Vesperas - Antiphona
25 November, 2021
(Ps. 140) Dómine clamávi ad te, exáudi me.
(Ps. 140) Lord, I have cried out to you, hear me.
inténde voci meæ, cum clamávero ad te.
Attend to my voice, when I cry out to you.
2. Dirigátur orátio mea sicut incénsum in conspéctu tuo:
2. Let my prayer be guided like incense in your sight:
elevátio mánuum meárum sacrifícium vespertínum.
the lifting up of my hands, like the evening sacrifice.
3. Pone, Dómine, custódiam ori meo:
3. O Lord, station a guard over my mouth
et óstium circumstántiæ lábiis meis.
and a door enclosing my lips.
4. Non declínes cor meum in verba malítiæ:
4. Do not turn aside my heart to words of malice,
ad excusándas excusatiónes in peccátis.
to making excuses for sins.
5. Cum homínibus operántibus iniquitátem:
5. With men who work iniquity;
et non communicábo cum eléctis eórum.
and I will not communicate, even with the best of them.
6. Corrípiet me justus in misericórdia, et increpábit me:
6. The just one will correct me with mercy, and he will rebuke me.
óleum autem peccatóris non impínguet caput meum.
But do not allow the oil of the sinner to fatten my head.
7. Quóniam adhuc et orátio mea in beneplácitis eórum:
7. For my prayer will still be toward their good will.
absórpti sunt juncti petræ júdices eórum.
Their judges have been engulfed, joined to the rocks.
8. Audient verba mea quóniam potuérunt:
8. They will hear my words, which have prevailed,
sicut crassitúdo terræ erúpta est super terram.
as when the lava of the earth has erupted above ground.
9. Dissipáta sunt ossa nostra secus inférnum:
9. Our bones have been scattered beside Hell.
quia ad te, Dómine, Dómine, óculi mei:
For Lord, O Lord, my eyes look to you.
in te sperávi, non áuferas ánimam meam.
In you, I have hoped. Do not take away my soul.
10. Custódi me a láqueo, quem statuérunt mihi:
10. Protect me from the snare that they have set up for me
et a scándalis operántium iniquitátem.
and from the scandals of those who work iniquity.
11. Cadent in retiáculo ejus peccatóres:
11. The sinners will fall into his net.
singuláriter sum ego donec tránseam.
I am alone, until I pass over.
12. Glória Patri, et Fílio,
12. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,
et Spirítui Sancto.
and to the Holy Spirit,
13. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper,
13. As it was in the beginning, is now,
et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.
and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
Dómine clamávi ad te, exáudi me.
Lord, I have cried out to you, hear me.
25 November - Vesperas - Antiphona