Ascendens Christus in altum

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Responsory for Matins at Ascension.
Source of text is Ephesians 4:8.

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Text and translations

Latin.png Latin text

Eph. 4:8  Ascendens Christus in altum, captivam duxit captivitatem:
dedit dona hominibus. Alleluia.
See also Ascendit Deus in jubilatione
 

English.png English translation

Eph. 4:8  Christ, ascending on high, led captivity captive:
He gave gifts to men. Alleluia.

[God goes up in jubilation]
 

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