Benedictus (Ben´uh-dik´toos; Lat., “blessed”)

The, the poetic oracle attributed to Zechariah, the father of John the Baptist, in (Luke 1:68-79), named for the first word in the Latin translation.

Luke 1:68-79

68“Blessed be the Lord God of Israel,
for he has looked favorably on his people and redeemed them.69He has raised up a mighty savior for us
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