Magnificat
Kim Giles Nandfred & Danish Chamber Choir (w/ Orchestra) Lyrics


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Miserere mei, Deus
Secundum magnam
Misericordiam tuam
Et secundum multitudinem
Miserationum tuarum
Dele iniquitatem meam




Overall Meaning

The lyrics you've shared are actually the opening lines from the song "Magnificat" performed by Kim Giles Nandfred and the Danish Chamber Choir with Orchestra. The lyrics are in Latin and translate to English as follows:


"Have mercy on me, O God
According to your great
Mercy
And according to the multitude
Of your tender mercies
Blot out my iniquity"


The lyrics convey a plea for forgiveness and mercy from God. The opening line, "Miserere mei, Deus" is a direct appeal for God's mercy. The singer acknowledges the magnitude of God's mercy, referring to it as "great" and recognizing the multitude of His tender mercies. The request to "blot out my iniquity" suggests a desire for forgiveness and redemption, recognizing the need to be relieved of past wrongdoings.


The song "Magnificat" is a sacred choral composition that draws inspiration from the biblical text known as the "Song of Mary" or the "Magnificat" (Luke 1:46-55). It is a hymn of praise and thanksgiving that Mary sings after she is told she will give birth to Jesus. The composition is typically performed in a choral setting and often accompanies liturgical celebrations.


Line by Line Meaning

Miserere mei, Deus
Have mercy on me, O God


Secundum magnam
According to your great


Misericordiam tuam
Compassion


Et secundum multitudinem
And according to the abundance


Miserationum tuarum
Of your mercies


Dele iniquitatem meam
Blot out my iniquity




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Written by: Traditional Music

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