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The first book of Psalms, song 27, Vulgate and King James Version

Psalm 27


   1 David. Dominus illuminatio mea et salus mea; quem timebo? Dominus protector vitae meae; a quo trepidabo?
   2 Dum appropiant super me nocentes, ut edant carnes meas; qui tribulant me et inimici mei, ipsi infirmati sunt et ceciderunt.
   3 Si consistant adversum me castra, non timebit cor meum; si exsurgat adversum me proelium, in hoc ego sperabo.
   4 Unum petii a Domino, hoc requiram: ut inhabitem in domo Domini omnibus diebus vitae meae, ut videam voluptatem Domini et visitem templum eius.
   5 Quoniam occultabit me in tentorio suo in die malorum. Abscondet me in abscondito tabernaculi sui, in petra exaltabit me.
   6 Et nunc exaltatur caput meum super inimicos meos in circuitu meo. Immolabo in tabernaculo eius hostias vociferationis, cantabo et psalmum dicam Domino.
   7 Exaudi, Domine, vocem meam, qua clamavi; miserere mei et exaudi me.
   8 De te dixit cor meum: "Exquirite faciem meam!". Faciem tuam, Domine, exquiram.
   9 Ne avertas faciem tuam a me, ne declines in ira a servo tuo. Adiutor meus es tu, ne me reicias neque derelinquas me, Deus salutis meae.
   10 Quoniam pater meus et mater mea dereliquerunt me, Dominus autem assumpsit me.
   11 Ostende mihi, Domine, viam tuam et dirige me in semitam rectam propter inimicos meos.
   12 Ne tradideris me in animam tribulantium me, quoniam insurrexerunt in me testes iniqui, et qui violentiam spirant.
   13 Credo videre bona Domini in terra viventium.
   14 Exspecta Dominum, viriliter age, et confortetur cor tuum, et sustine Dominum.

King James Version

   A Psalm of David.
   1 The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
   2 When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.
   3 Though an host should encamp against me, my heart shall not fear: though war should rise against me, in this will I be confident.
   4 One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple.
   5 For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.
   6 And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the LORD.
   7 Hear, O LORD, when I cry with my voice: have mercy also upon me, and answer me.
   8 When thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek.
   9 Hide not thy face far from me; put not thy servant away in anger: thou hast been my help; leave me not, neither forsake me, O God of my salvation.
   10 When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up.
   11 Teach me thy way, O LORD, and lead me in a plain path, because of mine enemies.
   12 Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
   13 I had fainted, unless I had believed to see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living.
   14 Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD.

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