132:2. Like the precious ointment on the head, that ran down upon the beard, the beard of Aaron, Which ran down to the skirt of his garment:
132:3. As the dew of Hermon, which descendeth upon mount Sion. For there the Lord hath commanded blessing, and life for evermore.
Psalms Chapter 133
Ecce nunc benedicite.
An exhortation to praise God continually.
133:1. A gradual canticle. Behold now bless ye the Lord, all ye servants of the Lord: Who stand in the house of the Lord, in the courts of the house of our God.
133:2. In the nights lift up your hands to the holy places, and bless ye the Lord.
133:3. May the Lord out of Sion bless thee, he that made heaven and earth.
Psalms Chapter 134
An exhortation to praise God: the vanity of idols.
134:1. Alleluia. Praise ye the name of the Lord: O you his servants, praise the Lord:
134:2. You that stand in the house of the Lord, in the courts of the house of our God.
134:3. Praise ye the Lord, for the Lord is good: sing ye to his name, for it is sweet.
134:4. For the Lord hath chosen Jacob unto himself: Israel for his own possession.
134:5. For I have known that the Lord is great, and our God is above all gods.
134:6. Whatsoever the Lord pleased he hath done, in heaven, in earth, in the sea, and in all the deeps.
134:7. He bringeth up clouds from the end of the earth: he hath made lightnings for the rain. He bringeth forth winds out of his stores:
134:8. He slew the firstborn of Egypt from man even unto beast.
134:9. He sent forth signs and wonders in the midst of thee, O Egypt: upon Pharao, and upon all his servants.
134:10. He smote many nations, and slew mighty kings:
134:11. Sehon king of the Amorrhites, and Og king of Basan, and all the kingdoms of Chanaan.
134:12. And gave their land for an inheritance, for an inheritance to his people Israel.
134:13. Thy name, O Lord, is for ever: thy memorial, O Lord, unto all generations.
134:14. For the Lord will judge his people, and will be entreated in favour of his servants.
134:15. The idols of the Gentiles are silver and gold, the works of men's hands.
134:16. They have a mouth, but they speak not: they have eyes, but they see not.
134:17. They have ears, but they hear not: neither is there any breath in their mouths.
134:18. Let them that make them be like to them: and every one that trusteth in them.
134:19. Bless the Lord, O house of Israel: bless the Lord, O house of Aaron.
134:20. Bless the Lord, O house of Levi: you that fear the Lord, bless the Lord.
134:21. Blessed be the Lord out of Sion, who dwelleth in Jerusalem.
Psalms Chapter 135
God is to be praised for his wonderful works.
135:1. Alleluia. Praise the Lord, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever.
Praise the Lord... By this invitation to praise the Lord, thrice repeated, we profess the Blessed Trinity, One God in three distinct Persons, the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
135:2. Praise ye the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:3. Praise ye the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:4. Who alone doth great wonders: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:5. Who made the heavens in understanding: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:6. Who established the earth above the waters: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:7. Who made the great lights: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:8. The sun to rule the day: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:9. The moon and the stars to rule the night: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:10. Who smote Egypt with their firstborn: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:11. Who brought out Israel from among them: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:12. With a mighty hand and with a stretched out arm: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:13. Who divided the Red Sea into parts: for his mercy endureth for ever.
135:14. And brought out Israel through the midst thereof: for his mercy endureth for ever.