Psalm 115: Psalm of Thanksgiving

Psalm 115: The Grateful Man. For Those Who Have Made Vows To God.

Thanksgiving for help in great danger. The psalmist has learned to put his trust in God rather than in men. He resolves to repay the Lord to the best of his ability.

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Psalm 115: Prayer Audio in Latin

{115:1} Alleluia. Credidi, propter quod locutus sum: ego autem humiliatus sum nimis.
{115:1} Alleluia. I had confidence, because of what I was saying, but then I was greatly humbled.

{115:2} Ego dixi in excessu meo: Omnis homo mendax.
{115:2} I said in my excess, “Every man is a liar.”

{115:3} Quid retribuam Domino, pro omnibus, quæ retribuit mihi?
{115:3} What shall I repay to the Lord, for all the things that he has repaid to me?

{115:4} Calicem salutaris accipiam: et nomen Domini invocabo.
{115:4} I will take up the cup of salvation, and I will call upon the name of the Lord.

{115:5} Vota mea Domino reddam coram omni populo eius:
{115:5} I will repay my vows to the Lord, in the sight of all his people.

{115:6} pretiosa in conspectu Domini mors sanctorum eius:
{115:6} Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his holy ones.

{115:7} O Domine quia ego servus tuus: ego servus tuus, et filius ancillæ tuæ. Dirupisti vincula mea:
{115:7} O Lord, because I am your servant, your servant and the son of your handmaid, you have broken my bonds.

{115:8} tibi sacrificabo hostiam laudis, et nomen Domini invocabo.
{115:8} I will sacrifice to you the sacrifice of praise, and I will invoke the name of the Lord.

{115:9} Vota mea Domino reddam in conspectu omnis populi eius:
{115:9} I will repay my vows to the Lord in the sight of all his people,

{115:10} in atriis domus Domini, in medio tui Ierusalem.
{115:10} in the courts of the house of the Lord, in your midst, O Jerusalem.

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