1. Alleluia! I am pleased that the Lord has heard my voice in supplication,

2. that he has not been deaf to me, the day I called on him.

3. When the cords of death entangled me, the snares of the grave laid hold of me, when affliction got the better of me,

4. I called upon the name of the Lord: "O Lord, save my life!"

5. Gracious and righteous is the Lord; full of compassion is our God.

6. the Lord protects the simple: he saved me when I was humbled.

7. Return, O my soul, to your rest, for the Lord has taken care of you.

8. He has freed my soul from death, my eyes from weeping, my feet from stumbling;

9. I will walk before the Lord in the land of the living.

10. I have kept faith even when I said, "I am greatly afflicted."

11. I have said in my dismay, "To hope in humans is vain."

12. How can I repay the Lord for all his goodness to me?

13. I will lift up the cup of salvation and call on the name of the Lord.

14. I will fulfill my vows to the Lord in the presence of all his people.

15. It is painful to the Lord to see the death of his faithful.

16. O Lord, I am your servant, truly your servant, your handmaid's son. You have freed me from my bonds.

17. I will offer you a thanksgiving sacrifice; I will call on the name of the Lord.

18. I will carry out my vows to the Lord in the presence of his people,

19. in the courts of the house of the Lord, in your midst, O Jerusalem.

“Para consolar uma alma na sua dor, mostre-lhe todo o bem que ela ainda pode fazer.” São Padre Pio de Pietrelcina