Tria sunt munera

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Fifth antiphon at Lauds of the feast of the Epiphany.

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Text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Tria sunt munera quae obtulerunt Magi Domino:
aurum ut Regi Magno,
thus ut Filio Dei,
myrrham ut homini Christo sepulturam.
Alleluia

English.png English translation

Three are the gifts which the wise men offered to the Lord
Gold, that he is the great king,
Frankincense, that he is the Son of God,
Myrrh to signify the human Christ's burial.
Alleluia.

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