O quam gloriosum

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General information

All Saints, Second Vespers, Antiphon to the Magnificat; cf. Apocalypse 7:9

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laetabuntur in cubilibus suis.")

in translation

  • O how glorious is the kingdom (Basil Harwood) (still under copyright)

Text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

O quam gloriosum est regnum,
in quo cum Christo gaudent omnes Sancti!
Amicti stolis albis,
sequuntur Agnum, quocumque ierit.
 

German.png German translation

O wie herrlich ist das Reich, in welchem mit
Christus alle Heiligen sich freuen; angetan
mit weißen Kleidern folgen sie dem Lamme,
wohin immer es geht.
 

English.png English translation

O how glorious is the kingdom
in which all the saints rejoice with Christ,
clad in robes of white
they follow the Lamb wherever he goes.
 

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