The O Antiphons: O Root of Jesse

O Radix Jesse, qui stas in signum populorum, super quem continebunt reges os suum, quem Gentes deprecabuntur: veni ad liberandum nos, jam noli tardare.

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Autumn Roots, Image by OK

 

O Root of Jesse,

who stands as an ensign to the peoples,

at whom kings stand silent and whom the gentiles seek,

come and free us,

delay no longer!

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