2 Our heritage has passed to strangers, our homes to foreigners.
15 Joy has vanished from our hearts; our dancing has turned to mourning.
19 Yet you, Yahweh, rule from eternity; your throne endures from age to age.
21 Make us come back to you, Yahweh, and we will come back. Restore us as we were before!
22 Unless you have utterly rejected us, in an anger which knows no limit.
Reading 1, Acts 16:11-15: 11 Sailing from Troas we made a straight run for Samothrace; the ... Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 149:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 9: 1 Alleluia! Sing a new song to Yahweh: ... Gospel, John 15:26--16:4: 26 When the Paraclete comes, whom I shall send to you from 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.