Contents Benedicite Dominum
Canticle of the Three Young Men
Trinitas


Benedicite Dominum, or the Canticle of the Three Young Men is taken from the Old Testament book of Daniel (Dan. 3, 57-88; 56). It is used at Lauds for Sundays and feast days.

BENEDICITE, omnia opera Domini, Domino; laudate et superexaltate eum in saecula. BLESS the Lord, all ye works of the Lord, praise and exalt Him above all forever.
BENEDICITE, caeli, Domino, benedicite, angeli Domini, Domino. BLESS the Lord all ye heavens; bless the Lord all ye angels of the Lord.
BENEDICITE, aquae omnes, quae super caelos sunt, Domino, benedicat omnis virtutis Domino. BLESS the Lord all ye waters that are above the heavens; let all powers bless the Lord.
BENEDICITE, sol et luna, Domino, benedicite, stellae caeli, Domino. BLESS the Lord, ye sun and moon; stars of heaven, bless the Lord.
BENEDICITE, omnis imber et ros, Domino, benedicite, omnes venti, Domino. BLESS the Lord, every shower and dew. All ye winds, bless the Lord.
BENEDICITE, ignis et aestus, Domino, benedicite, frigus et aestus, Domino. BLESS the Lord, ye fire and heat; cold and chill, bless ye the Lord.
BENEDICITE, rores et pruina, Domino, benedicite, gelu et frigus, Domino. BLESS the Lord, dews and hoar frosts; frost and cold, bless the Lord.
BENEDICITE, glacies et nives, Domino, benedicite, noctes et dies, Domino. BLESS the Lord, ice and snow; nights and days, bless the Lord.
BENEDICITE, lux et tenebrae, Domino, benedicite, fulgura et nubes, Domino. BLESS the Lord, light and darkness; lightning and clouds, bless the Lord.
BENEDICAT terra Dominum: laudet et superexaltet eum in saecula. LET the earth bless the Lord; let it praise and exalt Him above all forever.
BENEDICITE, montes et colles, Domino, benedicite, universa germinantia in terra, Domino. BLESS the Lord, ye mountains and hills; everything growing from the earth, bless the Lord.
BENEDICITE, maria et flumina, Domino, benedicite, fontes, Domino. BLESS the Lord, seas and rivers; fountains, bless the Lord.
BENEDICITE, cete, et omnia, quae moventur in aquis, Domino, benedicite, omnes volucres caeli, Domino. BLESS the Lord, ye whales and all that move in the waters; all you fowls of the air, bless the Lord.
BENEDICITE, omnes bestiae et pecora, Domino, benedicite, filii hominum, Domino. BLESS the Lord, all ye beasts and cattle; sons of men, bless the Lord.
BENEDICITE, Israel, Domino, laudate et superexaltate eum in saecula. BLESS the Lord, Israel,; praise and exalt Him above all for ever.
BENEDICITE, sacerdotes Domini, Domino, benedicite, servi Domini, Domino. BLESS the Lord, priests of the Lord, servants of the Lord, bless the Lord.
BENEDICITE, spiritus et animae iustorum, Domino, benedicite, sancti et humiles corde, Domino. BLESS the Lord, spirits and souls of the just; holy men of humble heart, bless the Lord.
BENEDICITE, Anania, Azaria, Misael, Domino, laudate et superexaltate eum in saecula. BLESS the Lord, Ananias, Azaria, and Misael; praise and exalt Him above all for ever.
BENEDICAMUS Patrem et Filium cum Sancto Spiritu; laudemus et superexaltemus eum in saecula. LET us bless the Father and the Son, with the Holy Spirit; let us praise and exalt Him above all for ever.
BENEDICTUS es in firmamento caeli et laudabilis et gloriosus in saecula.
Amen.
BLESSED art Thou, Lord, in the firmament of heaven; and worthy of praise, and glorious above all for ever.
Amen.


<- Prev

©copyrighted by Michael Martin

Next->