Canticum graduum. Lætatus sum in his quæ
Language: Latin 
1 [Canticum graduum.] Lætatus sum in his quæ
  dicta sunt mihi: In domum Domini ibimus.
2 Stantes erant pedes nostri in atriis tuis, Jerusalem.
3 Jerusalem, quæ ædificatur ut civitas,
  cujus participatio ejus in idipsum.
4 Illuc enim ascenderunt tribus, tribus Domini: testimonium Israël,
  ad confitendum nomini Domini. 
5 Quia illic sederunt sedes in judicio, sedes super domum David.
6 Rogate quæ ad pacem sunt Jerusalem, et abundantia diligentibus te.
7 Fiat pax in virtute tua, et abundantia in turribus tuis.
8 Propter fratres meos et proximos meos, loquebar pacem de te.
9 Propter domum Domini Dei nostri, quæsivi bona tibi.

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  • ENG English (Bible or other Sacred Texts) , "Psalm 121 (122)", King James Version
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I was glad when they said unto me
Language: English  after the Latin 
I was glad when they said unto me:
We will go, into the house of the Lord.



For thither the tribes go up, ev'n the tribes of the Lord:
to testify unto Israel, and to give thanks unto the Name of the Lord.
For there is the seat of judgement: even the seat of the house of David.
O pray for the peace of Jerusalem:
they shall prosper that love thee.
Peace be within thy walls:
and plenteousness within thy palaces.

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This text was added to the website: 2004-12-13
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