Ecce sacerdos (antiphon)

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Antiphon at 2nd Vespers for the Common of a Confessor Bishop.

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For the responsory used at the reception of a bishop, see Ecce sacerdos magnus.

Text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Ecce sacerdos magnus, qui in diebus suis placuit Deo,
et inventus est justus;
Variant 1
et in tempore iracundiae factus est reconciliatio.

Portuguese.png Portuguese translation

Eis um grande sacerdote, que em seus dias agradou a Deus,
e foi julgado justo e perfeito;
Variant 1
no tempo da ira tornou-se o elo de reconciliação.

English.png English translation

Behold a great priest, who in his days pleased God,
and was found righteous;
Variant 1
and in the time of wrath he was made a reconciliation.

German.png German translation

Seht, das ist der Hohepriester, der in seinen Tagen Gott gefiel
und gerecht gefunden ward;
Variant 1
und zur Zeit des Zornes trat er auf als Mittler der Versöhnung.

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