PSALM 69 For God's Help During Prayer

Psalm 69: A Model Prayer. For God’s Help During Prayer.

A cry for help against enemies. David prays for the confusion of those who would take his life, while beseeching God at the same time to bless those just ones who seek his divine way.

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Psalm 69: Prayer Audio in Latin

{69:1} In finem, Psalmus David, In rememorationem, quod salvum fecerit eum Dominus.
{69:1} Unto the end. A Psalm of David, in remembrance that the Lord had saved him.

{69:2} Deus in adiutorium meum intende: Domine ad adiuvandum me festina.
{69:2} O God, reach out to help me. O Lord, hasten to assist me.

{69:3} Confundantur, et revereantur, qui quærunt animam meam:
{69:3} May those who seek my soul be confounded and awed.

{69:4} Avertantur retrorsum, et erubescant, qui volunt mihi mala: Avertantur statim erubescentes, qui dicunt mihi: Euge, euge.
{69:4} May those who wish evils upon me be turned back and blush with shame. May they be turned away immediately, blushing with shame, who say to me: “Well, well.”

{69:5} Exultent et lætentur in te omnes qui quærunt te, et dicant semper: Magnificetur Dominus: qui diligunt salutare tuum.
{69:5} Let all who seek you exult and rejoice in you, and let those who love your salvation forever say: “The Lord be magnified.”

{69:6} Ego vero egenus, et pauper sum: Deus adiuva me. Adiutor meus, et liberator meus es tu: Domine ne moreris.
{69:6} I am truly destitute and poor. O God, assist me. You are my helper and my deliverer. O Lord, do not delay.

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