Psalmus David, Jeremiæ. Super flumina...
Language: Latin 
1 [Psalmus David, Jeremiæ.] Super flumina Babylonis illic
  sedimus et flevimus, cum recordaremur Sion.
2 In salicibus in medio ejus suspendimus organa nostra:
3 quia illic interrogaverunt nos, qui captivos duxerunt nos, verba cantionum;
  et qui abduxerunt nos: Hymnum cantate nobis de canticis Sion.
4 Quomodo cantabimus canticum Domini in terra aliena?
5 Si oblitus fuero tui, Jerusalem, oblivioni detur dextera mea.
6 Adhæreat lingua mea faucibus meis, si non meminero tui; 
  si non proposuero Jerusalem in principio lætitiæ meæ.
7 Memor esto, Domine, filiorum Edom, in die Jerusalem:
  qui dicunt: Exinanite, exinanite usque ad fundamentum in ea.
8 Filia Babylonis misera! beatus qui retribuet tibi
  retributionem tuam quam retribuisti nobis.
9 Beatus qui tenebit, et allidet parvulos tuos ad petram.

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Při řekách babylonských
Language: Czech (Čeština)  after the Latin 
Při řekách babylonských,
Tam jsme sedávali a plakávali,
Rozpomínajíce se na Sion.
Na vrby v té zemi
Zavěšovali jsme citary své,
A když se tam dotazovali nás ti,
Kteříž nás zajali,
Na slova písničky říkajíce:
Zpívejte nám některou píseň Sionskou,
Odpovídali jsme:
Kterakž bychom mohli zpívati
Píseň Hospodinovu
V zemi cizozemců?
Jestliže se zapomenu na tebe,
O Jeruzaléme,
O, zapomeniž i pravice má umění svého.

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Word count: 65