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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Canticle of Simeon, Nunc dimittis(noun)

    the prayer of Simeon (Luke 2:29-32)


  1. Nunc dimittis

    The Nunc dimittis is a canticle from a text in the second chapter of Luke named after its first words in Latin, meaning 'Now you dismiss...', often used as the final song in a religious service. Simeon was a devout Jew who, according to the book of Luke, had been promised by the Holy Ghost that he would not die until he had seen the Saviour. When Mary and Joseph brought the baby Jesus to the Temple in Jerusalem for the ceremony of consecration of the firstborn son, Simeon was there, and he took Jesus into his arms and uttered words rendered variously as follows.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nunc dimittis

    nungk di-mit′tis, n. 'now lettest thou depart:' the name given to the song of Simeon (Luke, ii. 29-32) in the R.C. Breviary and the Anglican evening service—from the opening words.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nunc dimittis in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nunc dimittis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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