Vesperas - Antiphona
14 January, 2022
Portio mea, Dómine
My portion O Lord,
sit in terra vivéntium.
in the land of the living.
(Ps. 141) Voce mea ad Dóminum clamávi:
(Ps. 141) With my voice, I cried out to the Lord.
voce mea ad Dóminum deprecátus sum:
With my voice, I made supplication to the Lord.
2. Effúndo in conspéctu ejus oratiónem meam,
2. In his sight, I pour out my prayer,
et tribulatiónem meam ante ipsum pronúntio.
and before him, I declare my tribulation.
3. In deficiéndo ex me spíritum meum:
3. Though my spirit may become faint within me,
et tu cognovísti sémitas meas.
even then, you have known my paths.
4. In via hac, qua ambulábam,
4. Along this way, which I have been walking,
abscondérunt láqueum mihi.
they have hidden a snare for me.
5. Considerábam ad déxteram, et vidébam:
5. I considered toward the right, and I looked,
et non erat qui cognósceret me.
but there was no one who would know me.
6. Périit fuga a me:
6. Flight has perished before me,
et non est qui requírat ánimam meam.
and there is no one who has concern for my soul.
7. Clamávi ad te, Dómine,
7. I cried out to you, O Lord.
dixi: Tu es spes mea,
I said: You are my hope,
pórtio mea in terra vivéntium.
my portion in the land of the living.
8. Inténde ad deprecatiónem meam:
8. Attend to my supplication.
quia humiliátus sum nimis.
For I have been humbled exceedingly.
9. Líbera me a persequéntibus me:
9. Free me from my persecutors,
quia confortáti sunt super me.
for they have been fortified against me.
10. Educ de custódia ánimam meam ad confiténdum nómini tuo:
10. Lead my soul out of confinement in order to confess your name.
me exspéctant justi, donec retríbuas mihi.
The just are waiting for me, until you repay me.
11. Glória Patri, et Fílio,
11. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son,
et Spirítui Sancto.
and to the Holy Spirit,
12. Sicut erat in princípio, et nunc, et semper,
12. As it was in the beginning, is now,
et in sǽcula sæculórum. Amen.
and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.
Portio mea, Dómine
My portion O Lord,
sit in terra vivéntium.
in the land of the living.
14 January - Vesperas - Antiphona