Psalm 30 for Those in Affliction and Humiliation

Psalm 30: Unbounded Confidence. For Those In Affliction And Humiliation.

A prayer in time of great distress with the expressions of confidence, petition, complaint and thanksgiving. David exhorts all holy souls to serve God with fidelity and loyalty.

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Psalm 30: Prayer Audio in Latin

{30:1} In finem, Psalmus David, pro extasi.
{30:1} Unto the end. A Psalm of David according to an ecstasy.

{30:2} In te Domine speravi non confundar in æternum: in iustitia tua libera me.
{30:2} In you, Lord, I have hoped; let me never be confounded. In your justice, deliver me.

{30:3} Inclina ad me aurem tuam, accelera ut eruas me. Esto mihi in Deum protectorem: et in domum refugii, ut salvum me facias.
{30:3} Incline your ear to me. Hasten to rescue me. Be for me a protector God and a house of refuge, so as to accomplish my salvation.

{30:4} Quoniam fortitudo mea, et refugium meum es tu: et propter nomen tuum deduces me, et enutries me.
{30:4} For you are my strength and my refuge; and for the sake of your name, you will lead me and nourish me.

{30:5} Educes me de laqueo hoc, quem absconderunt mihi: quoniam tu es protector meus.
{30:5} You will lead me out of this snare, which they have hidden for me. For you are my protector.

{30:6} In manus tuas commendo spiritum meum: redemisti me Domine Deus veritatis.
{30:6} Into your hands, I commend my spirit. You have redeemed me, O Lord, God of truth.

{30:7} Odisti observantes vanitates, supervacue. Ego autem in Domino speravi:
{30:7} You have hated those who practice emptiness to no purpose. But I have hoped in the Lord.

{30:8} exultabo, et lætabor in misericordia tua. Quoniam respexisti humilitatem meam, salvasti de necessitatibus animam meam.
{30:8} I will exult and rejoice in your mercy. For you have looked upon my humility; you have saved my soul from needfulness.

{30:9} Nec conclusisti me in manibus inimici: statuisti in loco spatioso pedes meos.
{30:9} And you have not enclosed me in the hands of the enemy. You have set my feet in a spacious place.

{30:10} Miserere mei Domine quoniam tribulor: conturbatus est in ira oculus meus, anima mea, et venter meus:
{30:10} Have mercy on me, Lord, for I am troubled. My eye has been disturbed by wrath, along with my soul and my gut.

{30:11} Quoniam defecit in dolore vita mea: et anni mei in gemitibus. Infirmata est in paupertate virtus mea: et ossa mea conturbata sunt.
{30:11} For my life has fallen into sorrow, and my years into sighing. My virtue has been weakened in poverty, and my bones have been disturbed.

{30:12} Super omnes inimicos meos factus sum opprobrium et vicinis meis valde: et timor notis meis. Qui videbant me, foras fugerunt a me:
{30:12} I have become a disgrace among all my enemies, and even more so to my neighbors, and a dread to my acquaintances. Those who catch sight of me, flee away from me.

{30:13} oblivioni datus sum, tamquam mortuus a corde. Factus sum tamquam vas perditum:
{30:13} I have become forgotten, like one dead to the heart. I have become like a damaged utensil.

{30:14} quoniam audivi vituperationem multorum commorantium in circuitu: In eo dum convenirent simul adversum me, accipere animam meam consiliati sunt.
{30:14} For I have heard the harsh criticism of many who linger in the area. While assembled together against me in that place, they deliberated on how to take away my life.

{30:15} Ego autem in te speravi Domine: dixi: Deus meus es tu:
{30:15} But I have hoped in you, O Lord. I said, “You are my God.”

{30:16} in manibus tuis sortes meæ. Eripe me de manu inimicorum meorum, et a persequentibus me.
{30:16} My fate is in your hands. Rescue me from the hand of my enemies and from those who are persecuting me.

{30:17} Illustra faciem tuam super servum tuum, salvum me fac in misericordia tua:
{30:17} Shine your face upon your servant. Save me in your mercy.

{30:18} Domine non confundar, quoniam invocavi te. Erubescant impii, et deducantur in infernum:
{30:18} Do not let me be confounded, Lord, for I have called upon you. Let the impious be ashamed and be drawn down into Hell.

{30:19} muta fiant labia dolosa. Quæ loquuntur adversus iustum iniquitatem, in superbia, et in abusione.
{30:19} May deceitful lips be silenced: those that speak iniquity against the just, in arrogance and in abusiveness.

{30:20} Quam magna multitudo dulcedinis tuæ Domine, quam abscondisti timentibus te. Perfecisti eis, qui sperant in te, in conspectu filiorum hominum.
{30:20} How great is the multitude of your sweetness, O Lord, which you keep hidden for those who fear you, which you have perfected for those who hope in you, in the sight of the sons of men.

{30:21} Abscondes eos in abscondito faciei tuæ a conturbatione hominum. Proteges eos in tabernaculo tuo a contradictione linguarum.
{30:21} You hide them in the concealment of your face, from the disturbance of men. You protect them in your tabernacle, from the contradiction of tongues.

{30:22} Benedictus Dominus: quoniam mirificavit misericordiam suam mihi in civitate munita.
{30:22} Blessed is the Lord. For he has shown his wonderful mercy to me, in a fortified city.

{30:23} Ego autem dixi in excessu mentis meæ: Proiectus sum a facie oculorum tuorum. Ideo exaudisti vocem orationis meæ, dum clamarem ad te.
{30:23} But I said in the excess of my mind: “I have been cast away from the glance of your eyes.” And so, you heeded the voice of my prayer, while I was still crying out to you.

{30:24} Diligite Dominum omnes sancti eius: quoniam veritatem requiret Dominus, et retribuet abundanter facientibus superbiam.
{30:24} Love the Lord, all you his saints. For the Lord will require truth, and he will abundantly repay those who act with arrogance.

{30:25} Viriliter agite, et confortetur cor vestrum, omnes qui speratis in Domino.
{30:25} Act manfully, and let your heart be strengthened, all you who hope in the Lord.

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