Venite invitatory psalm at matins. XIII. — L. venīte, imper. pl. of venīre COME; first word of Ps. 95, beginning ‘Venite, exultemus Domino’; O come, let us sing unto the Lord.
Venite (Come). Ps.95 (Ps.94 in Vulgate) chanted as canticle at Anglican matins to words ‘O come, let us sing unto the Lord’. Settings by several composers, incl. Mendelssohn.
Venite Psalm 95 used as a canticle in Christian liturgy, chiefly at matins; venite is Latin for ‘come ye’, and is the first word of the psalm.
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