Psalm 132 (Douay-Rheims)

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1 (131-1) <A gradual canticle.> O Lord, remember David, and all his meekness. 2 (131-2) How he swore to the Lord, he vowed a vow to the God of Jacob: 3 (131-3) If I shall enter into the tabernacle of my house: if I shall go up into the bed wherein I lie: 4 (131-4) If I shall give sleep to my eyes, or slumber to my eyelids, 5 (131-5) Or rest to my temples: until I find out a place for the Lord, a tabernacle for the God of Jacob. 6 (131-6) Behold we have heard of it in Ephrata: we have found it in the fields of the wood. 7 (131-7) We will go into his tabernacle: we will adore in the place where his feet stood. 8 (131-8) Arise, O Lord, into thy resting place: thou and the ark, which thou hast sanctified. 9 (131-9) Let thy priests be clothed with justice: and let thy saints rejoice. 10 (131-10) For thy servant David’s sake, turn not away the face of thy anointed. 11 (131-11) The Lord hath sworn truth to David, and he will not make it void: of the fruit of thy womb I will set upon thy throne. 12 (131-12) If thy children will keep my covenant, and these my testimonies which I shall teach them: Their children also for evermore shall sit upon thy throne. 13 (131-13) For the Lord hath chosen Sion: he hath chosen it for his dwelling. 14 (131-14) This is my rest for ever and ever: here will I dwell, for I have chosen it. 15 (131-15) Blessing I will bless her widow: I will satisfy her poor with bread. 16 (131-16) I will clothe her priests with salvation, and her saints shall rejoice with exceeding great joy. 17 (131-17) There will I bring forth a horn to David: I have prepared a lamp for my anointed. 18 (131-18) His enemies I will clothe with confusion: but upon him shall my sanctification flourish.
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