Psalmus LXXXIII (Nova Vulgata)
Psalm 83 (84)

Desiderium templi Domini
Desire for the Lord's Temple
Non habemus hic manentem civitatem, sed futuram inquirimus.
(Hebr 13, 14)
We have here not a lasting city, but we seek the one that is to come.
(Hebr 13, 14)
2 QUAM dilecta tabernacula tua, Domine virtutum! * 3 Concupiscit et deficit anima mea in atria Domini. 2 HOW lovely are Thy tabernacles, O Lord of hosts! * 3 My soul longeth and fainteth for the courts of the Lord.
Cor meum et caro mea * exsultaverunt in Deum vivum. My heart and my flesh * have rejoiced in the living God.
4 Etenim passer invenit sibi domum et turtur nidum sibi ubi ponat pullos suos: * altaria tua, Domine virtutum, rex meus et Deus meus. 4 For the sparrow hath found herself a house, and the turtle a nest for herself where she may lay her young ones: * Thy altars, O Lord of hosts, my king and my God.
5 Beati qui habitant in domo tua: * in perpetuum laudabunt te. 5 Blessed are they that dwell in Thy house: * they shall praise Thee for ever and ever.
6 Beatus vir cuius est auxilium abs te, * ascensiones in corde suo disposuit. 6 Blessed is the man whose help is from Thee: * his heart is set upon the journey,
7 Transeuntes per vallem sitientem in fontem ponent eam, * etenim benedictionibus vestiet eam pluvia matutina. 7 Crossing through the dry valley, they make it a spring, * for the morning rain clothes it in blessings.
8 Ibunt de virtute in virtutem, * videbitur Deus deorum in Sion. 8 They shall go from virtue to virtue: * the God of gods shall be seen in Sion.
9 Domine Deus virtutum, exaudi orationem meam; * auribus percipe Deus Iacob. 9 O Lord God of hosts, hear my prayer: * give ear, O God of Jacob.
10 Protector noster aspice, Deus, * et respice in faciem christi tui. 10 Behold, O God our protector: * and look on the face of Thy Christ.
11 Quia melior est dies una in atriis tuis super milia, elegi ad limen esse in domo Dei mei, * magis quam habitare in tabernaculis peccatorum. 11 For better is one day in Thy courts above thousands. I have chosen to be at the threshold in the house of my God, * rather than to dwell in the tents of sinners.
12 Quia sol et scutum est Dominus Deus, gratiam et gloriam dabit Dominus; * non privabit bonis eos, qui ambulant in innocentia. 12 For a sun and shield are the Lord God, grace and glory the Lord will grant; * He will not deprive them of good things, those who walk in innocence.
13 Domine virtutum, * beatus homo qui sperat in te. 13 O Lord of hosts, * blessed is the man that trusteth in Thee.

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