God made the two great lights: the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night. He also made the stars.
Give sincere homage to the Son c, lest he be angry, and you perish in the way, for his wrath will soon be kindled. Blessed are all those who take refuge in him.
a Yahweh, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth, who has set your glory above the heavens!
From the lips of babes and infants you have established strength, because of your adversaries, that you might silence the enemy and the avenger.
When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have ordained;
Yahweh, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth!
Let me hear joy and gladness, That the bones which you have broken may rejoice.
If I forget you, Jerusalem, let my right hand forget its skill.
Better is the poor who walks in his integrity than he who is perverse in his lips and is a fool.
The plans of the diligent surely lead to profit; and everyone who is hasty surely rushes to poverty.
You shall also be a crown of beauty in the hand of Yahweh, and a royal diadem in the hand of your God.
He said to me, “Son of man, can these bones live?”
I answered, “Lord Yahweh, you know.“
The night is far gone, and the day is near. Let’s therefore throw off the works of darkness, and let’s put on the armor of light.