Inter natos mulierum

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Antiphon for the Nativity of John the Baptist.

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Latin.png Latin text

Inter natos mulierum
non surrexit maior Iohanne Baptista
qui viam Domini praeparavit in heremo.
Alleluia.

Variant 1
Fuit homo missus a Deo
cui nomen erat Iohannes,
qui viam Domini praeparavit in heremo.

Variant 2
Ecce Agnus Dei, qui tollit peccata mundi.

English.png English translation

Among those born of women
there arose none greater than John the Baptist
who prepared the way of the Lord in the wilderness.
Alleluia.

Variant 1
A man was sent by God
whose name was John,
who prepared the way of the Lord in the wilderness.

Variant 2
Behold the Lamb of God, who takes away the sins of the world.

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