Give Peace in Our Days

Plainchant of ‘Da Pacem’

Lord, give peace in our days,
for there is no other
who fights for us,
but you, our God.

Source: The text is a 6th or 7th-century hymn based on biblical verses 2 Kings 20:192 Chronicles 20:12,15 and Psalms 72:6–7.

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Da_pacem,_Domine

Original in Latin:

Da pacem, Domine, in diebus nostris
quia non est alius
qui pugnet pro nobis
nisi tu Deus noster.

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The entire hymn appears thus:

Lord, give peace in our days,
for there is no other
who fights for us,
but you, our God.

May there be peace within your fortifications,
prosperity within your citadels. (Psalm 122:7)

Lord, give peace in our days, …

For the sake of my brothers and my friends,
now I will say, “Peace be within you.” (Psalm 122:8)

Lord, give peace in our days, …

For the sake of the house of the Lord our God,
I will seek good for you. (Psalm 122:9)

Lord, give peace in our days, …

Pray for the peace of Jerusalem.
May those who love you prosper. (Psalm 122:6)

Lord, give peace in our days, …

Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit,
as it was in the beginning is now, and will be forever. Amen.

Lord, give peace in our days, …

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pastorstratman

Lutheran pastor and musician serving St. Stephen's in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

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