Completorium - Psalmus
13 January, 2021
Psalmus
(Ps. 4) Cum invocárem exaudívit me Deus justítiæ meæ:
(Ps. 4) When I called upon him, the God of my justice heard me:
in tribulatióne dilatásti mihi.
when I was in distress, thou hast enlarged me.
2. Miserére mei,
2. Have mercy on me:
et exáudi oratiónem meam.
and hear my prayer.
3. Fílii hóminum, úsquequo gravi corde?
3. O ye sons of men, how long will you be dull of heart?
ut quid dilígitis vanitátem et quǽritis mendácium?
Why do you love vanity, and seek after lying?
4. Et scitóte quóniam mirificávit Dóminus sanctum suum:
4. Know ye also that the Lord hath made his holy one wonderful:
Dóminus exáudiet me cum clamávero ad eum.
the Lord will hear me when I shall cry unto him.
5. Irascímini, et nolíte peccáre:
5. Be ye angry, and sin not:
quæ dícitis in córdibus vestris,
the things you say in your hearts,
in cubílibus vestris compungímini.
be sorry for them upon your beds.
6. Sacrificáte sacrifícium justítiæ,
6. Offer up the sacrifice of justice,
et speráte in Dómino.
and trust in the Lord: many say,
Multi dicunt: quis osténdit nobis bona?
Who sheweth us good things?
7. Signátum est super nos lumen vultus tui, Dómine:
7. The light of thy countenance, O Lord, is signed upon us:
dedísti lætítiam in corde meo.
thou hast given gladness in my heart.
8. A fructu fruménti, vini et ólei sui
8. By the fruit of their corn, their wine, and oil,
multiplicáti sunt.
they are multiplied.
9. In pace in idípsum
9. In peace in the selfsame
dórmiam et requiéscam;
I will sleep, and I will rest:
10. Quóniam tu, Dómine, singuláriter in spe
10. For thou, O Lord, singularly
constituísti me.
hast settled me in hope.
11. Glória Patri, et Fílio,
11. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,
et Spirítui Sancto.
and to the Holy Ghost.
12. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper,
12. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.
world without end. Amen.
(Ps. 90) Qui hábitat in adjutório Altíssimi,
(Ps. 90) He that dwelleth in the aid of the most High,
in protectióne Dei cæli commorábitur.
shall abide under the protection of the God of Jacob.
14. Dicet Dómino: Suscéptor meus es tu, et refúgium meum:
14. He shall say to the Lord: Thou art my protector, and my refuge:
Deus meus sperábo in eum.
my God, in him will I trust.
15. Quóniam ipse liberávit me de láqueo venántium,
15. For he hath delivered me from the snare of the hunters:
et a verbo áspero.
and from the sharp word.
16. Scápulis suis obumbrábit tibi:
16. He will overshadow thee with his shoulders:
et sub pennis ejus sperábis.
and under his wings thou shalt trust.
17. Scuto circúmdabit te véritas ejus:
17. His truth shall compass thee with a shield:
non timébis a timóre noctúrno.
thou shalt not be afraid of the terror of the night.
18. A sagítta volánte in die,
18. Of the arrow that flieth in the day,
a negótio perambulánte in ténebris:
of the business that walketh about in the dark:
ab incúrsu et dæmónio meridiáno.
of invasion, or of the noonday devil.
19 Cadent a látere tuo mille,
19. A thousand shall fall at thy side,
et decem míllia a dextris tuis:
and ten thousand at thy right hand:
ad te autem non appropinquábit.
but it shall not come nigh thee.
20. Verúmtamen óculis tuis considerábis:
20. But thou shalt consider with thy eyes:
et retributiónem peccatórum vidébis.
and shalt see the reward of the wicked.
21. Quóniam tu es, Dómine, spes mea:
21. Because thou, O Lord, art my hope:
Altíssimum posuísti refúgium tuum.
thou hast made the most High thy refuge.
22. Non accédet ad te malum:
22. There shall no evil come to thee:
et flagéllum non appropinquábit tabernáculo tuo.
nor shall the scourge come near thy dwelling.
23. Quóniam Angelis suis mandávit de te:
23. For he hath given his angels charge over thee;
ut custódiant te in ómnibus viis tuis.
to keep thee in all thy ways.
24. In mánibus portábunt te:
24. In their hands they shall bear thee up:
ne forte offéndas ad lápidem pedem tuum.
lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
25. Super áspidem et basilíscum ambulábis:
25. Thou shalt walk upon the asp and the basilisk:
et conculcábis leónem et dracónem.
and thou shalt trample under foot the lion and the dragon.
26. Quóniam in me sperávit, liberábo eum:
26. Because he hoped in me I will deliver him:
prótegam eum quóniam cognóvit nomen meum.
I will protect him because he hath known my name.
27. Clamábit ad me, et ego exáudiam eum:
27. He shall cry to me, and I will hear him:
cum ipso sum in tribulatióne:
I am with him in tribulation,
erípiam eum et glorificábo eum.
I will deliver him, and I will glorify him.
28. Longitúdine diérum replébo eum:
28. I will fill him with length of days;
et osténdam illi salutáre meum.
and I will shew him my salvation.
29. Glória Patri, et Fílio,
29. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,
et Spirítui Sancto.
and to the Holy Ghost.
30. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper,
30. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.
world without end. Amen.
(Ps 133) Ecce nunc benedícite Dóminum,
(Ps. 133) 31. Behold now bless ye the Lord,
omnes servi Dómini:
all ye servants of the Lord:
32. Qui statis in domo Dómini,
32. Who stand in the house of the Lord,
in átriis domus Dei nostri.
in the courts of the house of our God.
33. In nóctibus extóllite manus vestras in sancta,
33. In the nights lift up your hands to the holy places,
et benedícite Dóminum.
and bless ye the Lord.
34. Benedícat te Dóminus ex Sion,
34. May the Lord out of Sion bless thee,
qui fecit cælum et terram.
he that made heaven and earth.
35. Glória Patri, et Fílio,
35. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,
et Spirítui Sancto.
and to the Holy Ghost.
36. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper,
36. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.
world without end. Amen.
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