Audi Domine hymnum

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Audi Domine hymnum is a text adapted from Solomon's song at the dedication of the Temple (I Kings 8:28-29), used particularly at the dedication of a church.

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Text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Audi Domine hymnum et orationem quam servus tuus orat coram te hodie:
ut sint oculi tui aperti et aures tuae intendentes super domum istam die ac nocte.
 

English.png English translation

Hear, O Lord, the hymn and the prayer which thy servant prays before thee today:
that thine eyes may be open, and thine ears attentive, upon this house day and night.
 

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