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The Song of Simeon (Nunc dimittis): Canticle 17 (paraphrase)

With my own eyes I have seen the salvation

Published in 1 hymnal

Full Text

Lord, you have fulfilled your word;
now let your servant depart in peace.

1 With my own eyes I have seen the salvation,
which you have prepared in the sight of ev’ry people. (Refrain)

2 A light to reveal you to the nations
and the glory of your people Israel. (Refrain)

Antiphon for use at Compline (before and after Canticle):
Guide us waking, O Lord, and guard us sleeping;
that awake we may watch with Christ, and asleep we may rest in peace.

Text Information

First Line: With my own eyes I have seen the salvation
Title: The Song of Simeon (Nunc dimittis): Canticle 17 (paraphrase)
Language: English
Refrain First Line: Lord, you have fulfilled your word
Publication Date: 1997
Copyright: This text may still be under copyright because it was published in 1997.