Simeon, Canticle of
Simeon, Canticle of
The Canticle of Simeon found in Luke 2:29-32

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  • Simeon — [sim′ē ən] n. [LL(Ec) Symeon < Gr(Ec) Symeōn < Heb shimʼ on, lit., heard < shamʼa, to hear] 1. a masculine name 2. Bible a) the second son of Jacob and Leah, or the tribe of Israel descended from him: Gen. 29:33; Num. 1:22 b) a pious man …   English World dictionary

  • Simeon the Righteous — relates that Mary was purified according to the religious law, followed by Jesus s presentation in the Jerusalem temple, and this explains the formal names given to the festival.In the liturgy of Evening prayer in the Anglican communion, tens of… …   Wikipedia

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  • canticle — /kan ti keuhl/, n. 1. one of the nonmetrical hymns or chants, chiefly from the Bible, used in church services. 2. a song, poem, or hymn esp. of praise. [1175 1225; ME ( < OF) < L canticulum, equiv. to cantic(um) song (see CANTICUM) + ulum ULE] *… …   Universalium

  • Canticle of Simeon — noun the prayer of Simeon (Luke 2:29 32) • Syn: ↑Nunc dimittis • Instance Hypernyms: ↑prayer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chest of Saint Simeon — The Silver Chest of Saint Simeon A replica of the chest as seen in the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts. Under protection of UNESCO Description Author: Date: Place …   Wikipedia

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  • Nunc Dimittis — • The Canticle of Simeon found in Luke 2:29 32 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Nunc Dimittis     Nunc Dimittis     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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