Psalm 113 (Vulgate 112)

Alleluia
Praise ye the Lord


Laudate pueri Dominum

O ye servants of the Lord,

laudate nomen Domini

praise the name of the Lord.


sit nomen Domini benedictum

Blessed be the name of Lord

ex hoc nunc et usque in saeculum

from this time forth and for evermore.


a solis ortu usque ad occasum laudabile nomen Domini

From the rising of the sun unto the going down of the same

the Lord’s name [is] to be praised.


excelsus super omnes gentes Dominus

The Lord [is] high above all nations,

super caelos gloria eius

[and] his glory above the heavens.


quis sicut Dominus Deus noster

Who [is] like unto the Lord our God,

qui in altis habitat et humilia respicit

who dwelleth on high, who humbleth [himself] to behold

in caelo et in terra

[the things that are] in heaven, and in the earth!


suscitans a terra inopem

He raiseth up the poor out of the dust

et de stercore erigens pauperem

[and] lifteth the needy out of the dunghill;


ut conlocet eum cum principibus

That he may set [him] with princes,

cum principibus populi sui

[even] with the princes of his people.


qui habitare facit sterilem in domo

He maketh the barren woman to keep house,

matrem filiorum laetantem

[and to be a] joyful mother of children.