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The term canticle (derived from the Latin canticula or "little song") is frequently used to refer to song lyrics, not including the book of Psalms (all of which are songs), imbedded in the text of scripture.

Famous canticles include the Song of Miriam, the Magnificat and the Nunc Dimittis. The entire book called "Song of Solomon" or "Song of Songs" (Hebrew Shir ha-shirim, שיר השירים) is called "Canticle of Canticles" in older Catholic Bible versions.

Pages in category "Canticles"

The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total.