20 Dec 2011

Advent - O Antiphons - O Clavis David

Artist Ansgar Holmberg, CSJ

O Clavis David, et sceptrum domus Israel; qui aperis, et nemo claudit; claudis, et nemo aperit: veni, et educ vinctum de domo carceris, sedentem in tenebris, et umbra mortis.

O Key of David, and Sceptre of the house of Israel, who open and no one shuts, who shuts, and no one opens, come and free from prison him who sits in darkness and the shadow of death.
Isaiah 22.22 and Isaiah 9.6.

Reflections on the Antiphon:

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