Translation © by Andrew Schneider

Peccata mea Domine
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): ENG
Peccata mea Domine sicut sagittae infixa sunt in me,
sed antequam vulnera generent in me,
sana me Domine medicamento paenitentiae, Deus.


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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Andrew Schneider) , "Lord, my sins", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2018-08-09
Line count: 3
Word count: 21

Lord, my sins
Language: English  after the Latin 
Lord, my sins have been implanted in me like arrows,
but before they should proceed to wound me,
heal me, Lord, with the medicine of penitence.


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This text was added to the website: 2018-08-10
Line count: 3
Word count: 26