Gradual of Second Sunday in Lent

Psalm 24:17-18

THE TROUBLES of my heart are multiplied: deliver me from my necessities, O Lord. V. See my abjection and my labour, and forgive me all my sins.


Verse 17. Multiplied. Heb. “enlarged.” So in the gradual for the second Sunday of Lent, we read dilatatæ. Bert. — Afflictions must be endured. W. Sen. ep. 12.

Verse 18. See. The word kum, “arise,” may be wanting, as the verse should begin with k, (C.) unless it be lost. MS. 2, repeats the former verse, perhaps to fill up the space. Kennicott. — Forgive. Heb. or “bear.” Bert. S. Jer. M. — If the cause be removed, the affliction will have an end. W.

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