Dómine, lábia mea apéries.
Et os meum annuntiábit laudem tuam.
Lord, open our lips.
And we shall praise your name.
“Redemptos iubet Dominus victoriæ carmen canere” (S. Athanasius).
– Suávis est Dóminus, benedícite nómini eius.
2Iubiláte Dómino, omnis terra,*
servíte Dómino in lætítia;
introíte in conspéctu eius*
3Scitóte quóniam Dóminus ipse est Deus;†
ipse fecit nos, et ipsíus sumus,*
pópulus eius et oves páscuæ eius.
4Introíte portas eius in confessióne,†
átria eius in hymnis,*
confitémini illi, benedícite nómini eius.
5Quóniam suávis est Dóminus;†
in ætérnum misericórdia eius,*
et usque in generatiónem et generatiónem véritas eius.
Glória Patri et Fílio*
et Spirítui Sancto.
Sicut erat in princípio et nunc et semper*
et in sǽcula sæculórum.
– Suávis est Dóminus, benedícite nómini eius.*
– Indeed, how good is the Lord: bless his holy name.
Rejoice in the Lord, all the earth,
and serve him with joy.
Exult as you enter his presence.
Know that the Lord is God.
He made us and we are his
– his people, the sheep of his flock.
Cry out his praises as you enter his gates,
fill his courtyards with songs.
Proclaim him and bless his name;
for the Lord is our delight.
His mercy lasts for ever,
his faithfulness through all the ages.
Glory be to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be,
world without end.
– Indeed, how good is the Lord: bless his holy name.*
* If you are reciting this on your own, you can choose to say the antiphon once only at the start of the psalm and not repeat it.
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