Illumina oculos meos

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Offertory for Pentecost IV (Ordinary Time10). Text from Psalm 12:4b-5a (Vulgate).

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Latin.png Latin text

12:4b  Illumina oculos meos, ne unquam obdormiam in morte,
12:5a  Ne quando dicat inimicus meus. Praevalui adversus eum.

Variant 1

12:5b  Qui tribulant me exultabunt si motus fuero.
12:6  Ego autem in misericordia tua speravi, Exultavit cor meum in salutary tuo.
  Cantabo Domino qui bona tribuit mihi et psallam nomini
Domini altissimi.

Variant 2

Ps.17:3a  Dominus firmamentum meum, et refugium meum, et liberator meus, Deus meus, adjutor meus.

English.png English translation

13:3b  Lighten mine eyes, that I sleep not in death.
13:4a  Lest my enemy say "I have prevailed against him."

Variant 1

13:4b  for if I be cast down, they that trouble me will rejoice at it.
13:5  But my trust is in thy mercy : and my heart is joyful in thy salvation.
13:6  I will sing of the Lord, because he hath dealt so lovingly with me : yea, I will praise the Name of the Lord most highest.

Variant 2

Ps.18:1b  The Lord is my stony rock, and my defence: my saviour, my God, and my might.

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