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Title: O Antiphons
Post by: Shin on December 17, 2015, 03:25:05 AM
    O Sapientia, quae ex ore Altissimi prodiisti,
    attingens a fine usque ad finem,
    fortiter suaviterque disponens omnia:
    veni ad docendum nos viam prudentiae.

    O Wisdom, coming forth from the mouth of the Most High,
    reaching from one end to the other,
    mightily and sweetly ordering all things:
    Come and teach us the way of prudence.


Title: Re: O Antiphons
Post by: Shin on December 18, 2015, 06:18:43 AM
    O Adonai, et Dux domus Israel,
    qui Moysi in igne flammae rubi apparuisti,
    et ei in Sina legem dedisti:
    veni ad redimendum nos in brachio extento.

    O Adonai, and leader of the House of Israel,
    who appeared to Moses in the fire of the burning bush
    and gave him the law on Sinai:
    Come and redeem us with an outstretched arm.


    O Radix Jesse, qui stas in signum populorum,
    super quem continebunt reges os suum,
    quem Gentes deprecabuntur:
    veni ad liberandum nos, jam noli tardare.

    O Root of Jesse, standing as a sign among the peoples;
    before you kings will shut their mouths,
    to you the nations will make their prayer:
    Come and deliver us, and delay no longer.


    O Clavis David, et sceptrum domus Israel;
    qui aperis, et nemo claudit;
    claudis, et nemo aperit:
    veni, et educ vinctum de domo carceris,
    sedentem in tenebris, et umbra mortis.

    O Key of David and sceptre of the House of Israel;
    you open and no one can shut;
    you shut and no one can open:
    Come and lead the prisoners from the prison house,
    those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death.


    O Oriens,
    splendor lucis aeternae, et sol justitiae:
    veni, et illumina sedentes in tenebris, et umbra mortis.

    O Dawn of the East,
    Brightness of the everlasting light, Sun of justice,
    Come and enlighten those who dwell in darkness and the shadow of death.


    O Rex Gentium, et desideratus earum,
    lapisque angularis, qui facis utraque unum:
    veni, et salva hominem,
    quem de limo formasti.

    O King of the nations, and their desire,
    the cornerstone making both one:
    Come and save the human race,
    which you fashioned from clay.


    O Emmanuel, Rex et legifer noster,
    exspectatio Gentium, et Salvator earum:
    veni ad salvandum nos, Domine, Deus noster.

    O Emmanuel, our king and our lawgiver,
    the hope of the nations and their Saviour:
    Come and save us, O Lord our God.


Title: Re: O Antiphons
Post by: whiterockdove on December 27, 2015, 11:43:16 PM
Thank you for posting these!
I love the O antiphons.


Title: Re: O Antiphons
Post by: Shin on December 30, 2015, 06:10:35 AM
So do I! :D They certainly give one a great feeling for the holy season!


Title: Re: O Antiphons
Post by: CyrilSebastian on December 18, 2018, 09:57:13 PM
                   The first letters of the titles of The O Antiphons in Latin are SARCORE.


Title: Re: O Antiphons
Post by: CyrilSebastian on December 23, 2022, 03:56:04 PM
The O Antiphon devotions begin on December 17th and last for one week.