YHWH God of hosts

Posted August 2, 2018 6:43 am by Fr John Hunwicke

YHWH God of hosts

The current English translation of the Sanctus is a fine example of why the new English Mass was necessary; and of how translation should be done.

The original Sanctus Sanctus Sanctus Domine Deus Sabaoth comes from Isaiah 6. Readers will not need to be reminded that Domine translates YHWH, the unutterable Name of the Jewish God … that is to say, our God, for we ought never to forget that (as

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