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THE BEHEADING OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, PSALM (PSALM 70)

29 Aug

R. My lips will tell of your justice, O Lord.

1. In you, O Lord, I take refuge;
let me never be put to shame.
In your justice rescue me, free me:
pay heed to me and save me. (R.)

2. Be a rock where I can take refuge,
a mighty stronghold to save me;
for you are my rock, my stronghold.
Free me from the hand of the wicked. (R.)

3. It is you, O Lord, who are my hope,
my trust, O Lord, since my youth.
On you I have leaned from my birth,
from my mother’s womb you have been my help. (R.)

4. My lips will tell of your justice
and day by day of your help.
O God, you have taught me from my youth
and I proclaim your wonders still. (R.)

ALLELUIA

Alleluia, alleluia!
Happy those who are persecuted in the cause of right,
theirs is the kingdom of heaven.
Alleluia!

 
 

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