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Ecclesiasticus, chapter 4

0views 0shareAn exhortation to works of mercy, and to the love of wisdom. 1 Son, defraud not the poor of alms, and turn not away thy eyes from the poor. 2 Despise not the hungry soul: and provoke not the… Continue Reading →

Ecclesiastes, chapter 3 – All things change

1views 0shareAll human things are liable to perpetual changes. We are to rest on God’s providence, and cast away fruitless cares. 1 All things have their season, and in their times all things pass under heaven. 2 A time to… Continue Reading →

Psalm 28 – Afferte Domino

1views 0shareAn invitation to glorify God, with a commemoration of his mighty works. [1] A psalm for David, at the finishing of the tabernacle. Bring to the Lord, O ye children of God: bring to the Lord the offspring of… Continue Reading →

Psalm 144 – Exaltabo te, Deus

1views 0shareA psalm of praise, to the infinite majesty of God. 1 I will extol thee, O God my king: and I will bless thy name for ever; yea, for ever and ever. 2 Every day I will bless thee:… Continue Reading →

Ecclesiasticus, chapter 42 – Book of Sirach

2views 0shareOf what things we ought not to be ashamed. Cautions with regard to women. The works and greatness of God. 1 Repeat not the word which thou hast heard, and disclose not the thing that is secret; so shalt… Continue Reading →

Psalm 105 – Confitemini Domino

1views 0shareA confession of the manifold sins and ingratitudes of the Israelites. Alleluia. 1 Alleluia. Give glory to the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. 2 Who shall declare the powers of the Lord? who… Continue Reading →

Ecclesiastes, chapter 2 – The vanity of pleasures

2views 0shareThe vanity of pleasures, riches, and worldly labours. 1 I said in my heart: I will go, and abound with delights, and enjoy good things. And I saw that this also was vanity. 2 Laughter I counted error: and… Continue Reading →

Psalm 26 – Dominus illuminatio

3views 0shareDavid’s faith and hope in God. [1] The psalm of David before he was anointed. The Lord is my light and my salvation, whom shall I fear? The Lord is the protector of my life: of whom shall I… Continue Reading →

Psalm 143 – Benedictus Dominus

2views 0shareThe prophet praiseth God, and prayeth to be delivered from his enemies. No worldly happiness is to be compared with that of serving God. A psalm of David against Goliath. Blessed be the Lord my God, who teacheth my… Continue Reading →

Ecclesiasticus, chapter 41 – Book of Sirach

3views 0shareOf the remembrance of death: of an evil and of a good name: of what things we ought to be ashamed. 1 O death, how bitter is the remembrance of thee to a man that hath peace in his… Continue Reading →

Psalm 104 – Confitemini Domino

2views 0shareA thanksgiving to God for his benefits to his people Israel. Alleluia. 1 Alleluia. Give glory to the Lord, and call upon his name: declare his deeds among the Gentiles. 2 Sing to him, yea sing praises to him:… Continue Reading →

Ecclesiasticus, chapter 2 – The Bible

5views 0shareGod’s servants must look for temptations: and must arm themselves with patience and confidence in God. 1 Son, when thou comest to the service of God, stand in justice and in fear, and prepare thy soul for temptation. 2… Continue Reading →

Ecclesiastes, chapter 1 – The vanity of all temporal things

1views 0share1 The words of Ecclesiastes, the son of David, king of Jerusalem. 2 Vanity of vanities, said Ecclesiastes vanity of vanities, and all is vanity. 3 What hath a man more of all his labour, that he taketh under… Continue Reading →

Psalm 25 – Judica me, Domine

10views 0shareDavid’s prayer to God in his distress, to be delivered, that he may come to worship him in his tabernacle. [1] Unto the end, a psalm for David. Judge me, O Lord, for I have walked in my innocence:… Continue Reading →

Psalm 142 – Domine, exaudi

4views 0shareThe psalmist in tribulation calleth upon God for his delivery. The seventh penitential psalm. 1 Hear, O Lord, my prayer: give ear to my supplication in thy truth: hear me in thy justice. 2 And enter not into judgment… Continue Reading →

Ecclesiasticus, chapter 40 – Book of Sirach

2views 0shareThe miseries of the life of man are relieved by the grace of God and his fear. 1 Great labour is created for all men, and a heavy yoke is upon the children of Adam, from the day of… Continue Reading →

Psalm 103 – Benedic, anima

2views 0shareGod is to be praised for his mighty works, and wonderful providence. 1 For David himself. Bless the Lord, O my soul: O Lord my God, thou art exceedingly great. Thou hast put on praise and beauty: 2 And… Continue Reading →

Ecclesiasticus (Sirach), chapter 1 – In praise of true wisdom

2views 0shareAll wisdom is from God, and is given to them that fear and love God. 1 All wisdom is from the Lord God, and hath been always with him, and is before all time. 2 Who hath numbered the… Continue Reading →

Proverbs, chapter 31 – An exhortation to chastity

2views 0shareAn exhortation to chastity, temperance, and works of mercy; with the praise of a wise woman. 1 The words of king Lamuel. The vision wherewith his mother instructed him. 2 What, O my beloved, what, O the beloved of… Continue Reading →

Psalm 24 – Ad te, Domine, levavi

3views 0shareA prayer for grace, mercy, and protection against our enemies. [1] Unto the end, a psalm for David. To thee, O Lord, have I lifted up my soul. [2] In thee, O my God, I put my trust; let… Continue Reading →

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