My foot stands in an even place: in the congregations will I bless the LORD.
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Augustine of Hippo
12. "My foot hath stood in uprightness." My Love hath not withdrawn from Thy righteousness. "In the Churches I will bless Thee, O Lord" (ver. 12). I will not hide Thy blessing, O Lord, from those whom Thou hast called; for next to the love of Thee I join the love of my neighbour.
Direct, (directo.) Protestants, "in an even place "(Haydock) in the court where the Levites sung. (Vatable)
I have followed the paths of justice, and hope soon to be able to praise thee in thy temple. (Calmet)
These seven last verses are daily recited at Mass. But do we reflect what innocence and fervour are required of the sacred ministers? I cannot assert that my paths have never strayed from the right way. Pardon my transgressions, and enable me henceforth to live so that I may be worthy to sound forth thy praise, and to appear in thy sanctuary. (Berthier)
Thee. Hebrew, "the Lord. "(Haydock)
The psalms of David are now used in every Christian Church. (Euthymius; Menochius)