- the 95th Psalm (94th in the Vulgate and Douay), used as a canticle at matins or morning prayers.
- a musical setting of this psalm.
Origin of Venite
Examples from the Web for venite
Historical Examples of venite
"'Is to lead the Venite on a Sunday morning," interrupted the maid.The Passionate Elopement
Then he fixed his eyes upon them like a basilisk and cried, 'Venite.'
The Te Deum and the Venite were also pared down to very small proportions.Benjamin Franklin; Self-Revealed, Volume I (of 2)
Wiliam Cabell Bruce
Thus it happened that when they came to the "Venite," the incumbent read, as usual, the first verse.
They tottered, quivered, but scarcely moved; again in a louder voice he called 'Venite;' they trembled and advanced a few steps.
- ecclesiast the opening word of the 95th psalm, an invitatory prayer at matins
- a musical setting of this