Gradual of Twenty-second Sunday After Pentecost

Psalm 132:1-2

Behold how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity. V. It is like the precious ointment on the head, that ran down upon the beard, the beard of Aaron.


Verse 1. Canticle. Heb. &c. with some Lat. copies add, “of David,” (C.) who might write it after being delivered from some danger. It may also be applicable to the martyrs, and to all who have been freed from temptation. Bert. — The captives might compose it in thanksgiving for the leave to return, (C.) or when they had been delivered from the assaults of the neighbouring nations. Orig. C.

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