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The 'O' Antiphons - O Rex Gentium

December 22

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

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By Catholic Online
Catholic Online (https://www.catholic.org)
11/30/2016 (6 years ago)

Published in Christmas / Advent

Keywords: Advent, O Antiphons, Christmas

strong>ENGLISH: O King of the gentiles and their desired One, the cornerstone that makes both one: come, and deliver man, whom you formed out of the dust of the earth.


Scripture Reference:

Revelation 15:3
Psalm 118:22
Isaiah 28:16

Matthew 21:42
Mark 12:10
Luke 20:17
Acts 4:11
Ephesians 2:20
I Peter 2:6

Relevant verse of Veni, Veni Emmanuel: O come, Desire of nations, bind. In one the hearts of all mankind; Bid Thou our sad divisions cease; And be Thyself our King of peace.

The version from the Dominican antiphonarium:

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