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Ecclesiasticus, chapter 21 – Book of Sirach

3views 0shareCautions against sin in general, and some sins in particular. 1 My son, hast thou sinned? do so no more: but for thy former sins also pray that they may be forgiven thee. 2 Flee from sins as from… Continue Reading →

Canticle of Canticles – 8

5views 0shareThe love of the church to Christ: his love to her. 1 Who shall give thee to me for my brother, sucking the breasts of my mother, that I may find thee without, and kiss thee, and now no… Continue Reading →

Psalm 52 – Dixit insipiens

5views 0shareThe general corruption of man before the coming of Christ. [1] Unto the end, for Maeleth, understandings to David. The fool said in his heart: There is no God. [2] They are corrupted, and become abominable in iniquities: there… Continue Reading →

Proverbs, chapter 11

4views 0share1 A deceitful balance is an abomination before the Lord: and a just weight is his will. 2 Where pride is, there also shall be reproach: but where humility is, there also is wisdom. 3 The simplicity of the… Continue Reading →

Prophecy of Isaiah, chapter 8

4views 0shareThe name of a child that is to be born: many evils shall come upon the Jews for their sins. 1 And the Lord said to me: Take thee a great book, and write in it with a man’s… Continue Reading →

Psalm 122 – Ad te levavi

5views 0shareA prayer in affliction, with confidence in God. A gradual canticle. 1 To thee have I lifted up my eyes, who dwellest in heaven. 2 Behold as the eyes of servants are on the hands of their masters, As… Continue Reading →

Ecclesiasticus, chapter 20 – Book of Sirach

5views 0shareRules with regard to correction, discretion, and avoiding lies. 1 How much better is it to reprove, than to be angry, and not to hinder him that confesseth in prayer. 2 The lust of an eunuch shall devour a… Continue Reading →

Canticle of Canticles – 7

2views 0shareA further description of the graces of the church the spouse of Christ. 1 What shalt thou see in the Sulamitess but the companies of camps? How beautiful are thy steps in shoes, O prince’s daughter! The joints of… Continue Reading →

Psalm 51 – Quid gloriaris

4views 0shareDavid condemneth the wickedness of Doeg, and foretelleth his destruction. [1] Unto the end, understanding for David, [2] When Doeg the Edomite came and told Saul David went to the house of Achimelech. [1 Kings 22] [3] Why dost… Continue Reading →

Proverbs, chapter 10 – Wise Sayings

5views 0shareMany wise sayings and axioms, relating to wisdom and folly, virtue and vice. 1 A wise son maketh the father glad: but a foolish son is the sorrow of his mother. 2 Treasures of wickedness shall profit nothing: but… Continue Reading →

Prophecy of Isaiah, chapter 7

4views 0shareThe prophet assures king Achaz that the two kings his enemies shall not take Jerusalem. A virgin shall conceive and bear a son. 1 And it came to pass in the days of Achaz the son of Joathan, the… Continue Reading →

Psalm 121 – Laetatus sum in his

3views 0shareThe desire and hope of the just for the coming of the kingdom of God, and the peace of his church. 1 I rejoiced at the things that were said to me: We shall go into the house of… Continue Reading →

Ecclesiasticus, chapter 19 – Book of Sirach

2views 0shareAdmonition against sundry vices. 1 A workman that is a drunkard shall not be rich: and he that contemneth small things, shall fall by little and little. 2 Wine and women make wise men fall off, and shall rebuke… Continue Reading →

Canticle of Canticles – 6

5views 0shareThe spouse of Christ is but one: she is fair and terrible. 1 My beloved is gone down into his garden, to the bed of aromatical spices, to feed in the gardens, and to gather lilies. 2 I to… Continue Reading →

Psalm 50 – Miserere

4views 0shareThe repentance and confession of David after his sin. The fourth penitential psalm. [1] Unto the end, a psalm of David, [2] When Nathan the prophet came to him after he had sinned with Bethsabee. [3] Have mercy on… Continue Reading →

Proverbs, chapter 9 – Wisdom

1views 0shareWisdom invites all to her feast. Folly calls another way. 1 Wisdom hath built herself a house, she hath hewn her out seven pillars. 2 She hath slain her victims, mingled her wine, and set forth her table. 3… Continue Reading →

Prophecy of Isaiah, chapter 6

4views 0shareA glorious vision, in which the prophet’s lips are cleansed: he foretelleth the obstinacy of the Jews. 1 In the year that king Ozias died, I saw the Lord sitting upon a throne high and elevated: and his train… Continue Reading →

Psalm 120 – Levavi oculos

3views 0shareGod is the keeper of his servants. A gradual canticle. 1 I have lifted up my eyes to the mountains, from whence help shall come to me. 2 My help is from the Lord, who made heaven and earth…. Continue Reading →

Ecclesiasticus, chapter 18 – Book of Sirach

4views 0shareGod’s works are wonderful: we must serve him, and not our lusts. 1 He that liveth for ever created all things together. God only shall be justified, and he remaineth an invincible king for ever. 2 Who is able… Continue Reading →

Canticle of Canticles – 5

3views 0shareChrist calls his spouse: she languishes with love: and describes him by his graces. 1 Let my beloved come into his garden, and eat the fruit of his apple trees. I am come into my garden, O my sister,… Continue Reading →

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