Readings from the Bible for the Roman Catholic liturgy in the ordinary form

Tuesday of the first week of Advent

Tree of Jesse with the Madonna and Child (Cod. St. Peter perg. 139, Blatt 7v, from the Scherenberg Psalter, ca. 1260, Badische Landesbibliothek (Baden State Library), Karlsruhe, Germany)
isa 11:1-5

But a shoot shall sprout from the stump of Jesse, and from his roots a bud shall blossom. The spirit of the LORD shall rest upon him: a spirit of wisdom and of understanding, A spirit of counsel and of strength, a spirit of knowledge and of fear of the LORD, and his delight shall be the fear of the LORD. Not by appearance shall he judge, nor by hearsay shall he decide, But he shall judge the poor with justice, and decide aright for the land's afflicted. He shall strike the ruthless with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips he shall slay the wicked. Justice shall be the band around his waist, and faithfulness a belt upon his hips.

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