0. A Song of Ascents. Of David.

1. I was glad when they said to me, "Let us go to the house of the LORD!"

2. Our feet have been standing within your gates, O Jerusalem!

3. Jerusalem, built as a city which is bound firmly together,

4. to which the tribes go up, the tribes of the LORD, as was decreed for Israel, to give thanks to the name of the LORD.

5. There thrones for judgment were set, the thrones of the house of David.

6. Pray for the peace of Jerusalem! "May they prosper who love you!

7. Peace be within your walls, and security within your towers!"

8. For my brethren and companions' sake I will say, "Peace be within you!"

9. For the sake of the house of the LORD our God, I will seek your good.

“O temor e a confiança devem dar as mãos e proceder como irmãos. Se nos damos conta de que temos muito temor devemos recorrer à confiança. Se confiamos excessivamente devemos ter um pouco de temor”. São Padre Pio de Pietrelcina