Psalm 149: Past and Future Triumph

Psalm 149: Past and Future Triumph. For Those Who Have Received God’s Blessings.

Hymn of triumph over heathen foes. The people are exhorted to look forward to the final victory of God’s kingdom in the messianic times, when every good Israelite should be ready to fight for the Lord!

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Psalm 149: Prayer Audio in Latin

{149:1} Alleluia. Cantate Domino canticum novum: laus eius in Ecclesia sanctorum.
{149:1} Alleluia. Sing to the Lord a new song. His praise is in the Church of the saints.

{149:2} Lætetur Israel in eo, qui fecit eum: et filii Sion exultent in rege suo.
{149:2} Let Israel rejoice in him who made them, and let the sons of Zion exult in their king.

{149:3} Laudent nomen eius in choro: in tympano, et psalterio psallant ei:
{149:3} Let them praise his name in chorus. Let them sing psalms to him with the timbrel and the psaltery.

{149:4} Quia beneplacitum est Domino in populo suo: et exaltabit mansuetos in salutem.
{149:4} For the Lord is well pleased with his people, and he will exalt the meek unto salvation.

{149:5} Exultabunt sancti in gloria: lætabuntur in cubilibus suis.
{149:5} The saints will exult in glory. They will rejoice upon their couches.

{149:6} Exaltationes Dei in gutture eorum: et gladii ancipites in manibus eorum:
{149:6} The exultations of God will be in their throat, and two-edged swords will be in their hands:

{149:7} Ad faciendam vindictam in nationibus: increpationes in populis.
{149:7} to obtain vindication among the nations, chastisements among the peoples,

{149:8} Ad alligandos reges eorum in compedibus: et nobiles eorum in manicis ferreis.
{149:8} to bind their kings with shackles and their nobles with manacles of iron,

{149:9} Ut faciant in eis iudicium conscriptum: gloria hæc est omnibus sanctis eius. Alleluia.
{149:9} to obtain judgment over them, as it has been written. This is glory for all his saints. Alleluia.

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