1 [Of David] Blessed be Yahweh, my rock, who trains my hands for war and my fingers for battle,
3 Yahweh, what is a human being for you to notice, a child of Adam for you to think about?
8 whose every word is worthless, whose right hand is raised in perjury.
10 for you give kings their victories, you rescue your servant David. From the sword of evil
11 save me, rescue me from the clutches of foreigners whose every word is worthless, whose right hand testifies to falsehood.
15 How blessed the nation of whom this is true, blessed the nation whose God is Yahweh!
Reading 1, Leviticus 19:1-2, 11-18: 1 Yahweh spoke to Moses and said:2 'Speak to the whole ... Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 19:8, 9, 10, 15: 8 The precepts of Yahweh are honest, joy for ... Gospel, Matthew 25:31-46: 31 'When the Son of man comes in his glory, escorted by all the ... continue readingMore Daily Readings
The New Jerusalem Bible (NJB) is a Catholic translation of the Bible published in 1985. The New Jerusalem Bible (NJB) has become the most widely used Roman Catholic Bible outside of the United States. It has the imprimatur of Cardinal George Basil Hume.
Like its predecessor, the Jerusalem Bible, the New Jerusalem Bible (NJB) version is translated "directly from the Hebrew, Greek or Aramaic." The 1973 French translation, the Bible de Jerusalem, is followed only "where the text admits to more than one interpretation." Introductions and notes, with some modifications, are taken from the Bible de Jerusalem.
Source: The Very Reverend Dom (Joseph) Henry Wansbrough, OSB, MA (Oxon), STL (Fribourg), LSS (Rome), a monk of Ampleforth Abbey and a biblical scholar. He was General Editor of the New Jerusalem Bible. "New Jerusalem Bible, Regular Edition", pg. v.