THE HOLY BIBLE Douay-Rheims

Book of Psalms (Author Moses, David, Solomon, Asaph, Eman, Ethan, sons of Core, compiled by Esdras)

136:1¤ Praise the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:2Praise ye the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:3Praise ye the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:4Who alone doth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:5Who made the heavens in understanding: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:6Who established the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:7Who made the great lights: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:8The sun to rule the day: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:9The moon and the stars to rule the night: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:10Who smote Egypt with their firstborn: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:11Who brought out Israel from among them: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:12With a mighty hand and with a stretched out arm: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:13Who divided the Red Sea into parts: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:14And brought out Israel through the midst thereof: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:15And overthrew Pharao and his host in the Red Sea: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:16Who led his people through the desert: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:17Who smote great kings: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:18And slew strong kings: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:19Sehon king of the Amorrhites: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:20And Og king of Basan: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:21And he gave their land for an inheritance: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:22For an inheritance to his servant Israel: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:23For he was mindful of us in our affliction: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:24And he redeemed us from our enemies: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:25Who giveth food to all flesh: for his mercy endureth for ever.

136:26Give glory to the God of heaven: for his mercy endureth for ever. Give glory to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.

137:1¤ Upon the rivers of Babylon, there we sat and wept: when we remembered Sion:

137:2On the willows in the midst thereof we hung up our instruments.

137:3For there they that led us into captivity required of us the words of songs. And they that carried us away, said: Sing ye to us a hymn of the songs of Sion.

137:4How shall we sing the song of the Lord in a strange land?

137:5If I forget thee, O Jerusalem, let my right hand be forgotten.

137:6Let my tongue cleave to my jaws, if I do not remember thee: If I make not Jerusalem the beginning of my joy.

137:7Remember, O Lord, the children of Edom, in the day of Jerusalem: Who say: Rase it, rase it, even to the foundation thereof.

137:8O daughter of Babylon, miserable: blessed shall he be who shall repay thee thy payment which thou hast paid us.

137:9Blessed be he that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock.

138:1¤ I will praise thee, O Lord, with my whole heart: for thou hast heard the words of my mouth. I will sing praise to thee in the sight of the angels:

138:2I will worship towards thy holy temple, and I will give glory to thy name. For thy mercy, and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy holy name above all.

138:3In what day soever I shall call upon thee, hear me: thou shalt multiply strength in my soul.

138:4May all the kings of the earth give glory to thee: for they have heard all the words of thy mouth.

138:5And let them sing in the ways of the Lord: for great is the glory of the Lord.

138:6For the Lord is high, and looketh on the low: and the high he knoweth afar off.

138:7If I shall walk in the midst of tribulation, thou wilt quicken me: and thou hast stretched forth thy hand against the wrath of my enemies: and thy right hand hath saved me.

138:8The Lord will repay for me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: O despise not the works of thy hands.



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