In monte Oliveti oravit ad Patrem
In monte Oliveti oravit ad Patrem:
Pater, si fieri potest,
transeat a me calix iste;
spiritus quidem promptus est,
caro autem infirma.
Fiat voluntas tua.
Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE
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Confirmed with Corpus Antiphonalium Officii Vol. IV Responsaria, Versus, Hymni et Varia. Editio Critica. Editum a Renato-Joanne Hesbert Monacho Solesmensi. Casa Editrice Herder - Roma 1970, page 231 (CAO number 6916).
Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor] and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Lau Kanen) , "Op de Olijfberg"
- ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "On the Mount of Olives", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Au mont des Oliviers", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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On the Mount of Olives
Language: English after the Latin
On the Mount of Olives he prayed to his Father:
Father, if it be possible,
let this cup pass from me.
The spirit is indeed willing,
but the flesh is weak:
let your will be done.
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