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Let Your Servant Now Go in Peace

Nunc dimittis servum tuum domine (Let your servant now go in peace)

Author: Taizé Community
Tune: [Nunc dimittis servum tuum Domine]
Published in 6 hymnals

Full Text

1 Nunc dimittis servum tuum Domine,
secundum verburn tuum, in pace.

2 Quia viderunt oculi mei salutar tuum,

3 Quaod parasti ante faciem omnium populorum;

4 Lumen ad revelationem gentium,
et gloriam plebis tuae Israel.

5 Gloria Patri, et Filio, et Spiritui Sancto.

6 Sicut erat in principio
et nunc et semper,
et in secula seculorum.


Source: Evangelisch-Lutherisches Gesang-Buch: worin die gebräuchlichsten alten Kirchen-Lieder Dr. M.Lutheri und anderer reinen lehrer und zeugen Gottes, zur Befoederung der wahren ... (2. verm. Aus.) #81

Author: Taizé Community

The Taizé Community is a community ecumenical based in Taize in France. Founded in 1940 by Brother Roger, it brings together a hundred brothers from around the world and have chosen to live together a life of prayer and celibacy in simplicity. The unity of Christian denominations and care for young adults are among the commitments of the Community since its inception. The Taizé Community was founded in Taizé in 1940 by Brother Roger Schutz, with the goal of "building a life together in which the gospel of reconciliation would be a concretely lived reality" . During the war he helps people in difficulty and hosts German refugees. In 1942, the Gestapo threatened to arrest brother Roger, who fled to Switzerland until the end of the wa… Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Nunc dimittis servum tuum domine (Let your servant now go in peace)
Title: Let Your Servant Now Go in Peace
Author: Taizé Community
Language: English
Copyright: © 1980, Les Presses de Taizé, GIA Publications Inc, agent



Instances (1 - 3 of 3)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
Taizé: Songs for Prayer #16Page Scan
Worship (3rd ed.) #676
Worship (4th ed.) #126
Include 3 pre-1979 instances
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