Psalm 111: Unceasing Praise. For Those Aspiring To True Riches.

Psalm 111: Unceasing Praise. For Those Aspiring To True Riches.

The happiness of the just man. The qualities that shall preserve him from evil are the fear of God, hope, kindness, mercy, justice, constancy and charity towards the poor.

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Psalm 111: Prayer Audio in Latin

{111:1} Alleluia. Reversionis Aggæi, et Zachariæ. Beatus vir, qui timet Dominum: in mandatis eius volet nimis.
{111:1} Alleluia. Of the return of Haggai and Zachariah. Blessed is the man who fears the Lord. He will prefer his commandments exceedingly.

{111:2} Potens in terra erit semen eius: generatio rectorum benedicetur.
{111:2} His offspring will be powerful on the earth. The generation of the upright will be blessed.

{111:3} Gloria, et divitiæ in domo eius: et iustitia eius manet in sæculum sæculi.
{111:3} Glory and wealth will be in his house, and his justice shall remain from age to age.

{111:4} Exortum est in tenebris lumen rectis: misericors, et miserator, et iustus.
{111:4} For the upright, a light has risen up in the darkness. He is merciful and compassionate and just.

{111:5} Iucundus homo qui miseretur et commodat, disponet sermones suos in iudicio:
{111:5} Pleasing is the man who shows mercy and lends. He will order his words with judgment.

{111:6} quia in æternum non commovebitur.
{111:6} For he will not be disturbed in eternity.

{111:7} In memoria æterna erit iustus: ab auditione mala non timebit. Paratum cor eius sperare in Domino,
{111:7} The just one will be an everlasting memorial. He will not fear a report of disasters. His heart is prepared to hope in the Lord.

{111:8} confirmatum est cor eius: non commovebitur donec despiciat inimicos suos.
{111:8} His heart has been confirmed. He will not be disturbed, until he looks down upon his enemies.

{111:9} Dispersit, dedit pauperibus: iustitia eius manet in sæculum sæculi, cornu eius exaltabitur in gloria.
{111:9} He has distributed, he has given to the poor. His justice shall remain from age to age. His horn shall be exalted in glory.

{111:10} Peccator videbit, et irascetur, dentibus suis fremet et tabescet: desiderium peccatorum peribit.
{111:10} The sinner will see and become angry. He will gnash his teeth and waste away. The desire of sinners will perish.

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