Psalm 146

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Psalm 146 is the 146th psalm from the Book of Psalms.

Uses[edit]

Ps 146.

Judaism[edit]

Catholic[edit]

Since the Middle Ages, this psalm was recited or sung during the vespers office on Thursday, according to the Rule of St. Benedict, fixed in 530 AD.[5][6]

Given the current Liturgy of the Hours, Psalm 139 is recited Vespers, but also Wednesday's fourth semaine.[7] In the liturgy of the Mass, it is played or sung for the feast of St. John the Baptist.

Set to music[edit]

  • The cantata am achten Sonntage nach Trinitatis, Johann Sebastian Bach, who gets verse 23,
  • Psalm 139, Paul Blumenthal, with verses 23 and 24,
  • Psalm 139, of Johann Nepomuk David for mixed choir,
  • The 139th Psalm, Ernst Pepping, for mixed choir for four voices and orchestra,
  • 139th Psalm, Franz Koglmann for mezzo-soprano, trumpet, trombone and tuba,
  • The Wings of the Morning, David Evan Thomas, for medium voice and piano,
  • Psalm 139, Rudi Spring, for viola, mixed choir and organ,
  • Psalm 139, Joseph Scrivener, for medium voice and piano.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Complete Artscroll Siddur page 70
  2. ^ The Complete Artscroll Siddur page 18
  3. ^ The Complete Artscroll Siddur page 100
  4. ^ The Complete Artscroll Machzor for Rosh Hashanah page 67
  5. ^ Prosper Guéranger, Règle de saint Benoît, (traduction de Prosper Guéranger, réimpressin 2007)
  6. ^ Psautier latin-français du bréviaire monastique, 1938/2003 p519.
  7. ^ Le cycle principal des prières liturgiques se déroule sur quatre semaines