Monday, October 3, 2011

Salva nos Domine vigilantes

Salva nos Domine vigilantes: custodi nos dormientes: ut vigilemus cum Christo et requiescamus in pace.

Common prayer (2000): Save us, O Lord, while waking, and guard us while sleeping, that awake we may watch with Christ and asleep may rest in peace.

Book of common worship (PCUSA and the Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 1993):  Guide us waking, O Lord, and guard us sleeping; that awake we may watch with Christ, and asleep rest in his peace.

United Methodist book of worship (1992):  Guide us waking, O Lord, and guard us sleeping, that awake we may watch with Christ, and asleep we may rest in peace.

Book of common prayer (1979):  Guide us waking, O Lord, and guard us sleeping; that awake we may watch with Christ, and asleep we may rest in peace.

Liturgy of the hours (1975):  Protect us, Lord, as we stay awake; watch over us as we sleep, that awake, we may keep watch with Christ, and asleep, rest in his peace.

Great Sarum Breviary of 1531 (Breviarium ad usum insignis ecclesiae Sarum (1879-1886), fasc. 2, col. 228).

12th-century manuscripts listed by CANTUS.

Absent from the earliest antiphonaries (Antiphonale missarum sextuplex of 1935).

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