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Psalmus 9.  III.
Psalm 9.
9:22. Ut quid, Dómine, recessísti longe, * déspicis in opportunitátibus, in tribulatióne? 22. Why, O Lord, hast thou retired afar off? * why dost thou slight us in our wants, in the time of trouble?
9:23. Dum supérbit ímpius, incénditur pauper : * comprehendúntur in consíliis quibus cógitant. 23. Whilst the wicked man is proud, the poor is set on fire: * they are caught in the counsels which they devise.
9:24. Quóniam laudátur peccátor in desidériis ánimæ suæ : * et iníquus benedícitur. 24. For the sinner is praised in the desires of his soul: * and the unjust man is blessed.
9:25. Exacerbávit Dóminum peccátor, * secúndum multitúdinem iræ suæ non quæret. 25. The sinner hath provoked the Lord, * according to the multitude of his wrath he will not seek him.
9:26. Non est Deus in conspéctu ejus : * inquinátæ sunt viæ illíus in omni témpore. 26. God is not before his eyes: * his ways are filthy at all times.
9:27. Auferúntur judícia tua a fácie ejus : * ómnium inimicórum suórum dominábitur. 27. Thy judgments are removed from his sight: * he shall rule over all his enemies.
9:28. Dixit enim in corde suo : * Non movébor a generatióne in generatiónem sine malo. 28. For he hath said in his heart: * I shall not be moved from generation to generation, and shall be without evil.
9:29. Cujus maledictióne os plenum est, et amaritúdine, et dolo : * sub lingua ejus labor et dolor. 29. His mouth is full of cursing, and of bitterness, and of deceit: * under his tongue are labour and sorrow.
9:30. Sedet in insídiis cum divítibus in occúltis : * ut interfíciat innocéntem. 30. He sitteth in ambush with the rich, in private places, * that he may kill the innocent.
9:31. Óculi ejus in páuperem respíciunt : * insidiátur in abscóndito, quasi leo in spelúnca sua. 31. His eyes are upon the poor man: * he lieth in wait, in secret, like a lion in his den.
9:32. Insidiátur ut rápiat páuperem : * rápere páuperem, dum áttrahit eum. 32. He lieth in ambush, that he may catch the poor man: * so catch the poor, whilst he draweth him to him.
9:32. In láqueo suo humiliábit eum : * inclinábit se, et cadet, cum dominátus fúerit páuperum. 32. In his net he will bring him down, * he will crouch and fall, when he shall have power over the poor.
9:32. Dixit enim in corde suo : Oblítus est Deus, * avértit fáciem suam ne vídeat in finem. 32. For he hath said in his heart: God hath forgotten, * he hath turned away his face, not to see to the end.
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.