Offertory of Saint Lawrence Justinian

Psalm 88:21-22

I have found David My servant, with My holy oil I have anointed him: for My hand shall help him, and My arm shall strengthen him.


Verse 21. Oil. Sept. Vat. has, “mercy,” and is followed by S. Jerom in Ezec. lv. 3. C. — But is a mistake, eleei being put for elaiw. Bert.

Verse 23. Him. The Jews contributed to the glory of Christ, and the redemption of mankind. The enemies of David fell before his feet. C.

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