justificatiónibus tuis semper.
117. Help me, and I shall be saved: * and I will meditate always on thy justifications.
118:118. Sprevísti omnes discedéntes a judíciis tuis : *
quia injústa cogitátio eórum.
118. Thou hast despised all them that fall off from thy judgments; * for their thought is unjust.
118:119. Prævaricántes reputávi omnes peccatóres terræ : *
ídeo diléxi testinia tua.
119. I have accounted all the sinners of the earth prevaricators: * therefore have I loved thy testimonies.
118:120. Confíge timóre tuo carnes meas : *
a judíciis enim tuis mui.
120. Pierce thou my flesh with thy fear: * for I am afraid of thy judgments.
118:121. (Ain) Feci judícium et justítiam : *
non tradas me calumniántibus me.
121. (Ain) I have done judgment and justice: * give me not up to them that slander me.
118:122. Súscipe servum tuum in bonum : *
non calumniéntur me supérbi.
122. Uphold thy servant unto good: * let not the proud calumniate me.
118:123. Óculi mei defecérunt in salutáre tuum : *
et in elóquium justítiæ tuæ.
123. My eyes have fainted after thy salvation: * and for the word of thy justice.
118:124. Fac cum servo tuo secúndum misericórdiam tuam : *
et justificatiónes tuas doce me.
124. Deal with thy servant according to thy mercy: * and teach me thy justifications.
118:125. Servus tuus sum ego : *
da mihi intelléctum, ut sciam testinia tua.
125. I am thy servant: * give me understanding that I may know thy testimonies.
118:126. Tempus faciéndi, mine : *
dissipavérunt legem tuam.
126. It is time, O Lord, to do: * they have dissipated thy law.
118:127. Ídeo diléxi mandáta tua, *
super aurum et tozion.
127. Therefore have I loved thy commandments * above gold and the topaz.
118:128. Proptérea ad ómnia mandáta tua diribar : *
omnem viam iníquam ódio bui.
128. Therefore was I directed to all thy commandments: * I have hated all wicked ways.
V. Glória Patri, et lio, *
et Spitui Sancto.
V. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, * and to the Holy Ghost.
R. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper, *
et in sǽcula sæcurum. Amen.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.