Psalm 123: For Gratitude for Overcoming Temptation

Psalm 123: The Great Liberator. For Gratitude For Overcoming Temptation.

Thanksgiving for deliverance in a great crisis. A description of the terrible destruction that would have resulted had God not come to his peoples’ rescue; they renew their confidence in God.

Psalm 123: Prayer Audio in Latin

{123:1} Canticum graduum. Nisi quia Dominus erat in nobis, dicat nunc Israel:
{123:1} A Canticle in steps. If the Lord had not been with us, let Israel now say it:

{123:2} nisi quia Dominus erat in nobis, Cum exurgerent homines in nos,
{123:2} if the Lord had not been with us, when men rose up against us,

{123:3} forte vivos deglutissent nos: Cum irasceretur furor eorum in nos,
{123:3} perhaps they would have swallowed us alive. When their fury was enraged against us,

{123:4} forsitan aqua absorbuisset nos.
{123:4} perhaps the waters would have engulfed us.

{123:5} Torrentem pertransivit anima nostra: forsitan pertransisset anima nostra aquam intolerabilem.
{123:5} Our soul has passed through a torrent. Perhaps, our soul had even passed through intolerable water.

{123:6} Benedictus Dominus qui non dedit nos, in captionem dentibus eorum.
{123:6} Blessed is the Lord, who has not given us into the harm of their teeth.

{123:7} Anima nostra sicut passer erepta est de laqueo venantium: Laqueus contritus est, et nos liberati sumus.
{123:7} Our soul has been snatched away like a sparrow from the snare of the hunters. The snare has been broken, and we have been freed.

{123:8} Adiutorium nostrum in nomine Domini, qui fecit cælum et terram.
{123:8} Our help is in the name of the Lord, who made heaven and earth.

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