December 23 : o Emmanuel
O Emmanuel, Rex et legifer noster,
expectratio gentium, et Salvator earum:
veni ad salvandum nos
Domines, Deus noster.
O Emmanuel, king and lawgiver
desire of the nations, Savior of all people:
Come and set us free, Lord our God.
Emmanuel, rex et legifer noster:
veni ad salvandum nos, Domine, Deus noster.
O Emmanuel, our King, and Giver of Law:
come to save us, Lord our God!
Veni, Veni, Emmanuel captivum solve Israel
qui gemit in exsilio, privatus Dei Filio.
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
and ransom captive Israel
that mourns in lonely exile here
until the Son of God appear.
Isaiah 7:14 King James Version (KJV)
14 Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.
Matthew 1:23 King James Version (KJV)
23 Behold, a virgin shall be with child, and shall bring forth a son, and they shall call his name Emmanuel, which being interpreted is, God with us.
1 Timothy 4:9 King James Version (KJV)
9 This is a faithful saying and worthy of all acceptation.