Alleluia of Saint Joseph

Ecclus. 45:9; Osee 14:6

Alleluia, alleluia. V. The Lord loved him, and adorned him; He clothed him with a robe of glory.

Alleluia. V. The just shall spring as the lily; and shall flourish for ever before the Lord. Alleluia.


Ecclesiasticus 45

Verse 9. Robe. Lit. “stole,” (H.) which was a long robe, used in the East by both sexes. — Crowned. Gr. “confirmed” him in his dignity. C.

Osee 14

Verse 6. Dew. Israel has been like a plant dried up. C. xiii. 15. — Libanus. The cedars were tall and bulky, being well rooted.

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