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December
The Latin versions of each of the titles of the Messiah are:
Note: E u o u a e is short for "Et in secula seculorum, Amen"
17th

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Sapientia (Wisdom),

O Wisdom, who came from the mouth of the Most High,
reaching from end to end and ordering all things mightily
and sweetly: come, and teach us the way of prudence.


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18th

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Adonai (Lord),

O Lord and Ruler the house of Israel, who appeared to Moses
in the flame of the burning bush and gave him the law on Sinai:
come, and redeem us with outstretched arms.


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19th

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Radix (Root),

O Root of Jesse, that stands for an ensign of the people,
before whom the kings keep silence and unto whom the
Gentiles shall make supplication: come, to deliver us, and tarry not.


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20th
Clavis (Key),

O Key of David, and scepter of the house of Israel,
who opens and no man shuts, who shuts and no man opens:
come, and bring forth the captive from his prison,
he who sits in darkness and in the shadow of death.


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21st
Oriens (Dawn),

O dawn of the east, brightness of light eternal,
and sun of justice: come, and enlighten those
who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death.


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22nd
Rex (King),

O King of the gentiles and their desired One,
the cornerstone that makes both one: come,
and deliver man, whom you formed out of the dust of the earth.


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23rd
Emmanuel (Emmanuel)

O Emmanuel, God with us, our King and lawgiver,
the expected of the nations and their Savior:
come to save us, O Lord our God.


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