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Attendite, popule meus

Language: Latin

Attendite, popule meus,
legem meam, inclinate aurem
vestram in verba oris mei.
Aperiam in parabolis os meum,
loquar propositiones ab initio.
Quanta audivimus et cognovimus ea,
et patres nostri narraverunt nobis.

Translation(s): FRE

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Psalms 78:1–3
Submitted by Guy Laffaille [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):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Écoutez, mon peuple", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Écoutez, mon peuple

Language: French (Français) after the Latin

Écoutez, mon peuple,
ma loi, penchez votre
oreille vers les paroles de ma bouche.
J'ouvre ma bouche sur des paraboles,
je parle de faits depuis le début.
Nous les avons bien entendus et connus
et nos pères nous les ont narrés.

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