Introit of Fourth Sunday After Easter

Psalm 97:1,2

Sing ye to the Lord a new canticle, alleluia, for the Lord hath done wonderful things, alleluia: He hath revealed His justice in the sight of the Gentiles, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia. Ps. His right hand, and His holy arm, hath gotten Him salvation. V. Glory be to the Father. Sing ye to the Lord.


Verse 1. David. His name occurs not in Heb. though the psalm is worthy of him. Bert. — It may refer to the return from captivity, as a figure of the world’s redemption. — Things. In rescuing his people from slavery, and in the incarnation. C. — For him. Or alone. M. — Christ raised himself by his own power. C. Is. lxii. 5. — He redeemed mankind for his own glory, sibi. Bert.

Verse 2. Salvation. Cyrus, or the Messias, whose gospel is preached every where, (C.) and who has saved the world. W.

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