Dum complerentur

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Source of text is Acts 2:1-4 (altered), the first lesson on the Feast of Pentecost. Variant 1 based on John 20:19. The Liber usualis gives only a short antiphon for the 1st psalm at Vespers, "Dum complerentur dies Penecostes, errant omens paritur dicentes, alleluia."

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Text and translations

Version 1 (Cristo, Nucius)

Latin.png Latin text

2:1  Dum complerentur dies Pentecostes,
erant omnes in eodem loco
2:2  et factus est repente de caelo sonus tanquam spiritus vehementis,
et replevit totam domum, ubi erant sedentes.

English.png English translation

2:1  And when the day of Pentecost was fully come,
they were all with one accord in one place.
2:2  And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind,
and it filled all the house where they were sitting.

Version 2 (Palestrina, Victoria)

Latin.png Latin text

2:1  Dum complerentur dies Pentecostes,
erant omnes in eodem loco
2:2  et factus est repente de caelo sonus tanquam spiritus vehementis,
et replevit totam domum, Alleuia.
2nda pars
John 20:19  Dum ergo essent in unum discipuli congregati, propter metum iudæorum
2:2  sonus repente de coelo venit super eos,
tamquam spiritus vehementis, et replevit totam domum. Alleluia.

English.png English translation

2:1  And when the day of Pentecost was fully come,
they were all with one accord in one place.
2:2  And suddenly there came a sound from heaven as of a rushing mighty wind,
and it filled all the house.

John 20:19  When therefore the disciples were gathered together
in one for fear of the Jews,
2:2  a sound from heaven came upon them, as of a rushing mighty wind,
and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. Alleluia.

Version 3 (both Vulpius)

Latin.png Latin text

2:1  Dum complerentur dies pentecostes erant omnes unanimiter in eodem loco.
2:2  Et factus est repente de caelo sonitus tanquam sonitus venientis flatus vehementis et replevit totam domum ubi erant sedentes.
2:3  Et visae sunt illis disectae linguae velut igneae, seditque super singulos eorum:
2:4  Ac repleti sunt omnes Spiritu Sancto.
Alleluia.

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