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Psalmus 104.  II.
Psalm 104.
104:16. Et vocávit famem super terram : *
et omne firmaméntum panis contrívit.
16. And he called a famine upon the land: * and he broke in pieces all the support of bread.
104:17. Misit ante eos virum : *
in servum venúmdatus est Joseph.
17. He sent a man before them: * Joseph, who was sold for a slave.
104:18. Humiliavérunt in compédibus pedes ejus, ferrum pertránsiit ánimam ejus *
donec veníret verbum ejus.
18. They humbled his feet in fetters: the iron pierced his soul, * until his word came.
104:19. Elóquium Dómini inflammávit eum : *
misit rex, et solvit eum; princeps populórum, et dimísit eum.
19. The word of the Lord inflamed him: * the king sent, and he released him: the ruler of the people, and he set him at liberty.
104:20. Constítuit eum dóminum domus suæ : *
et príncipem omnis possessiónis suæ :
20. He made him master of his house, * and ruler of all his possession.
104:21. Ut erudíret príncipes ejus sicut semetípsum : *
et senes ejus prudéntiam docéret.
21. That he might instruct his princes as himself, * and teach his ancients wisdom.
104:22. Et intrávit Israël in Ægýptum : *
et Jacob áccola fuit in terra Cham.
22. And Israel went into Egypt: * and Jacob was a sojourner in the land of Cham.
104:23. Et auxit pópulum suum veheménter : *
et firmávit eum super inimícos ejus.
23. And he increased his people exceedingly: * and strengthened them over their enemies,
104:24. Convértit cor eórum ut odírent pópulum ejus : *
et dolum fácerent in servos ejus.
24. He turned their heart to hate his people: * and to deal deceitfully with his servants.
104:25. Misit Móysen, servum suum : *
Aaron, quem elégit ipsum.
25. He sent Moses his servant: * Aaron the man whom he had chosen.
104:26. Pósuit in eis verba signórum suórum : *
et prodigiórum in terra Cham.
26. He gave them power to shew his signs, * and his wonders in the land of Cham.
V. Glória Patri, et Fílio, *
et Spirítui 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 sæculórum. Amen.
R. As it was in the beginning, is now, * and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.