Translation © by Laura Prichard

Ego sum panis vivus
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): ENG
51 Ego sum panis vivus, qui de cælo descendi.
52 Si quis manducaverit ex hoc pane, vivet in æternum.


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  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , "I am the living bread", subtitle: "The living bread", copyright © 2020, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Text added to the website: 2018-03-31 00:00:00
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I am the living bread
Language: English  after the Latin 
I am the living bread, who descended from heaven.
Whoever eats this bread, will live eternally.

Subtitle: "The living bread"


  • Translation from Latin to English copyright © 2020 by Laura Prichard, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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Text added to the website: 2020-01-07 00:00:00
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