3 Your indignation has left no part of me unscathed, my sin has left no health in my bones.
9 Lord, all my longing is known to you, my sighing no secret from you,
10 my heart is throbbing, my strength has failed, the light has gone out of my eyes.
18 But I make no secret of my guilt, I am anxious at the thought of my sin.
20 repaying me evil for good, slandering me for trying to do them good.
21 Yahweh, do not desert me, my God, do not stand aloof from me.
Reading 1, Amos 6:1, 4-7: 1 Disaster for those so comfortable in Zion and for those so ... Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 146:7, 8-9, 9-10: 7 gives justice to the oppressed, gives food ... Gospel, Luke 16:19-31: 19 'There was a rich man who used to dress in purple and fine linen ... ... 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.