Iste sanctus

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Magnificat antiphon for the feast of a martyr.

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Text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Iste sanctus pro lege Dei sui,
certavit usque ad mortem
et a verbis impiorum non timuit
fundatus enim erat supra firmam petram.

English.png English translation

This is a saint who, for the law of his God,
strove even unto death
and feared nothing from the words of the impious,
for he was founded on a sure rock.

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