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Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria & All Africa

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Resurrection Vespers Hymns


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By the Grace of God 9 June 2019


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Vespers Hymns – 1st Ecumenical Council
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instructions with regard to these Hymns
HYMN OF THE EVENING INCENSE
THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND
PSALM 140/141 – TONE 2

Kyrie
St Nikolai Velimirovich
ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson mou. Lord, I cry out to Thee: hear me,
Isakouson mou, Kyrie. Kyrie, O Lord! O Lord, when I cry
ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson mou, out to Thee, hear me! Hear
proshes ti foni tis deiseos mou, en to my voice, when I cry out to
kekragene me pros Se, isakouson Thee! Hear me, O Lord!
mou Kyrie. All Saints considered as their main Debt,
Katevthinthito i prosevhi mou os Let my Prayer rise before Thee the Debt of Thanksgiving to God.
thimiama enopion Sou. Eparsis ton like incense - the lifting up of
hiron mou Thisia Esperini. Isakouson my hands as the Evening Sacrifice.
mou Kyrie! Hear me, O Lord!
Without Thanksgiving to God
R ESURREC TION S TIHE RA – T ONE (6) P L AGAL 2
there can be no Spiritual Progress.
Exagage ek filakis tin psihin mou, tou Bring my soul out of prison to
Exomologisasthe to Onomati Sou. Confess Thy Name, O Lord.
Nikin ehon Hriste, tin kata tou Ediou, en Triumphant over Hades, O Christ, Ceaseless Thanksgiving to God
to Stavro anilthes, ina tous en skoti Thou Ascended upon the Cross to
Thantou kathimenous, sinanastisis raise up with Thyself those dwelling
is the Fertile Seed from which,
seafton, O en nekris elefthreos, O in the Darkness of Death. Free from if watered by Tears of continual Repentance,
pigazon Zoin ex ikiou Fotos, among the dead, Thou pour forth
Pantodiname Sotir, Eleison imas. Life from Thine Own Light. O a Beautiful Fruit is acquired –
Almighty Saviour: have Mercy on us! Love for God!
Eme ipomenousi Dikei, eos ou The Righteous shall wait for me, until
antapodos mi. Thou Reward me.
Simeron O Hristos, Thanaton patisas, Today, O Christ, having trampled upon
kathos ipen Anesti, ke tin agalliasin Death, according to His Word, rose
to kosmo edorisato, ina pantes up bestowing Joy upon the world, so
kravgazontes ton imnon outos that all of us, shouting this Hymn,
ipomen. I Pigi tis Zois, to Aprositon might say: “O Fount of Life! O
Fos, Pantodiname Sotir: eleison imas. Unapproachable Light! O Almighty
Saviour! Have Mercy on us!
Ek vatheon ekekraxa Si, Kyrie. Kyrie, Out of the depths I have cried to
isakouson tis fonis mou. Thee, O Lord. O Lord, hear my
voice.
Se Kyrie ton onta en pasi ti Ktisi, Where, O Lord, Who art everywhere in
amartoli pou figomen? En to Creation, shall we sinners flee from
Ourano? Aftos katikis! En to Edi? Thee? Into Heaven? Thine Abode is
Epatisas Thanaton! Is ta vathi ta tis there! Into Hades? Thou hast
thalassis? Eki i Hir Sou Despota! Pros trampled upon Death! Into the
Se katafevgomen, Si prospipontes depths of the sea? Thy Hand
iketevomen. O Anastas ek ton reaches there, O Master! We run to
nekron, eleison imas! Thee, and falling before Thee, we

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Theou, O Litrotis tou kosmou. Thy Divine Blessings that Thou art pray: O Thou, Who Rose from the
indeed the Son of God, and the dead, have Mercy on us!
DISMISSAL BLESSINGS  Redeemer of the world. F E STAL P ROSOM IA – FIRST ECU ME NIC AL CO UNC IL
T ONE (6) PLAGA L 2

Genithito ta ota Sou prosehonta is tin Let Thine Ears be attentive to the
fonin tis Deiseos mou. voice of my Supplication.
O Kyrios Anelifthi is Ouranous, ina The Lord Ascended to Heaven, in order
pempsi ton Parakliton to kosmo, i to send the Holy Spirit to the world.
Ourani itimasan ton Thronon Aftou, The Heavens prepared His Throne -
Nefele tin epivasin aftou, Angeli the Clouds were the means of His
St Isaac the Syrian Thavmazousin, athropon Orontes
iperano Afton, O Patir ekdehete, on
Approach. Angels marvelled, seeing
a Human Being Higher than
en kolpis ehi sinaidion. To Pnevma to themselves. The Father received
Agion kelevi pasi tis Angelis Aftou. Him Whom is Coeternally in His
He who is master of possessions Arate pilas i arhontes imon. Panta ta Bosom. The Holy Spirit commands
is the slave of passions. Ethni krotisate hiras. Oti Anevi all His Angels: “Lift up the Gate, O
Hristos, opou in to proteron! Rulers!” O clap your hands, all you
Do not estimate gold and silver
Nations! For Christ has Ascended to
merely as possessions, where He was before!
for all things we possess Ean anomias paratirisis, Kyrie, Kyrie, If Thou, O Lord, should mark
is for the sake of the desire of our will tis ipostisete? Oti para Si O ilasmos transgression, O Lord, who would
estin. stand? For there is Forgiveness
with Thee.
Kyrie, ti Si, Analipsi, exeplagnisan ta At Thine Ascension, O Lord, the
Theon, epi Herouvim, theorisanta Se Cherubim, upon whom Thou art
ton Nefelon anerhomenon, ton ep’ seated as God, were amazed as they
afton kathezomenon, ke Doxazomen beheld Thee Ascending on the
Se, oti Hriston to Eleos Sou: ✞ Doxa Clouds. And we Glorify Thee, for
Si! Thy Mercy is Good: ✞ Glory to Thee!
Eneken tou Onomatos Sou ipemina Se, Because of Thy Law, O Lord, I waited
Kyrie; Ipeminen i psihi mou is ton for Thee; my soul waited for Thy
Logon Sou, ilpisen i psihi mou epi Word. My soul Hopes in the Lord.
ton Kyrion.
En tis Ores tis Agiis, theorountes Sou tas We have beheld Thine Exaltations on
Ipsosis Hriste, to apavgasma tis Doxis those Holy Mountains, O Christ –
tou Patros, Animnoumen Sou tin Thou Who art the Brightness of the
Fotoidi tou Prosopou Morfin, Father’s Glory, and we Extol the
Proskinoumen Sou ta kathimata, Resplendent Appearance of Thy
Timomen tin Anastasin, tin Endoxon Face. We Worship Thy Passion, we
Analipsin Doxazontes, Eleison imas. Honour Thy Resurrection, and Thy
Glorious Ascension we Glorify: Have
Mercy on us!
P ASC HAL I D IOMEL ON – TH E H OLY F ATH ERS – T ONE (6) P LAGAL 2

Apo Filaktis proias mehri niktos, apo From the morning watch until night;
filakis proias, elpisato Israil epi ton from the morning watch until night
Kyrion. – let Israel Hope in the Lord.
Ek gastros etehthis pro eosforou, ek Thou were born from the womb before
Patros amitor pro ton eonon, kan the Morning Star, without a Mother,
Arios Ktisma Se, ke ou Then Doxazi, from the Father, before all ages,
tolmi sinapton Se ton Ktistin, tis although Arius dared to call Thee ‘a
ktismasin afronos, ilin piros tou creature!’ and does not Glorify Thee
eoniou, eafto thisavrizon. All’ i as God, insanely joining Thee – our

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sinodos i en Nikea, Iion Theou Se Creator – with Thy creatures, and Iion, ke to Pnevma to Panagion, en our belief, Worship the Son, and the
anekirixe, Kyrie, Patri ke Pnevmati laying up for himself as treasure, the mia Theotiti, Triada Omoousion. All Holy Spirit together with the
sinthronon. Fuel of the Eternal Fire! But the Father, in One Godhead – a
Council in Nicea loudly proclaimed Consubstantial Trinity.
Tee, O Lord, as Son of God – Equal to Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
the Father and the Holy Spirit.
eonon. ages.
Oti para to Kyrio to Eleos ke polli par For with the Lord there is Mercy, and
Amin Amen
afto Litrosis. Ke aftos Litrosete ton with Him is Abundant Redemption;
A SCE NSION A POSTIH A – T ONE 4
Israil ek pason ton anomion aftou. and He will Redeem Israel from all
his transgressions. Kyrie to Mystirion, to apo ton eonon O Lord, when, in Thy Loving Kindness,
Ti Sou ton hitona Soter diilen, Arios, Si Who divided Thy Garment, O Saviour? kekrimmenon, ke apo geneon, Thou had fulfilled the Mystery
efis, O tis Traiados, temon tin ‘Arios,’ Thou said, who cuts into plirosas os Agathos, ilthes meta ton hidden from the ages, and from
omotimon arhin is dieresis, outos divisions the Authority Equal in Mathiton Sou en to Ori ton Eleon, generations, Thou went with Thy
ithetise Se ine, ton ena tis Traidos, Honour of the Trinity. He it was who ehon tin tekousan Se ton piitin ke Disciples to the Mount of Olives,
outos Nestoriou Didaski, Theotokon denied that Thou art One of the panton dimiourgon. Tin gar en to having with you Her who gave Birth
mi legin: All’ i Sinodox i en Nikea, Trinity. He it is who taught Pathi Sou mitrikos panton to Thee, the Maker and Creator of all
Iion Theou Se Anekirixe, Kyrie, Patri Nestorious not to say: “Mother of iperalgisasan edi ke ti Doxi tis sarkos things; for it was necessary that She,
ke Pnevmati sinthronon. God.” But the Council in Nicea Sou ipervallousis apolafse haras, is ke who had suffered so greatly as a
loudly proclaimed Thee, O Lord, as imis metashontes, ti is Ouranous Mother, at Thy Passion, should also
Son of God – Equal to the Father and ando Sou Despota, to Mega Sou Eleos be filled with Joy beyond measure at
the Holy Spirit. to is imas gegonos Doxazomen. the Glory of Thy Flesh. We, too, O
Master, sharing in the Joy of Thine
Enite ton Kyrion panta ta Ethni! Praise the Lord, all Gentiles! Praise “N I N APOLIIS TON DOULON SOU...” Ascent into Heaven, Glorify Thy
Epenesate Afton pantes i Lai! Him, all you people! ETC  Great Mercy, which has come to pass
Krimno peripipti tis amartias, Arios, O Arios fell into the precipice of sin, for us.
misas to Fos mi vlepin, ke Thio having shut his eyes so as not to see RESURRECTION APOLYTIKION - TONE (6) PLAGAL 2
sparattete, agkistro tis egkatis, pasan the Light, and he was ripped asunder Angelike Dinamis epi to Mnima Sou ke i The Angelic Powers were in Thy Tomb,
ekdoune tin Ousian, ke tin psihin by a Divine Hook so that with his
filassontes apenekrothisan. Ke istato and the guards became as dead
vieos, allos Ioudas hrimatisas, ti entrails he forcibly emptied out all
Maria en to tafo, zitousa to ahranton men, and Mary stood by the Tomb
gnomi ke to tropo. All’ i Sinodos i en his essence and his soul, and was
Sou Soma. Eskilevsas ton Adin, mi seeking Thy Most Pure Body. Thou
Nikea, Iion Theou Se anekirixe, Kyrie, named ‘another Judas,’ both for his
pirasthis ip aftou. Ipintisas ti led captive Hades, yet were not
Patri ke Pnevmati sinthronon. ieas, and the manner of his death.
Partheno, Doroumenos tin Zoin. O tempted thereby: Thou Who art the
But the Council in Nicea loudly
Anastas ek to nekron, Kyrie,  Doxa Bestower of Life came to meet the
proclaimed Thee, O Lord, as Son of
Si. Woman. O Lord, Who Rose again
God – Equal to the Father and the
Holy Spirit. from the dead, Glory to Thee!✞

Oti ekrateothi to Eleos Aftou ef’ imas, For His Mercy rules over us; and the
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati Glory to the Father, and to the
ke i alithia tou Kyriou meni is ton Truth of the Lord endures forever. Son, and to the Holy Spirit
eona. P ASC HAL A P OLYTIKION – T HE H OLY F ATHE RS – TO NE (8) P L AGAL 4

Arios O afron, tis Panagias, tetmike Arios the insane, cut the Monarchy of Iperdedoxasmenos i Hriste O Theos Supremely praised art Thou, O Christ
Triados tin Monarhian, is tris the All Holy Trinity into three imon, O fostiras epi gis, tous Pateras our God, Who established on earth,
anomious te ke ekfilous Ousias. dissimilar and unrelated Essences. imon themeliosas, ke di afton, pros our Fathers as Luminaries; and
Othen Pateres Theofori, sinelthontes Wherefore the God-bearing Fathers tin alithinin pistin pantas imas through them, to the True Faith all
prothimos, zilo piroumeni, kathaper, eagerly gathered together, burning odigisas, Poliefsplahne Doxa Si! of us Thou has Guided, O Most
O thesvitis Ilias, to tou Pnevmatos with Zeal, like Elias the Tishbite, and Compassionate One: Glory to Thee!
temnousi xifi, ton is eshinis cut off with the Sword of the Spirit,
Dogmtisanta vlasfimon, kathos to the blasphemer with his teachings of
Ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton Now and forever, and to the Ages of
eonon. ages.
Pnevma apefinato. shame, as the Holy Spirit Decreed.
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, Amin Amen
A SCE NSION A POLYTIKION – T ONE 4
and to the Holy Spirit
Tas mistikas simeron tou Pnevmatos Let us praise today the Mystical Anelifthis en doxi Hriste O Theos imon, Thou Ascended in Glory: O Christ
salpingas,tou Theoforous Pateras Trumpets of the Spirit, the God- haropiisas tous Mathitas, ti epangelia Jesus, our God: cheering up the
anevfimisomen, tous melodisantas en bearing Fathers, who sang a tou Agiou Pnevmatos, veveothenton Disciples by the Promise of the Holy
afton dia tis evlogias, oti si i O Ios tou Spirit; by assuring them through
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peptokos anestisas. Dia touto ke imis Wherefore, with one accord, we cry: meso tis Ekklisias, melos enarmonion harmonious melody of Theology in
simfonos voomen. Anastas ek ton O Lord, Risen from the dead: ✞ Theologias, Triada mian the midst of the church: One
nekron, Kyrie, Doxa Si. Glory to Thee! aparallakon, Ousian te ke Theotita, Trinity, Unchanging Essence and
Ke gar estereose tin ikoumenin, itis And He established the world, which tous katheretas tis planis, ke Godhead – the overthrowers of
Orthodoxon promahous, tou Arios, the Champions of Orthodoxy,
ou salevthisete. shall not be moved.
presvevontas pantote Kyrio, eleithine who ever Intercede with our Lord for
Revseos imas tis pale Hristos Wishing to lift us out ot the ancient tas psihas imon. His Great Mercy on our soul.
epanorthose thelon, Stavro corruption, Christ was nailed upon Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
prospignite ke tafo tethite, on the Cross, and laid in the Tomb. In
eonon. ages.
Myrofori Gynekes, meta kadrion tears, the Myrrh-bearing Women
zitouse, thrinouse elegon: Imi! Sotir searched for Him, and lamenting, Amin Amen
ton apanton, pos katedxo tafo ikise? said: “Woe to us! O Saviour of all: T H E OTOKION – T ONE (6) P L AGAL 2
Ikisas de thelon, pos eklapis? Pos how did Thou consent to stay in a
metetethis? Pios de topos to Son Tomb? And as Thou remained Tis mi Makarisi Se, Panagia Parthene? Who will not call Thee “Blessed,” O
zoiforon katekripse soma? Alla willingly there, how were Thou Tis mi animnisi Sou ton alohevton Most Holy Virgin? Who will not sing
Despota, os ipeshou, imin emfanithi, stolen? How were Thou removed? Tokon? O gar ahronos ek Patros Praises of Thy Wondrous Birth-
ke pafson af’ imon, ton odirmon ton What place now hides Thy Life- eklampsas Iios Monogenis, O aftos ek giving? For the Only Begotten Son,
dakrion, thrinouses de aftes, Angelos giving Body? O Master: Appear to Sou tis Agnis proilthen, afrastos timelessly having Shone forth from
pros aftas apevoise. Ton thrinon us as Thou hast Promised, and dry sarkothis, fisi Theos iparhon, ke fisi the Father, came forth from Thee
pafsamene, tis Apostolis ipate: Oti up the fountain of our tears! genomenos anthopos di’ imas, ouk is who art Pure. And, having been
Anesti O Kyrios, to kosmo Whereupon, as they wept, an Angel diada prosopon temnomenos, all’ en Ineffably made Flesh, He, Who by
doroumenos ilasmon, ke to Mega went to them and cried: “Cease diadi fiseon, asighitos gnorizomenos. Nature is God, for our sake became
Eleos. Your weeping! And tell the Apostles Afton iketeve, semni Pammakariste, also by Nature, Man – not in two
that the Lord is Risen, granting the Eleithine tas psihas imon. divided Persons, in in two Natures
world Forgiveness and His Great without confusion. O Honoured and
Mercy! THE ENTRANCE – “FOS ILARON...”  All Blessed, Beseech Him to have
Mercy on our soul.
To Iko Sou prepi Agiasma, Kyrie, is Holiness is proper to Thy House, O
S ATU RD AY – RESURRECTION PR OKE IME NON
makrotita imeron. Lord, unto length of days. TONE (5) PLAGAL 1
Stavrothis os ivoulithis Hriste, ke ton Crucified according to Thy Will, and
O Kyrios evasilefsen; evprepian The Lord reigns; He vests Himself with
Thanaton ti tafi sou skilefsas, despoiling Death by Thine
enedisato. (3) Majesty (3)
triimeros anestis, os Theos meta Entombment, O Christ, Thou Rose
Doxis, to kosmo doroumenos in Glory on the Third Day as God, 1. Enedisato Kyrios dinamin ke 1. The Lord vests and girds Himself
ateleftiton Zoin, ke to Mega Eleos. granting the world Life Everlasting periezosato. with Power
and Great Mercy.
2. Ke gar estereose tin ikoumenin, itis 2. And He established the world,
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, ou salefthisete which shall not be moved.
and to the Holy Spirit T HE OL D TE STAME NT R E AD ING – G ENE SIS 14 : 14 - 20
P ASC HAL A P OSTIC H A – T H E H OLY F ATH ERS – TO NE 4
Akousas Avram, oti ihmalotevte Lot O When Abram heard that his Brother,
Tin etision mnimin simeron, ton Let us with Faith celebrate today the Adelfidous aftou, irithmise tous idious Lot, was taken captive, he armed his
Theoforon Paeron, ton ek pasis tis yearly Commemoration of the God- ikogenis aftou, triakosious deka ke three hundred and eighteen trained
Ikoumenis sinathristhenton, en ti bearing Fathers, who were assembled okto, ke katedioxen opiso afton eos servants, born in his own house, and
lampra poli Nikaeon, ton Orthodoxon from the whole world in the radiant Dan. went in pursuit as far as Dan.
ta sistimata, evsevountes Pistos city of Nicaea, as we reverence the Ke epepesen e’ aftous tin nikta ftos, ke i And he divided his forces against them
Eortasomen. Outi gar tou dinou gatherings of the Orthodox; for they
Pedes aftou met’ aftou ke apataxen by night, and he and his servants
Ariou to atheon dogma, evsevofronos – their minds attuned to True Faith –
aftous ke katedioen aftous eos Hoval, attacked and pursued them as far as
kathilon, ke tis Katholikis Ekklisias overthrew the godless teachings of
i Estin en aristera Damaskou. Hobah, north of Damascus.
sinodikos touton exostrakisan, ke Arios, and in Council, banished him
tranos ton Iion tou Theou, from the Catholic Church; and in the Ke apestrepse pasan tin ippon Sodomon, And he brought back all the cavalry of
Omoousion ke Synaidion, pro ton Creed of Faith, which they precisely ke Lot ton Adelfidoun aftou Sodom, and also brought back his
eonon onta, tis pasin edidaxan and devoutly laid down, they taught apestrepse, ke panta ta iparhonta Brother, Lot, and his goods, as well
omologin, en to tis Pisteos Simbolo, all to Confess clearly the Son of God aftou, ke tas ginekas, ke ton laon. as the women, and the people.
akrivos ke efsevos touto ekthemeni. as being Consubstantial and Co-
Othen ke imis, tis this afton eternal, and existing before all ages.
Exilthe de Vasilefs Sodomon is sinantisin The King of Sodom went out to meet
afto meta to apostrepse afton apo tis him after his return from the
Dogmasin epomeni, veveos And so, we, too, following their
kopis tou Hodologomor ke ton slaughter of Chedorlaomer, and the
Pistevontes Latrevomen, sin Patri ton Divine Teachings, and being firm in
Vasileon ton met aftou, is tin kilada Kings with him, at the Valley of
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tou Savi. Shaveh. This is the place of the Oou mi ipostili prosopon anthropou, oti i “’You shall not shrink before anyone’s
Kings.
Krisis tou Theou esti! presences, for the Judgement is
Touto in pedion Vasileos, ke Melhisedek, And Melchizedek, the King of Salem, God’s!
Vasilefs Salim, exinegken artous ke carried out bread and wine – he was THE OLD TESTAMENT READING – DEUTERONOMY (10: 14 - 21)
inon, in de Ierefs tou Theou tou the Priest of God Most High.
Ipsistou. Ipe Mosis pros tous Iious Israil: “Idou! Moses spoke to the Sons of Israel:
Kyriou tou Theou Sou O Ouranos, ke “Behold! Heaven and Heaven of
Ke Evlogise ton Abram, ke ipen: And He Blessed Abram and said: O Ouranos tou Ouranou, i gi ke Heaven belong to the Lord your God,
“Evlogimenos Avram to Theo to “Blessed be Abram of God Most High, panta osa estin en afti. as well as the Earth and everything
Ipsisto, os ektise ton O Ouranon ke tin Creator of Heaven and Earth! in it.
Gin.
Plin tous Pateras imon proileto Kyrios The Lord chose your Fathers to Love
“Ke Evlogitos O Theos O Ipsistos, os “And Blessed be God Most High, Who Agapan aftous, ke exelexato to them, and He chose their seed after
paredoke tous ehthrous Sou Delivered your enemies into your sperma afton met’ aftous, imas para them – you – above all Nations – as it
ipohirious si!” hands!” panta ta Ethni, kata tin imeran taftin. is to this day.
THE OLD TESTAMENT READING – DEUTERONOMY (1: 8 – 11 & 15 – 17) Ke peritemisthe tin sklirokardian imon, And Circumcise the foreskin of your
Elipe Mosis pros tous iious, Israil: “ Idete! Moses spoke to the Sons of Israel: ke ton trahilon imon ou sklirinite eti! heart, and do not be stiff-necked any
Paredoka enopion imon tin gin. “Behold! I am delivering the land in longer!
your presence. O gar Kyrios O Theos imon, outos Theos For the Lord your God is God of gods,
“Iselthontes klironomisate tin gin, in Enter, and inherit the land, which I ton theon, ke Kyrios ton Kyrion - O and Lord of lords – the Great God,
omose Kyrios tis Patrasin imon - to promised to your Fathers – to Theos O Megas, ke Ishiros, ke Almighty and Awesome, Who shows
Avraam, ke to Isaak, ke to Iakov - Abraham, and to Isaac, and to Jacob Foveros, ostis ou Thavmazi Prosopon, no partiality, nor accepts gifts.
doune aftis ke to spermatic afton – to give it to them, and their seed oud’ ou mi lavi doron.
met’ aftous. after them.” Pion krisin prosilito ke orfano ke hira, ke He administers Justice for the stranger,
“Ke ipon pros imas en to kero ekino, “And I spoke to you at that time, saying: Agapa ton prosiliton, doune afto the orphans, and the widows, and
legon: Ou dinisome monos ferin ‘I alone am not able to bear you. arton ke imation. Loves the stranger, granting him
imas. food and clothing.
Kyrios O Theos imon eplithinen imas, ke “’The Lord your God multiplied you, and Ke agapisete ton prosiliton, prosiliti gar And, therefore, Love the stranger, for
idou este simeron - osi ta astra tou here you are today – as the stars of ite en gi Egypto. you were strangers in the Land of
Ouranou to plithi. heaven in multitude. Egypt.
Kyrios O Theos ton Pateron imon “’May the Lord God of your Fathers Kyrion ton Theon Sou Fovithisi, ke Afto You shall Fear the Lord your God, and
prosthii imn, os este hilioplasios, ke make you a thousand times more latrefsis, ke pros Afton kollithisi, ke you shall serve Him, and cleave to
Evlogise imas, kathoti elalisen imin.’ numerous than you are, and Bless epi to Onomati Aftou omi. Him, and swear by His Name.
you, just as He said:’ Outos Kavhima Sou, ke Outos Theos He is your Boast and He is your God,
Ke elavon ex imon andras sofous, ke “And I took from you men who were Sou, ostis epiisen en Si ta Megala ke Who did these Great and Glorious
epistimonas, ke sinetous, ke katestisa wise, understanding and ta Endoxa tafta - a idosan i ofthalmi Things for you – the Things you
aftous igisthe ef’ imon - hiliarhous ke knowledgeable, and made them Sou. beheld with your own eyes!
ekatontarhous, ke pentikontarhous, leaders over you – leaders of
ke dekarhous - ke grammatoisagogis thousands, of hundreds, of fifties, and LITANY OF FERVENT
tis krites imon. of tens – Judges to interpret the Law SUPPLICATIONS, ETC 
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Ke enetilamin tis Krites imon en to kero “And I Commanded your Judges at that Tin Anastasin Sou Hriste Sotir, Angeli Angels in Heaven sing the Praises of
ekino, legon: ‘Diakoete anameson time, saying: ‘Hear the cases between imnousin en Ouranis, ke imas tous Thy Resurection, O Christ our
ton Adelphon imon, ke krinate Dikeos your Brethren, and judge epi gis kataxioson, en kithara kardia Saviour. Grant that we, too, on
ana meson andros ke ana meson tou Righteousnly between a man and his Se Doxazin. Earth, may with Pure Hearts, Glorify
Adelphou aftou, ke ana meson tou Brother, or the resident stranger with Thee.
prosilitou aftou him.
O Kyrios evasilefsen, evprepian The Lord reigns; vested with Majesty.
Ouk epignosi prosopon en krisi. “’You shall not show partiality in enedisato. Enedisato Kyrios The Lord is vested with Power.
judgement. dinamin ke periezosato. After smashing the Gates of Brass, and
Kata ton mikron ke kata ton mega “’You shall judge the small and the Pilas sintripsas halkas, ke mohlous tou breaking the bolts and bars of
krinis. great. edou sinthlasas, os Theos Hades, Thou, O Almighty God,
pantodinamos, genos anthropon raised up fallen mankind.

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