Offertory of Sixteenth Sunday After Pentecost

Psalm 39:14-15

Look down, O Lord, to help me; let them be confounded and ashamed that seek after my soul to take it away; look down, O Lord, to help me.


Verse 14. Be pleased. The rest is nearly transcribed. Ps. lxix. C. — The Church prays for her weak members. W.

Verse 15. Backward, as those who came to seize Christ were twice. Jo. xviii. 6. — He prays for their conversion. S. — Shame might have proved very salutary to them. Theod. — The reprobate will be confounded. W.

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