Liturgical Colour : Violet
Psalm 142 : 9, 10 and Psalm 17 : 48-49
Eripe me, Domine, de inimicis meis : doce me facere voluntatem Tuam.
Response : Liberator meus, Domine, de gentibus iracundis : ab insurgentibus in me exaltabis me : a viro iniquo eripies me.
Deliver me from my enemies, o Lord, teach me to do Your will.
Response : My Deliverer, o Lord, from the angry nations, You will lift me up above those who rise up against me, from the unjust man You will deliver me.
Psalm 128 : 1-4
Saepe expugnaverunt me a juventute mea.
Response : Dicat nunc Israel : saepe expugnaverunt me a juventute mea.
Response : Etenim non potuerunt mihi : supra dorsum meum fabricaverunt peccatores.
Response : Prolongaverunt iniquitates suas : Dominus justus concidit cervices peccatorum.
Often have they fought against me from my youth.
Response : Let Israel now say, often have they fought against me from my youth.
Response : But they could not prevail over me, the wicked have wrought upon my back.
Response : They have lengthened their iniquities, the Lord Who is just will cut the neck of sinners.