Isaiah 45, Day 2

“Isaiah 45, Day 2”
Isaiah 45:8b
©️2020 by Gloria M. Chang

Let justice descend, you heavens, like dew from above,
like gentle rain let the clouds drop it down.
Let the earth open and salvation bud forth;
let righteousness spring up with them!

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Isaiah 45, Day 1

“Isaiah 45, Day 1”
Isaiah 45:8a
©️2020 by Gloria M. Chang

Let justice descend, you heavens, like dew from above,
like gentle rain let the clouds drop it down.

Isaiah 45:8a

One of the most beautiful Advent hymns of the Catholic Church, “Rorate caeli” (Drop down, ye heavens), comes from Isaiah 45:8 in the Latin Vulgate:

Latin:

Rorate caeli desuper et nubes pluant justum aperiatur terra et germinet salvatorem et justitia oriatur simul ego Dominus creavi eum.

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