Translation © by David Wyatt

In ieunio et fletu
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): ENG
In ieunio et fletu orabant sacerdotes:
Parce Domine, parce populo tuo,
et ne des hereditatem tuam in perditionem.
Inter vestibulum et altare
plorabant sacerdotes, dicentes:
Parce populo tuo.


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  • ENG English (David Wyatt) , title 1: "In fasting and weeping", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2012-07-06
Line count: 6
Word count: 28

In fasting and weeping
Language: English  after the Latin 
In fasting and weeping the priests prayed:
Spare o Lord, spare your people, 
and do not give your inheritance to destruction.
Between the entrance and the altar
the priests prayed, saying: 
Spare your people.


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This text was added to the website: 2012-07-06
Line count: 6
Word count: 34