Psalm 130 (129) – De Profundis

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Psalm 130 (129) – De Profundis

15th Century French Manuscript: “De Profundis” – WikipediaDe Profundis (Out of the Depths) is one of the seven Penitential Psalms. It is the Latin translation of Psalm 130 (129) from the Book of Psalms. It is prayed at Vespers (Evening Prayer), Compline (Night Prayer), and in the Office of the Dead.  It was likely composed during the Babylonian Exile, or during the restoration after the Exile. The following video features a setting of De Profundis by the French Baroque composer, Marc-Antoine Charpentier (1643-1704). DE PROFUNDIS (Latin)De profundis clamavi ad te, Domine:Domine, exaudi vocem meam:Fiant aures tuae intendentes,in vocem deprecationis meae.Si iniquitates observaveris, Domine:Domine,

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