Psalm 111 (Vulgate 110)

Alleluia reversionis Aggei et Zacchariae
Praise ye the Lord


Confitebor tibi Domino in toto corde meo

I will praise the Lord with [my] whole heart,

in consilio iustorum et congregatione

in the assembly of the upright, and [in] the congregation.


magna opera Domini

The works of the Lord [are] great,

exquisita in omnes voluntates eius

sought out of all them that have pleasure therein.


confessio et magnificentia opus eius

His work [is] honourable and glorious:

et iustitia eius manet in saeculum saeculi

and his righteousness endureth for ever.


memoriam fecit mirabilium suorum

He hath made his wonderful works to be remembered:

misericors et miserator Dominus

the Lord [is] gracious and full of compassion.


escam dedit timentibus se

He hath given meat unto them that fear him:

memor erit in saeculum testamenti sui

he will ever be mindful of his covenant.


virtutem operum suorum adnuntiabit populo suo

He hath shewed his people the power of his works,

ut det illis hereditatem gentium

that he may give them the heritage of the heathen.


opera manuum eius veritas et iudicium

The works of his hands [are] verity and judgment:

fidelia omnia mandata eius

all his commandments [are] sure.


confirmata in saeculum saeculi

They stand fast for ever and ever,

facta in veritate et aequitate

[and are] done in truth and uprightness.


redemptionem misit populo suo

He sent redemption unto his people:

mandavit in aeternum testamentum suum

he hath commanded his covenant for ever:

sanctum et terribile nomen eius

holy and reverend [is] his name.


initium sapientiae timor Domini

The fear of the Lord [is] the beginning of wisdom:

intellectus bonus omnibus facientibus eum

a good understanding have all they that do [his commandments]:

laudatio eius manet in saeculum saeculi

his praise endureth for ever.