Fuit homo missus

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Motet for the Nativity of John the Baptist.
Source of text is John 1: 6,7 (altered)

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Latin.png Latin text

1:6  Fuit homo missus a Deo, cui nomen erat Joannes.
1:7  Hic venit in testimonium, ut testimonium perhiberet de lumine,
et pararet Domino plebem perfectam.

English.png English translation

1:6  There was a man sent from God, whose name was John.
1:7  This man came as a witness, to give testimony about the light,
and to prepare for the Lord a perfect people.

Translation by Edward Tambling

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