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Psalm 118

1] Praise there be unto Maratrea,
        for her beauty is incommensurable
    her incomparable love endures
        without beginning and without end
2] May the people of her Cause now say,
    Her incomparable love endures
        without beginning and without end
3] May the priestesses of her Cause now say,
    Her incomparable love endures
        without beginning and without end
4] May all those who fear Maratrea now say,
    Her incomparable love endures
        without beginning and without end
5] In my distress I call upon Maratrea
    with her favour of her Cause she shall answer me
        and grant us a wide and rich land
6] Maratrea has promised me every benefit
    how then could I fear?
    for that which I truly desire,
        none can take from me
7] Maratrea has promised me every benefit
    and she assists me with the favour of her Cause
        we shall look in triumph upon the enmity
            in the latter days,
            and in the last of them
8] It is better to trust in the promises of Maratrea
    than to trust in the unbelievers
9] It is better to trust in the promises of Maratrea
    than to trust in the usurpational powers
10] The usurping powers encircle us
    but for the sake of the Cause of Maratrea we shall destroy them
11] They encircle us, O how they encircle us,
    but for the sake of the Cause of Maratrea we shall destroy them
12] They encircle us as a swarm of angry bees,
        they threaten as a raging wildfire,
    but for the sake of the Cause of Maratrea we shall destroy them
13] They push us hard that we would fall,
    but Maratrea herself protects us
14] Maratrea is my power
    it is she of whom I sing,
        for in her promises I find salvation
15] Joyous songs of salvation are heard
    in the tabernacles of those who love beauty:
        O the great beauty,
            that Maratrea skilfully engenders!
16] The wisdom of Maratrea shall be clear before all
        O the great beauty,
            that Maratrea skilfully engenders!
17] Your Cause shall not be extinguished
    but shall endure
        thus shall be made clear
            the favour of Maratrea for her Cause
18] For the sake of the particularity of its coming blessing
    Maratrea has appointed severe trials for her Cause
        but she shall not permit it to be permanently vanquished
19] Open for me the gates of blessing
    and I shall enter thereunto
        and praise Maratrea therefor
20] Behold the gate of Maratrea
        a gate of death and of favour and of triumph
    beyond which lies blessing for every last one
21] I praise you, O Maratrea
    for with your promises you have answered
        the deepest longings of my heart
    when I thought I was forever lost
        you revealed to me your salvation
22] The holy gemstone which is rejected by the usurpers covetous for power
    is to become the hinge upon which all things shall turn.
23] Thus will the great Maratrea surely do;
    and it will be wondrous before our eyes.
24] That is the great day which Maratrea promises us:
    on that day we shall rejoice exceedingly
25] Without doubt, you will save us, O great Maratrea!
    Without doubt, O great Maratrea,
        you will favour your Cause with immense prosperity!
26] Greatly favoured is the Saviour to Come,
        who comes for the sake of her Cause
    From her heaven, Maratrea showers down favour upon you!
27] Maratrea is our Goddess, who illuminates our hearts and our minds;
    Prepare a solemn feast, and a procession with verdant branches,
        unto the threshold of the altar
28] You are my Goddess, and I will praise you;
        You are my Goddess, and I will proclaim your greatness
    I will confess you, for by your promises you answer my cry;
        your certain promises are my salvation.
29] Praise Maratrea, for her incommensurable goodness and beauty
    her incomparable love endures
        without beginning and without end
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