Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Sitivit anima mea
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): FRE
Sitivit anima mea ad Deum fortem vivum:
quando veniam et apparebo ante faciem Dei mei,
quis dabit mihi pennas sicut columbae,
et volabo et requiescam?

Psalm 41: 2; 54: 7


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This text was added to the website: 2018-12-29
Line count: 4
Word count: 25

Mon âme a soif de Dieu qui est fort et...
Language: French (Français)  after the Latin 
Mon âme a soif de Dieu qui est fort et vivant :
quand arriverai-je et apparaîtrai-je devant la face de mon Dieu ?
Qui me donnera des ailes comme à la colombe
et je volerai et me reposerai ?

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This text was added to the website: 2018-12-29
Line count: 4
Word count: 39