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The O Antiphons - The Great Antiphons

The O Antiphons are recited at vespers (evening prayer) and Mass from December 17 to December 23. They are the source of the Advent hymn "O Come O Come Emmanuel" ("Veni, Veni Emmanuel").

O Antiphon for December 17
Find the text of O Wisdom, the O Antiphon for December 17, drawn from Isaiah 11:2-3 and 28:29.

O Antiphon for December 18
Find the text of O Adonai, the O Antiphon for December 18, drawn from Isaiah 11:4-5 and 33:22.

O Antiphon for December 19
Find the text of O Root of Jesse, the O Antiphon for December 19, drawn from Isaiah 11:1 and 11:10.

O Antiphon for December 20
Find the text of O Key of David, the O Antiphon for December 20, drawn from Isaiah 9:6 and 22:22.

O Antiphon for December 21
Find the text of O Dawn of the East, the O Antiphon for December 21, drawn from Isaiah 9:2.

O Antiphon for December 22
Find the text of O King of the Gentiles, the O Antiphon for December 22, drawn from Isaiah 2:4 and 9:7.

O Antiphon for December 23
Find the text of O Emmanuel, the O Antiphon for December 23, drawn from Isaiah 7:14.

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