Vidi turbam magnam

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Verses 9 & 11 form the first antiphon at Vespers of All Saints. Source of text is Revelation 7:9-12.

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Latin.png Latin text

9  Vidi turbam magnam, quam dinumerare nemo poterat, ex omnibus gentibus[ et tribubus et populis et linguis], stantes ante thronum Dei
[et in conspectu Agni amicti stolis albis et palmae in manibus eorum].
10  et clamabant voce magna dicentes salus Deo nostro qui sedet super thronum et Agno.
11  Et omnes Angeli stabant in circuitu throni [et seniorum et quattuor animalium],
et ceciderunt in conspectu throni in facies suas, et adoraverunt Deum.
12  dicentes: Amen. Benedictio et claritas et sapientia et gratiarum actio, honor, virtus et fortitudo
Deo nostro in saecula saeculorum. Amen.

English.png English translation

9  I saw a great multitude, which no man could number, of all nations [and tribes and peoples and tongues], standing before the throne of God
[and in sight of the Lamb, clothed with white robes, and palms in their hands].
10  And they cried with a loud voice, saying: Salvation to our God, who sitteth upon the throne and to the Lamb.
11  And all the angels stood round about the throne [and the ancients and the four living creatures],
and fell down before the throne on their faces, and worshipped God.
12  Saying: Amen. Benediction and glory and wisdom and thanksgiving, honour and power and strength, to our God, for ever and ever. Amen.

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