Psalm 44

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Psalm 44 Prayer Audio in Latin

{44:1} In finem, pro iis, qui commutabuntur, filiis Core, ad intellectum, Canticum pro dilecto.
{44:1} Unto the end. For those who will be changed. To the sons of Korah, toward understanding. A Canticle for the Beloved.

{44:2} Eructavit cor meum verbum bonum: dico ego opera mea regi. Lingua mea calamus scribæ, velociter scribentis.
{44:2} My heart has uttered a good word. I speak of my works to the king. My tongue is like the pen of a scribe who writes quickly.

{44:3} Speciosus forma præ filiis hominum, diffusa est gratia in labiis tuis: propterea benedixit te Deus in æternum.
{44:3} You are a brilliant form before the sons of men. Grace has been poured freely into your lips. Because of this, God has blessed you in eternity.

{44:4} Accingere gladio tuo super femur tuum, potentissime.
{44:4} Fasten your sword to your thigh, O most powerful one.

{44:5} Specie tua et pulchritudine tua intende, prospere procede, et regna, propter veritatem et mansuetudinem, et iustitiam: et deducet te mirabiliter dextera tua.
{44:5} With your splendor and your excellence extended, proceed prosperously, and reign for the sake of truth and meekness and justice, and so will your right hand lead you wondrously.

{44:6} Sagittæ tuæ acutæ, populi sub te cadent, in corda inimicorum regis.
{44:6} Your arrows are sharp; the people will fall under you, with the hearts of the enemies of the king.

{44:7} Sedes tua Deus in sæculum sæculi: virga directionis virga regni tui.
{44:7} Your throne, O God, is forever and ever. The scepter of your kingdom is a scepter of true aim.

{44:8} Dilexisti iustitiam, et odisti iniquitatem: propterea unxit te Deus, Deus tuus oleo lætitiæ præ consortibus tuis.
{44:8} You have loved justice and hated iniquity. Because of this, God, your God, has anointed you, before your co-heirs, with the oil of gladness.

{44:9} Myrrha, et gutta, et casia a vestimentis tuis, a domibus eburneis: ex quibus delectaverunt te
{44:9} Myrrh and balsam and cinnamon perfume your garments, from the houses of ivory. From these, they have delighted you:

{44:10} filiæ regum in honore tuo. Astitit regina a dextris tuis in vestitu deaurato: circumdata varietate.
{44:10} the daughters of kings in your honor. The queen assisted at your right hand, in clothing of gold, encircled with diversity.

{44:11} Audi filia, et vide, et inclina aurem tuam: et obliviscere populum tuum, et domum patris tui.
{44:11} Listen, daughter, and see, and incline your ear. And forget your people and your father’s house.

{44:12} Et concupiscet rex decorem tuum: quoniam ipse est Dominus Deus tuus, et adorabunt eum.
{44:12} And the king will desire your beauty. For he is the Lord your God, and they will adore him.

{44:13} Et filiæ Tyri in muneribus vultum tuum deprecabuntur: omnes divites plebis.
{44:13} And the daughters of Tyre will entreat your countenance with gifts: all the rich men of the people.

{44:14} Omnis gloria eius filiæ regis ab intus, in fimbriis aureis
{44:14} All the glory of the daughter of its king is inside, in golden fringes,

{44:15} circumamicta varietatibus. Adducentur regi virgines post eam: proximæ eius afferentur tibi.
{44:15} clothed all around with diversities. After her, virgins will be led to the king. Her neighbors will be brought to you.

{44:16} Afferentur in lætitia et exultatione: adducentur in templum regis.
{44:16} They will be brought with gladness and exultation. They will be led into the temple of the king.

{44:17} Pro patribus tuis nati sunt tibi filii: constitues eos principes super omnem terram.
{44:17} For your fathers, sons have been born to you. You will establish them as leaders over all the earth.

{44:18} Memores erunt nominis tui in omni generatione et generationem. Propterea populi confitebuntur tibi in æternum: et in sæculum sæculi.
{44:18} They will remember your name always, for generation after generation. Because of this, people will confess to you in eternity, even forever and ever.


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