Puer qui natus est

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Magnificat antiphon at second Vespers, for the feast of the Nativity of John the Baptist (June 24th).

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Text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Puer qui natus est nobis,
plus quam propheta est:
hic est enim de quo Salvator ait:
Inter natos mulierum
non surrexit maior Ioanne Baptista.

English.png English translation

The child that is born unto us
is more than a prophet:
for this is he of whom the Savior saith:
Among those born of women,
there hath not risen greater than John the Baptist.

See also

Inter natos mulierum