Psalm 125

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Psalm 125 is the 125th psalm from the Book of Psalms. It is one of 15 psalms that begins with the words "A song of ascents" (Shir Hama'alot).

Uses[edit]

Judaism[edit]

Catholicism[edit]

Around 530, St. Benedict of Nursia used this for the office of Sext from Tuesday until Saturday, after Psalm 123 and Psalm 124, according to its Rule of St. Benoît.[2][3] Today its use is in the Liturgy of the Hours, being recited or sung vespers Monday of the third week.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Complete Artscroll Siddur page 530
  2. ^ D’après le Complete Artscroll Siddur, compilation des prières juives.
  3. ^ traduction par Prosper Guéranger, Règle de saint Benoît, (Abbaye Saint-Pierre de Solesmes, réimpression 2007) p 46.
  4. ^ Le cycle principal des prières liturgiques se déroule sur quatre semaines.