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Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria & All Africa

Archdiocese of Good Hope

6 January
Theophany – Baptism of our Divine Saviour

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Festal Matins & Divine Liturgy Hymns


(Kindly use together with the Service Books)

36. FESTAL MATINS & DIVINE LITURGY HYMNS - THEOPHANY


Dinameon Asomton, ikesies tou of the Honourable, Incorporeal
Timiou, Endoxou, proitou, Prodromou Powers of Heaven, the Supplications
ke Vaptistou Ioannou, ton Agion of the Honourable, Glorious Prophet
Endoxon ke panevfimon Apostolon, and Forerunner, John the Baptist, of
ton Agion Endoxon ke kallinikon the Holy, Glorious and Praiseworthy
Martyron. Ton Osion ke Theoforon Apostles, of the Holy, Glorious and
Pateron imon. (Tou Agiou tou Naou) Triumphqnt Martyrs, of our
ton Agion ke Dikeon Theopatoron Righteous and God-bearing Father,

St Gennadios of Constantinople
Iaokim ke Annis, ke panton ton (of our Patronal Saint) of the Holy
Agion, eleise ke Sose imas, os Agathos and righteous Ancestors of God,
ke Filanthropos. Joachim and Anna, and of ll the
Saints, have Mercy on us and Save us
Do not say: ‘I have sinned much, for He is Good and Love mankind.

and therefore I am not bold enough Ton Evlogounta ke Agiazonta imas, O Lord, Protect for mhy years him who
Kyrie, Filatte is polla eti. blesses and Sanctifies us.
to fall down before God.’ Di’ evhon ton Agion Pateron imon, Kyrie Through the Prayers of our Holy Father,
Iisou Hriste O Theos, eleison ke Soson O Lord Jesus Christ our God, have
Do not despair. imas. Mercy on us and Save us.
Simply do not increase your sins in despair Amin. Amen.
and, with the Help of our All-Merciful Lord God,
you will not be put to shame.
For He said:
“ ...(those) who come to Me I will not cast out.”
(JOHN. 6:37)

And so, be bold and believe that He is Pure


and Cleanses those who draw near to Him.
If you want to accomplish True Repentance,
show it with your deeds.
If you have fallen into pride,
show Humility;
If you have fallen into into drunkenness,
show sobriety;
If you have fallen into defilement,
show Purity of Life.
For it is said,
‘Turn away from evil and do Good.’
(I PETER 3:11)

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THE PRIEST DIPS A BUNCH OF BASIL IN THE WATER AND SPRINKLES
THE FOUR CORNERS OF THE CHURCH.

THE REST OF CLERGY, AND THEN THE PEOPLE, APPROACH AND KISS
THE THE CROSS, WHILE THE PRIEST SPRINKLES WATER ON THE
HEAD OF EACH ONE WITH THE SOAKED BASIL.

CLERGY AND THE FAITHFUL ALSO DRINK THE SANCTIFIED WATER. Festal Matins Hymns - Theophany
THE CHOIR CONTINUES TO SING THE TROPARION. Kindly use the Service Book until this point,
ON 6 JANUARY – THEOPHANY – FESTAL KONTAKION – TONE 4 then carefully follow instructions with regard to these Hymns
Epifanis simeron ti ikoumeni, ke to Fos Thou Appeared today to us and Shone
PRAISE TO
PSALM 117 /118
GOD FOR HIS EVERLASTING MERCY
Sou Kyrie, esimiothi ef’ imas, en Thy Light upon us, O Lord, who cry
epignosi imnountas Se. Ilthes efanis aloud to Thee and say with Theos Kyrios ke Epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has Appeared to
to Fos to aprositon. Understanding: O Christ our God, Evlogimenos O erhomenos en us. Blessed is He Who comes in the
Thou Appeared and shone forth, O Onomati Kyriou! Name of the Lord!
Unapproachable Light!
FESTAL IDIOMELON – TONE (6) PLAGAL 2
1. Exomologisthe to Kyrio, oti Agathos, 1. Confess the Lord, for He is Good;
oti is ton eona to Eleos Aftou! ✶ for His Mercy endures forever! ✶
Animnisomen i pisti, tis peri imas tou Let us praise, O Faithful, the Great 2. Panta ta Ethni ekiklosan me, ke to 2. All the Nations surrounded me, but
Theou Ikonomias to Megethos. En Dispensation of God that works for Onomati Kyriou inamin aftous. ✶ in the Name of the Lord I drove
gar to imon paraptomati genomenos us. For He Who alone is Pure and them back. ✶
anthropos, tin imon katharsin Sinless, having become Man because 3. Para Kyriou egeneto afti, ke esti
katherete en to Iordani o monos of our Fall, Purifiew us in the Jordan, Thavmasti en ofthalmis imon. ✶ 3. This is the Lord’s doing, and it is
katharos ke akiratos, Agiason eme ke Sanctifying me and the waters and Marvellous in our eyes. ✶
ta idata, ke tas kefalas ton crushing the heads of the dragons in FESTAL APOLYTIKION - THEOPHANY
drakonton, sintrivon epi tou idatos. the water. ✶ En Iordani Vaptizomenou Sou Kyrie, i ✶ In the Jordan, when Thou was
Antlisomen oun idor, met Evfrosinis Let us therefore, O Brethren, draw water tis Triados efanerothi Proskinisis. Baptised, O Lord, the Worship of the
adelfi. I Haris tou pnevematos, tis with Gladness, for those who draw it Tou gar Gennitoros i Foni Trinity was made manifest. For the
pistos antlousin, aoratos epididote, in Faith shall be granted in an prosemartiri Si, Agapiton Se Iion Voice of the Father bore witness to
para Hristou tou Theou, ke Sotiros invisible manner the Grace of the Onomazousa. Ke to Pnevma en idi Thee, naming Thee “the Beloved
ton psihon imon Spirit, by the Presence of Christ God, peristeras eveveou tou Logou to Son.” And the Spirit, like a dove,
the Saviour of our souls. asfales. O Epifanis, Hriste O Theos, confirmed His Word as Sure and
DISMISSAL PRAYERS & BLESSINGS ke ton kosmon Fotisas, Doxa Si! (3) Steadfast. O Christ our God, Who
has Appeared and Enlightened the
Tou Kyriou deithomen. Let us pray to the Lord. SMALL LITANY world: Glory to Thee! (3)
Kyrie Eleison. Lord, have Mercy. FIRST FESTAL KATHISMA - THEOPHANY - TONE 3
Evlogia Kyriou ke Eleos Aftou elthi ef’ May the Blessing and the Mercyof the Epifanentos Sou en Iordani, Sotir, ke At Thine Epiphany in the Jordan, O
imas, ti aftou Thia Hariti ke Lord come upon you by His Divine Vaptithento Sou ipo Prodomou Hriste, Saviour, when Thou were Baptised by
Filanthropia Pantote, nin ke ai ke is Grace and Love for mankind, now Igapimenos Ios emartirithis. Othen the Forerunner of Christ, it was
tous eonas ton eonon. and forever, and unto the Ages of ke sinanarhos, to Patri Pefanerose. testified that Thou art the Beloved
Ages. Pnevma de to Agion, epi se Son. For Thou were revealed as Co-
Amin. Amen. kategineto. En O ke Fotisthentes Eternal with the Father, and the Holy
Voomen: ✞Doxa Theo to en Triadi! Spirit, Who descended upon Thee.
✞ Doxa Si, O Hriste O Theos, i Elpis ✞ Glory toThee, O Christ our God,
Enlightened by Thee, we cry: ✞ Glory
imon, Doxa Si! Glory to Thee!
to the God in Trinity!
O en Iordani ipo Ioannou Vaptisthine May He Who Condescended to be
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
katadexamenos, dia tin imon Baptised by John in the Jordan River,
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and
Sotirian, Hristos O Alithinos Theos for our Salvation – Christ our True
eonon. ever, and to the Ages of ages.
imon, tes Presvies tis Panahrantou ke God – through the Intercessions of
Panamomou Agias Aftou Mitros, His All Pure and All Immaculate Holy Amin. Amen
Dinmi tou timiou ke Zoopiou Stavrou, Mother, the Power of the Precious
prostasies ton Timion Epouranion and Life-giving Cross, the Protection

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Ke kataxioson imas emplisthine tou And make us worthy to be filled with Thy
Epifanentos Sou en Iordani Sotir, ke At Thine Epiphany in the Jordan, O
Agiasmou Sou dia tis tou idatos toutou Sanctification, by the receiving of this
Vaptithento Sou ipo Prodomou Hriste, Saviour, when Thou were Baptised by metlipseos te ke rantismou, Water and its sprinkling.
Igapimenos Ios emartirithis. Othen the Forerunner of Christ, it was Ke genestho imin, Kyrie, is igian psihis ke And let it be to us, O Lord, for Health of
ke sinanarhos, to Patri Pefanerose. testified that Thou art the Beloved somatos... soul and body...
Pnevma de to Agion, epi se Son. For Thou were revealed as Co- THE PRIEST CONTINUES ALOUD;
kategineto. En O ke Fotisthentes Eternal with the Father, and the Holy
Voomen: ✞Doxa Theo to en Triadi! Spirit Who descended upon Thee. Si gar is O Agiasmos ton psihon ke ton For Thou art the Sanctification of our
Enlightened by Thee, we cry: ✞ Glory somaton imon. soul and body.
to the God in Trinity! Ke Si tin Doxon ke Efharistian, ke And to Thee we ascribe all Glory,
SECOND FESTAL KATHISMA - THEOPHANY – TONE 4 Proskinisin anapempomen, sin ✞ to Thanks and Worship, together with
Iordani potame, ti ethamvithis theoron; O River Jordan, what have you seen to Anarho Sou Patri, ke to Panagio ke ✞ Thy Beginningless, Eternal Father
Ton atheoriton gimnon, idon ke be amazed? “I have seen Him naked Agatho, ke Zoopio Sou Pnevmati, nin, and the All Holy and Good and Life-
efrixa fisi. Ke pos gar touton ouk Who cannot be seen, and I trembled,” ke ai, ke is tous eonas ton eonon. giving Spirit, now and for ever, and
emellon frixe ke dine; i Angeli afton, said he, “How should I not tremble unto ages of ages.
orontes efrixan. Exesti Ouranos, ke gi before Him and turn back?” The Amin PEOPLE Amen
etromaxe. Ke sinestali thalassa, ke Angels, beholding Him, were afraid:
panta ta orata ke aorata. ✞ Hristos Heaven was filled with wonder and The Sanctification of the Water
Efani en Iordani, Agiase ta idata. the earth shook, the sea and all
things visible and invisible withdrew. THE PRIEST BLESSES THE WATER WITH THE SIGN OF THE CROSS AND IMMERSES THE PRECIOUS
CROSS, HOLDING IT STRAIGHT, AS HE CHANTS THE FOLLOWING TROPARION THRICE.
✞Christ has Appeared in the Jordan THE CHOIR REPEATS THE HYMN TWICE.
to Sanctify the waters!
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son, FESTAL APOLYTIKION – THEOPHANY – TONE 1
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, Now and En Iordani Vaptizomenou sou Kyrie, i tis By Thy Baptism, O Lord, in the River
eonon. forever, and to the Ages of ages. Triados efanerothi proskinisis. Tou Jordan, Worship of the Trinity has
Amin. Amen gar Gennitoros i foni prosemartiri Si, made Its Appearance; for the Voice
Agapiton Se Iion Onomazousa. Ke to of the Lord came forth to Thee with
Iordani potame, ti ethamvithis theoron? O River Jordan, what have you seen to Pnevma en idi peristeras eveveou tou the Testimony, Naming Thee
‘Ton atheoriton gimnon, idon ke be amazed? “I have seen Him naked Logou to asfales. O Epifanis, Hriste O ‘Beloved Son;’ and the Spirit, like a
efrixa fisi. Ke pos gar touton ouk Who cannot be seen, and I trembled.
Theos, ke ton Kosmon Fotisas, ✞ dove, Confirming the Truth of the
emellon frixe ke dine?’ I Angeli And how should I not tremble before Word. Wherefore, O Thou Who hast
Afton, orontes efrixan! Exesti Him and turn back?” The Angels, Doxa Si!
Appeared and Illumined the world, O
Ouranos, ke Gi etromaxe! Ke beholding Him, were afraid! Heaven
sinestali thalassa, ke panta ta orata was filled with Wonder and the Earth Christ, ✞ Glory to Thee!
ke aorata! Hristos Efani en Iordani, shook! And the sea and all things ✞Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Agiase ta idata! visible and invisible withdrew! ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever,
Christ Appeared in the Jordan to eonon. and unto Ages of Ages.
Sanctify the waters!
THIRD FESTAL KATHISMA - THEOPHANY – TONE 4
Amin Amen
Ta rithra Igiasas ta Iordania. To kratos Thou hast Sanctified the streams of
THE PRIEST PLUNGES THE CROSS A SECOND AND A THIRD TIME IN THE WATER, DOING AS
sinetripsas, tis amartias, Hriste O Jordan and crushed the power of sin,
BEFORE: AND THE TROPARION IS REPEATED A SECOND AND A THIRD TIME.
Theos imon. Ipeklinas ti palami, Se O Christ our God. Thou hast bowed
Afton tou Prodromou, ke esosas ek tis Thine Head beneath the hand of the
planis ton anthropon to genos. Dio Forerunner, and hast Delivered
Se iketevomen: Soson ton kosmon mankind from error. Therefore we
Sou! pray Thee: Save Thy World!
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and
eonon. ever, and to the Ages of ages.
Amin Amen
Ta rithra Igiasas ta Iordania. To kratos Thou hast Sanctified the streams of
sinetripsas, tis amartias, Hriste O Jordan and crushed the power of sin,
Theos imon. Ipeklinas ti palami, Se O Christ our God. Thou hast bowed

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Amin [3] Amen [3] Afton tou Prodromou, ke esosas ek tis Thine Head beneath the hand of the
planis ton anthropon to genos. Dio Forerunner, and hast Delivered
Se iketevomen. Soson ton kosmon mankind from error. Therefore we
Dos pasi tis te aptomenis, tis te Grant to all who touch it and who are Sou! pray Thee: Save Thy World!
Hriomenis, tis te Metalamvanousi, ton Anointed by it and who receive
Agiasmon, tin Evlogian, tin thereof, Sanctification, Blessing, SMALL LITANY - FESTAL ANTIPHONS “EK
Katharsin, tin Igian. Cleansing, and Health. NEOTITOS MOU...” 
FESTAL PROKEIMENON – THEOPHANY - PSALM 113/114 – TONE 4
Ke Soson, Kyrie, tous doulous Sou, And Save, O Lord, Thy servants, our I thalassa ide ke efigen, O Iordanis The sea beheld and fled: the Jordan
tous Pistous Vasileis imon. Faithful Rulers. estrafi is ta opiso. (2) was driven back. (2)
Amen [3] Amen (3) STIHOS Ti si esti thalassa oti efiges?Ke VERSE What ailed Thee, O Sea, that Thou
si Iordani, oti estrafis is ta opiso? fled? And to Thee, O Jordan, that
Ke filaxon aftous ipo tin skepin Sou en Keep them under Thy Shelter in Peace. Thou turned back?
Irinin. I thalassa ide ke efigen, O Iordanis The sea beheld and fled: the Jordan
Ipotaxon ipo tous podas afton panta Subdue under their feet every enemy estrafi is ta opiso. was driven back.
ehthron ke polemion. and adversary.
SMALL LITANY - PRAISES TO ALMIGHTY GOD
Harise aftis ta pros Sotirian etimata, ke Grant to them the means of Salvation – HOLY GOSPEL 
Zoin tin Eonion. and Eternal Life. HOLY GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST MARK 1 : 9 – 11
Mnisthiti, Kyrie, tou Pater imon, Papa Remembering, Lord, our Pope and
THE BAPTISM OF CHRIST & THE REVELATION OF THE HOLY TRINITY

ke Patriarchi imon Theodorou ke Patriarch, Theodoros, and our Ek tou kata MARKON AGION PRIEST The Lesson is from T H E H O L Y
Arhipiskopou imon (NAME), ke Archbishop (NAME) , and all Priests, E V A N G E L I O U to anagnosma... GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST MARK
pantos tou Presviteriou, tis en Hristo servants of God, and all the Priestly Proshomen Let us attend
Diakonias, ke pantos Iratikou Hierarchy, and the people standing ✞ Doxa Si, Kyrie, Doxa Si! P E O P L E ✞Glory to Thee, O Lord: Glory to
tagmatos, ke tou periestotos laou, about us, and our Brethren who Thee!
absent themselves for praiseworthy
reasons. Ke egeneto en ekines tes imeres ilthen O PRIESTAnd it came to pass in those days,
Ke ton di Evlogou etias apolifthenton And have Mercy on them and us Isous apo Nazaret tis Galileas ke that Jesus came from Nazareth of
Adelphon imon, ke eleison aftous ke according to Thy Loving-kindness, Evaptisthi ipo Ioannou is ton Galilee, and was Baptised by John in
imas, kata to Mega Sou Eleos. Ina ke that Thine All Holy Name may be Iordanin. the Jordan River.
dia stihion, ke dia Angelon ke dia Glorified by the elements, by the Ke eftheos anavenon apo tou idatos ide And immediately coming up out of the
anthropon, ke dia oromenon, ke dia Angels, by mankind, and by visible shizomenous tous Ouranos ke to water, He saw the Heavens opened,
aoraton, doxazite Sou to Panagion and invisible creatures, together with Pnevma os peristeran katavenon ep’ and the Spirit like a dove descending
Onoma, Sin to Patri, ke to Agio that of ✞ the Father and of the Holy Afton. upon Him:
Pnevmati, nin ke ai, ke is tous eonas Spirit, now and ever, and unto the
ton eonon. Ages of Ages.
Ke Foni eggeneto ek ton Ouranon: Si i And there came a Voice from Heaven
O Ios Mou O Agapitos, en Si saying: “Thou art My Beloved Son
Amin Amen Iidokisa. in Whom I Am well pleased.”
BLESSINGS AND PRAYERS M AKE T HE S IG N O F TH E C RO SS & BO W I N R EVER E NCE & W OR S HIP

Irini pasi PRIEST Peace be unto you all. ✞ Doxa Si, Kyrie, Doxa Si! PE OPLE ✞Glory to Thee, O Lord: Glory
Ke pnevmati sou PEOPLE And to thy spirit
to Thee!
PSALM 50/51
Tas kefalas imon to Kyriou klinomen PRIEST Let us bow our heads unto the Lord FESTAL INTERCESSORY HYMNS FOR DIVINE MERCY – THEOPHANY – TONE 2
✞Si Kyrie PEOPLE ✞To Thee, Lord ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit
THE PRIEST CONTINUES QUIETLY:
Ta simpanta simeron agalliastho, Leap for Joy today, O Universe, for
Klinon, Kyrie, to ous Sou, ke epkouson Incline Thine Ear, O Lord, and hear us.
Hristos efani en Iordani! Christ has appeared in the Jordan!
imon, O en Iordani Vaptisthin Thou consented to be Baptised in the
katdexamenos, ke Agiasas tai data. Jordan and Thou Sanctified the Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
waters. eonon. Ages.
Ke Evlogison pantas imas, tous dia tis And now Bless us all, who by the bowing Amin Amen
kliseos ton efton avhenon simenonts of our head have signified our
to tis doulias proshima. bondage.

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Ta simpanta simeron agalliastho, Leap for Joy today, O Universe, for Pasa i ktisis imnise se epifanenta. Si gar, All Creation sings praises to Thee, Who
Hristos efani en Iordani! Christ has appeared in the Jordan! O Theos imon, epi tis gis ofthis, ke tis Revealed Thyself; for Thou, our God,
FESTAL IDIOMELON – THEOPHANY – TONE (6) PLAGAL 2 anthropis sinanestrafis. Si ke ta Hallowed, also, the streams of
Iordania rithra igiasas, Ouranothen Jordan, when Thou sent down from
Eleison me, O Theos, kata to Mega Have mercy upon me, O God,
katapempsas to Panagion Sou Heaven Thy Holy Spirit, and crushed
Eleos Sou ke kata to plithos ton according to Thy Great Mercy; Pnevma, ke tas kefalas ton ekise the heads of the serpents that
iktirmon Sou Exalipson to anomima according to the multitude of Thy emfolevonton sinetripsas drakonton lurked there.
mou. Mercies do away mine offences.
Theos Logos Epifani en sarki, to geni ton God the Word appeared to mankind in Aftos oun, filantrope Vasilf, pareso ke Wherefore
anthropon. Istato Vaptisthine en the Flesh. Ready for Baptism, He Thou, O King Who Lovest
nin, dia tis epifitiseos tou Agiou Sou
Iordani ke elege pros Afton O stood in the Jordan and the mankind, come down now also
Pnematos, ke Agiason to Idor touto.
Prodromos:. Pos ektino hira, ke Forerunner said to Him: “How shall I through the Descent of Thy Holy
apsome korifis kratousis ta stretch forth my hand and touch the Spirit, and Sanctify this water.
simpanta? I ke ek Marias iparhis Head of Him Who rules all things? Amin [3]
Amen [3]
Vrefos, all ida Se Theon Proeonion. Although Thou art the Child of Mary,
Epi gis Vadizis O imnoumenos ipo ton yet I know Thee to be the Pre-Eternal
Serafim. Ke doulos Despotin, God, Thou Whose praises the Ke dos afto tin Harin tis apolitroseos, tin And impart unto it the Grace of
Vaptizin ou memathika. Akatalipte Seraphim sing, walks upon the Earth. Evlogian tou Iordanou. Redemption, the Blessing of Jordan.
Kyrie, ✞ Doxa Si! And I, who am but a servant, know Piison afto aftharsias Pigin, Agiasmou Make it a Fountain of Immortality, a
not how to Baptise the Master.” O Gift of Sanctification, a Remission of
Doron, amartimaton litirion, vosimaton
PRAYERS OF SALVATION  Lord past all Understanding: ✞ Glory alexitirion, demosin olethrion, tes sins, a Healing of infirmities, a
to Thee! evavties dinamesin aprositon, Destruction of demons;
FESTAL KONTAKION- THEOPHANY – TONE 4 Angelikis ishios pepliromenon. Unapproachable by hostile powers,
filled with Angelic Might.
Epefanis simeron ti ikoumeni, ke to Fos Thou Appeared today to the inhabited
Sou Kyrie, esimiothi ef imas en Earth, and Thy Light, O Lord, has Ina pantes i ariomeni ke And may it be unto all those who shall
epignosi imnountas Se. Ilthes efanis shone upon us, who with matalamvanontes ehien afto pros draw it, and shall partake of it for
to FOS TO APROSITON! Understanding sing Thy praise: Katharismon psihon te ke somaton, the Purification of their soul and
Thou came and shone forth, O LIGHT pros Iatrian pathon, pros Agiasmon body, for the Healing of their
UNAPPROACHABLE! Ikon, pros pasan ofelian epitidion. passions, for the Sanctification of
FESTAL IKOS – THEOPHANY – TONE 4 their houses, and for every expedient
Service.
Ti Galilea ton Ethnon, ti tou Zaboulon Upon Galilee of the Gentiles, upon the
For
hora, ke tou Nefthalim gea, os ipen O land of Zabulon and the land of Si gar i O Theos imon, O di idatos ke Thou art our God, Who through
Pnevmatos anakenisas tin Water and the Spirit dost renew our
Profitis, Fos Mega elampse Hristos. Nephthalim, as the Prophet said, a
paleothisan fisin ipo tis amartias. nature, which had fallen into decay
Tis eskotismenis faini ofthi afgi, ek Great Light has shone, Who is the
through sin.
Vithleem astraptousa. Mallon de ek Christ. To those who sat in
Marias O Kyrios pasi ti ikoumeni Darkness, a Radiant Dawn has Si i, O Theos imon, O di idatos kataklisas For Thou art our God, Who with water
anatelli tas aktinas, O Ilios tis appeared as Lightning from epi tou Noe tin amartian. drowned sin in the days of Noah.
Dikeosinis. Dion i Ex Adam gimni, Bethlehem. The Lord Born from
defte pantes ipodiomen afton, ina Mary - the Sun of Righteousness - Si i O Theos imon, O dia thalassis For Thou art our God, Who by the sea,
eleftherosas ek tis doulias Farao, dia through Moses, set free from slavery
thalfthomen. Skepi gar gimnon, ke spreads His Rays upon the whole
Moiseos, to genos ton Evreon. to Pharaoh the Hebrew race.
egli eskotismenon, ilthes efanis to FOS inhabited Earth. Come then, naked
TO APOSITON! children of Adam, and let us Put On Si i O Theos imon, O diarrixas petran en For Thou art out God, Who cleaved the
Christ so that we keep Warm, for erimo ke erriisan idata, ke himarri Rock in the wilderness, so that Water
Thou Who art a Protection and Veil kateklisthisan, ke dipsonta ton Laon gushed forth, and Who made the
to the Naked, and a Light to those in Sou koresas. floods to well forth abundantly; and
Darkness, Thou came and shone satisfied the thirst of Thy People.
forth, O LIGHT UNAPPROACHABLE!
SYNAXARION – 6 JANUARY - THEOPHANY
Si i O Theos imon, O d’ idatos ke piros, For Thou art our God, Who by Fire and
dia tou Iliou, apallazas ton Israil ek Water, through Elijah, set Israel free
Ti ς tou aftou minos, ta Agia Theofania On the 6th day of this month, we tis planis tou Vaal. from the errors of Baal.
tou Kyriou ke Theou ke Sotiros imon celebrate the Holy Theophany of our
Iisou Hristou. Lord and God and Saviour, Jesus Aftos ke nin, Despota, Agiason to idor Do Thou, the same Master, Sanctify
Christ. touto, to Pnevmati Sou to Agio. now also this water by Thy Holy
Spirit.

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Si gar, voulisi ex ouk onton is to ine For Thou, by Thy Will, from Afto i Doxa is tous eonas ton eonon! To Christ be Glory and Dominion to
paragagon ta simpanta, to so krati nothingness hast brought all things the Ages of Ages!
sinehis tin ktisin, ke ti si pronia diikis into being; by Thy Majesty Thou
ton kosmon. upholds all Creation, and by Thy
Amin. Amen.
Providence Thou directs the world. FESTAL KATAVASIA – THEOPHANY – ODES & IAMBIC VERSES – TONE 2

Si ek tessaron stihion tin ktisin When Thou had created the Universe ODI 1 Vithou anekalipse pithmena, ke ODE 1 The
Lord, Mighty in battle,
sinarmosas, tettarsi keris ton kiklon out of four elements, Thou crowned dia xiras ikious elki, en afto uncovered the foundations of the
tou eniaftou estefanosas. the circle of the year with four katakalipsas antipalous, O krateos en deep and led His servants on dry
Seasons. polemis Kyrios. Oti Dedoxaste ground; but He covered their
adversaries with the waters, for He
Se tremousin e noere pase Dinamis. All the reason-endowed Powers tremble has been Glorified.
before Thee.
IAMBIC VERSE Stivi thalassis, IAMBIC VERSE Israel passed through the
Se imni ilios. Se Doxazi selini. Si The Sun sings Thy Praises, and the kimatoumenon salon, Ipiron afthis, storm-tossed deep of the sea that God
evtighani ta astra. Moon Glorifies Thee; the Stars, also, Isarail dedigmenon. Melas de pontos, had turned into dry land: but the
stand before Thy Presence. tristatas Egiption, kripsen ardin, dark waters completely covered the
Si ipakoui to Fos. The Light obeysThee. idatostrotos tafos, Romi kratea, Chief Captains of Egypt in a watery
dexias tou Despotou. grave through the Mighty Strength of
Se fittousin avissi. Si doulefousin e pige. The depths shudder in Awe before the right Hand of the Master.
Thee; the water-springs do Thy
bidding. ODI 3 Ishin O didous, tis Vasilefsin imon ODE 3 The Lord Who grants strength to
Kyrios, ke keras Hriston Aftou ipson, our Kings and exalts the horn of His
Si exetinas ton Ouranon osi derrin. Thou hast spread out the Heavens like a Parthenou apotiktete. Moli de pros to Anointed, is Born of a Virgin and
curtain. Vaptisma. Dio Pisti Voisomen. Ouk comes to Baptism. Therefore let us,
Si estereosas tin Gin epi ton idaton. Si Thou hast established the Earth upon estin Agios, os O Theos imon, ke ouk the Faithful, cry aloud: None is Holy
perietihisas tin thalassan psammo. the waters. With sand hast Thou esti Dikeos, plin Sou Kyrie. as our God and none is Righteous
walled in the sea. save Thee, O Lord.
Si pros anapnoas ton aera exeheas. Thou hast shed abroad the air for IAMBIC V E R S E Osi paleon eklelimetha IAMBIC V E R S E From the ancient snares
breathing. Vrohon, Voron leonton have we all been set loose, and the
sintethlasmenon milas, Agalliomen jaws of the devouring lions have been
Angelike Dinamis Si Litourgousin. I ton The Angelic Powers serve Thee. The ke platinomen stoma, Logo plekontes, broken: let us then, rejoice
Arhangelon hori Se proskinousi. Ta Archangelic Hosts adore Thee. The ek logon melodian, O ton pros imas, exceedingly and open wide our
poliommata Herouvim, ke ta many-eyed Cherubim and the six- idete Dorimaton. mouths, weaving with words a
exapteriga Serafim,kiklo istamena ke winged Seraphim, as they stand melody to the Word Whose delight it
periiptamena, Fovo tis Aprositou Sou round about and fly, veiling their is to bestow Gifts upon us.
Doxis, katakaliptete. faces with Awe before Thine
Unapproachable Glory. ODI 4 Akikoe Kyrie fonis Sou, on ipas ODE 4 He whom Thou hast called, O
Foni Voontos en erimo, ote evrontisas Lord, “the voice of one crying in the
Si gar, Theos on aperigraptos, anarhos For Thou, O God Who cannot be pollin epi idaton, to so wilderness” heard Thy Voice when
te ke anekfrastos, ilthes epi tis gis, circumscribed, Who art from martiroumenos Iio. Olos gegonos tou Thou thundered upon many waters,
morfin doulou lavon, en omiomati Everlasting and Ineffable, hast come parontos, Pnevmatos de evoise: Si i bearing witness to Thy Son. Wholly
anthropon genomenos. down upon Earth, taking on the form Hiristos, Theou Sofia ke Dinamis! filled with the Spirit who had come,
of a servant, in the likeness of he cried aloud: “Thou art Christ, the
mankind. Wisdom and Power of God!”
Ou gar eferes, Despota, dia splaghna For Thou could not endure, O Master, IAMBIC V E R S E Pirso katharthis mistikis IAMBIC VERSE Cleansed by the Fire of a
eleous Sou, theasthe ipo tou diavolou because of Thy Tender-hearted theorias, Imnon profitis tin Vroton Mystic Vision, the Prophet sang the
tirannoumenon to genos ton Mercy, to behold the offspring of kenourgian, rignisi girin, Pnevmati praises of the Renewal of mortal
anthropon, all’ ilthes ke esosas imas. mankind tormented by the devil; but krotoumenin, sarkosin emfenousan man. Filled with the Inspiration of
Thou hast come and Saved us. arritou Logou, O ton dinastin ta krati the Spirit, he raised his voice, telling
Omologoumen tin Harin; kirittomen ton We confess Thy Grace; we proclaim sinetrivi. of the Incarnation of the Ineffable
Eleon; ou kriptomen tin Evergesian. Thy Mercy; we conceal not Thy Word, Who has shattered the
Gracious Deeds. dominion of the strong.
Tas tis fiseos imon gonas Ileftherosas. Thou hast Liberated the generations of ODI 5 Iisous O Zois arhigos, lise to ODE 5 Jesus, the Prince of Life, has
Parthenikin Igiasas Mitran to Toko our race; by Thy Birth Thou hast katakrima iki, Adam tou come to set loose from
Sou. Sanctified a Virgin’s Womb. Protoplastou. Katharson de, os Theos Condemnation Adam, the First-
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to Iordani. En O tin ehthran ktinas, He needs no cleansing, yet for the anthropinon! to the Heights!
iperehousan, panta noun Irinin sake of fallen mankind He was Simeron O aklinis to idio iketi ipoklinete, Today He Who bows not, bows down to
harizete. cleansed in the Jordan. In its
ina imas ek tis doulias Eleftherosi! His own servant that He may set us
streams He slew enmity and grants
Free from Bondage!
the Peace that passes all
understanding. Simeron Vasileian Ouranon onisametha. Today we have purchased the Kingdom
IAMBIC VERSE Ehthrou zofodous ke IAMBIC VERSE By
the cleansing of the Tis gar Vasilias tou Kyriou ouk este of Heaven: for the Lord’s Kingdom
telos! shall have no end!
Vevorvoromenou, Ion katharsi Spirit have we been washed from the
Pnevmatos leloumeni, nean poison of the dark and unclean Simeron gi ke thalassa tin tou kosmou Today land and sea share the Joy of the
prosormisthimen aplani trivon, enemy, and we have set out upon a Haran emerisanto, ke O kosmos world, and the world is filled with
Agousan apositon is thimidian, New Path free from error, that leads Evfrosinis peplirote! gladness!
monis prositin, is Theos katillagi. to gladness of heart past all Idosan Se idata, O Theos, idosan Se The waters beheld Thee, O God, the
attainment, which only they attain
idata, ke efovithisan! waters beheld Thee and were afraid!
whom God has Reconciled with
Himself. O Iordanis estrafi is ta opiso, The Jordan turned back, seeing the Fire
ODI 6 I Foni tou Logou, O lihnos tou ODE 6 The
Voice of the Word, the Theasamenos to Pir tis Theotitos, of the Godhead descending bodily
somatikos katerhomenon, ke and entering its stream!
Fotos, O Eosforos, O tou Iliou Candlestick of the Light, the Morning
iserhomenon ep’ afton.!
Prodromos, en ti erimo, Metanoite, Star and Forerunner of the Sun,
pasi Voa tis lais, ke prokatheresthe. cried in the Wilderness to all the O Iordanis estrafi is ta opiso, theoron to The Jordan turned back, beholding the
Idou gar paresti Hristos, ek fthoras peoples: “Repent and be Cleansed Pnevma to Agion, en idi peristeras Holy Spirit coming down like a dove
ton kosmon litroumenos. while there is yet time. For behold, katerhomenon, ke periiptamenon Si! and hovering above Thee!
Christ is at hand, Who delivers the O Iordanis estrafi is ta opiso, oron ton The Jordan turned back, seeing the
world from corruption.!
IAMBIC VERSE IAMBIC VERSE aoraton orathenta, ton Ktistin Invisible made visible, the Creator
sarkothenta, ton Despotin en doulou made Flesh, the Master in the form
Imerton exefine sin panolivio, Iho Patir, The Father in a Voice full of Joy morfi! of a servant!
on Gastros exirefxato. Ne, fisin, revealed His Beloved Whom He had
Outos, simfiis Gonos Melon, Fotafgos Begotten from the Womb. “Truly,” O Iordanis estrafi is ta opiso, ke ta ori The Jordan turned back and the
exorousen anthropon genous, Logos said He: “This is My Offspring, of eskirtisan, Theon en sarki mountains skipped, looking upon
te mou Zoin, ke Vrotos Promitheia. the same Nature as Myself: kathoronta, ke nefele fonin edokan, God in the flesh; and the clouds gave
bearing Light, He has come forth thavmazouse ton paragenomenon, voice, marvelling at Him Who was
from mankind, My Living Word, in Fos ek Fotos, Theon Alithnon, ek come, the Light of Light, True God of
Divine Providence become mortal Theou Alithinou, Despotikin Panigirin True God. For today in the Jordan
Man.” simeron en to Iordani orontes, afton they saw the triumph of the Master;
de ton tis parakois thanaton, ke to tis they saw Him drown in the Jordan
ODI 7 Neous efsevis, kamino piros ODE 7 The breath of the wind heavy planis kentron, ke ton tou Adou the death of disobedience, the sting
prosomilisantas, diasirizon pnevma with Dew and the Descent of the sindesmon en to Iordani vithisanta, of error, and the chains of Hell, and
Drosou, avlavis difilaxe, ke Thiou Angel of God preserved the Holy ke Vaptisma Sotirias to Kosmo bestow upon the world the Baptism
Angelou sigkatavasis. Othen en flogi Children from all harm, as they dorisamenon! of Salvation!
Drosizomeni, efharistos anemelpon walked in the fiery furnace.
Iperimnite, O ton Pateron Kyrios, ke Refreshed with Dew in the flames, Othen kago O amartolos ke anaxios Therefore, sinner and unworthy servant
Theos Evlogitos i. they sang in Thanksgiving: “Blessed doulos Sou, ta megalia ton though I am, I recount the Majesty of
art Thou and praised above all, O thavmaton Sou diigoumenos, Thy Wonders and, seized with Fear,
Lord God of our Fathers!” sinehomenos fovo, en katanixi voo Si in Compunction, I cry aloud unto
IAMBIC VERSE Eflexe rithro ton drakonton Thee:
tas karas, O tis kaminou tin IAMBIC VERSEHe Who stilled the heat of THE PRIEST CONTINUES ALOUD:
metarsion floga, neous ferousan the flame of the furnace that
efsevis katefnasas. Tin diskathenton mounted high in the air and Megas i, Kyrie, ke thavmasta ta erga Great art Thou, O Lord, and
ahlin ex amartias. Olin plini de, ti encircled the Godly Children, burnt Sou, ke oudis logos exarkesi pros marvellous are Thy Works: no
droso tou Pnevmatos. the heads of the dragons in the imnon ton thavmasion Sou! words suffice to sing the praise of
stream of the Jordan: and with the Thy Wonders!
Dew of the Spirit He washes away all ✞ Doxa Si, O Kyrie, Doxa Si! [3] ✞ Glory to Thee, O Lord, Glory to
the stubborn obscurity of sin
Thee! [3]
ODI 8 ✞Enoumen, Evlogoumen ke ODE 8 ✞We Praise, we Bless and we
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Simeron e Nefele veton Dikeosinis tin Today the Clouds drop down upon Mystirion paradoxon, i Vavilonos edixe The Babylonian furnace, as it poured
anthropotiti Ouranothen Drosizousi! mankind the Dew of Righteousness kaminos, pigasasa Droson. Oti rithris forth Dew, forshadowed a
from on High! emellen, aflon pir isdehesthe O Marvellous Mystery - how the Jordan
Simeron O aktistos ipo tou idiou Today the Uncreated of His own Will Iordanis, ke stegin sarki, should receive in its streams the
Vaptizomenon ton Ktistin. On Immaterial Fire, and should
plasmatos vouli hirothetite! accepts the laying on of hands from
Evlogousi Lai, ke iperipsousin, is encompass the Creator, when He
His own creature!.
pantas tous eonas. was Baptised in the Flesh. Him do ye
Simeron O Profitis ke Prodromos to Today the Prophet and Forerunner peoples Bless and Exalt above all
Despoti proserhete, alla tromo approaches the Master, but stands forever!
paristate, oron Theou pros imas before Him with trembling, seeing IAMBIC V E R S E Elefthera men i ktisis IAMBIC VERSEThe Creation finds itself set
sigkatavasin! the Condescencion of God towards
gnorizete. Ii de Fotos, is prin free, and those in darkness are now
us!
eskotismeni. Monos sternazi, tou made sons of Light: alone the prince
Simeron ta tou Iordanou namata is Today the waters of the Jordan are skotous O prostatis. Nin eflogito of darkness groans. Let all the
iamata Metapiite, ti tou Kyriou Transformed into healing by the sintonos ton etion, i prisn talena ton Inheritance of the Nations, that was
Parousia! Appearance of our Lord. Ethnon pagkliria. before in misery, now Bless with
Simeron Rithris Mystikis pasa i ktisis Today the entire Creation is Watered by eagerness Him Who has wrought this
Change.
ardevete! Mystical Streams!
THE FESTAL MAGNIFICAT
Simeron ta ton anthropon ptesmata tis Today the transgressions of mankind THE BELLS ARE RUNG AT THIS POINT
idasi tou Iordanou apalifonte! are washed away by the waters of
THE FESTAL MAGNIFICAT – THEOPHANY – ODE 9 – IRMOS - TONE 2
the Jordan!
Simeron O Paradisos ineokte tis Today Paradise has been opened to Megalinon psihi mou, tin timioteran, Magnify, O my soul, Her who is
anthropis, ke O tis Dikeosinis Ilios mankind and the Sun of ton ano stratevmaton. greater in honour than the Hosts
Katavgazi Imin! Righteousness shines down upon us! on High!

Simeron to pikron idor, to epi Moiseos, to Today the bitter water, as once with Apori pasa glossa, evfimin pros axian. Every tongue is at a loss to praise Thee
lao is glikitita metapiite, ti tou Kyriou Moses and the people of Israel, is Ilingia de nous ke iperkosmios, imnin as is due: even a spirit from the
Parousia! changed to sweetness by the Coming Se Theotoke. Omos agathi world Above is filled with dizziness,
of the Lord! iparhousa, tin Pistin dehou. Ke gar when it seeks to sing Thy praises, O
ton pothon idas, ton entheon imon. Theotokos. But since Thou art good,
Simeron tou paleou thrinou apillagimen, Today we have been Released from our Ou gar Hristianon i prostatis, Se accept our Faith: Thou knowest well
ke os Neos Israil Diesothimen! Ancient Lamentation, and as the New Megalinomen. our Love Inspired by God, for Thou
Israel, we have found Salvation! art the Protector of Christians and
Simeron tou Skotous Elitrothimen, ke to Today we have been Delivered from we magnify Thee! [2]
Foti tis Theognosias katavgzometha! Darkness and Illuminated with the FESTAL TROPARIA – THEOPHANY - TONE 2
Light of the Knowledge of God! Megalinon psihi mou, ton en Iordani, Magnify, O my soul, Him Who is come
Simeron i ahlis tou kosmou katherete, ti Today the Blinding Mist of the world is elthonta Vaptisthine! to be Baptised in Jordan!
Epifania tou Theou imon! dispersed by the Epiphany of our David pareso, Pnevmati tis fotizomenis. O David, come in spirit to those who
God!
Nin proselthete, ade, pros Theon, en are now to be Enlightened and sing:
Simeron Lampadofeggi pasa i Ktisis Today the whole Creation shines with pisti legon fotisthite. Outos o ptohos “Approach God now in Faith and
Anothen! Light from on High! ekekrazen Adam en ptosi. Ke gar receive Enlightenment. Fallen Adam,
aftou isikouse Kiros, elthon, rithris the poor man, cried and the Lord
Simeron i plani katirgite ke Odon imin Today error is laid low and the Coming tou Iordanou, ftharenta de heard him: He has come and in the
Sotirias Ergazete i tou Despotou of the Master has made for us a Way
anekenisen. streams of Jordan He has made him
epelefsis! of Salvation!
New again, who was sunk in
Simeron ta Ano tis kato Sineortazi, ke ta Today Things Above keep Feast with corruption.”
kato tis Ano Sinomili! things below, and things below Megalinon psihi mou, ton ipo Magnify, O my soul, Him Who receives
Commune with Things Above!
Prodromou, to Vaptisma lavonta! Baptism from the Forerunner!
Simeron i Iera ke megalofonos ton Today the Triumphant Assembly of the O Iseas loisasthe, ke katharthite faski. “Wash yourselves and be clean,” says
Orthodoxon Panigiris Agallete! Orthodox keeps this Holy Festival
Tas ponirias enanti, afelesthe Kyriou. Isaiah. “Put away your evil deeds
with Great Joy!.
I dipsontes, idor epi zon porefesthe. from before the Lord. All you who
Simeron O Despotis pros to Vaptisma Today the Master hastens towards Rani gar idor kenopion Hristos, tis are thirsting, go now to the Living
epigete, ina Anavivasi pros Ipsos to Baptism that He may lift mankind up prostrehousin afto en pisti, ke pros Water: for Christ will sprinkle with

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Zoin tin agiro, Vaptizi Pnevmati. the Water of Renewal those who THE PRAYER OF ST SOPHRONIOS, PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM
hasten to Him in Faith, and He THE PRIEST PRAYS QUIETLY:

Baptises them with the Spirit unto Trias iperousie, iperagathe,iperthee, PRIEST O Trinity Supreme in Being, in
Life that grows not old.” pantodiname, pantepiskope, aorate, Goodness, and in Godhead,
Megalinon pihi mou, ton ek tis Magnify, O my soul, Him to Whom the akatalipte Dimiourge ton noeron Almighty, Who watches over all,
Patroas, Fonis martirithenta. Voice of the Father bore witness. ousion, ke ton logikon fiseon, i emitos invisible, incomprehensible, Maker of
agathotis, to Fos to aprositon, to Spiritual Beings and rational natures,
Sintirometha Hariti, pisti ke sfragidi. Os Let us, the Faithful, keep ourselves safe fotizon panta anthropon erchomenon innate Goodness, Unapproachable
gar olthron efigon, flias Evrei pale through Grace and through the Seal is ton kosmon, lampson kami to Light that Enlightens every one who
emahthesis, outo ke imin, exodion to of Baptism. In the past the Hebrews anaxio doulo Sou. comes into the world: shine also
thion touto, tis palingenesias loutirion fled destruction by marking the upon me, Thine unworthy servant.
ese. Enthen ke tis Triados, opsometha door posts with blood; so also this
fos to aditon. Divine Washing unto Regeneration Fotison mou tis dianias ta ommata, opos Enlighten the eyes of my understanding
shall be our Exodus, and going animnise tolmiso tin amtron that I may make bold to sing the
hence, we shall behold the Light of evergesian ke Dinamin. Praises of Thine Infinite Beneficence
the Trinity that never sets. and Might.
FESTAL IAMBIC CANON - THEOPHANY – IRMOS - TONE 2 Evprosdektos genestho i par’ emou disis, May the Prayers be acceptable that I
Simeron O Despotis, klini ton afhena, Today the Master bows His Head dia ton parestota laon, opos ta offer for the people here present.
hiri ti tou Prodromou beneath the hand of the plimmelimata mou mi kolisosin Let not my faults hinder Thy Holy
Forerunner. enthade paragenesthe to Agion Sou Spirit from coming to this place, but
Pnevma, alla sighorison mi suffer me now uncondemned to cry
O ton iper noun, tou Tokou Sou O Most Pure Bride, O Blessed Mother, akatakritos voan Si, ke legin ke nin, to Thee, O Most Good Lord, and to
thavmaton! Nimfi Panagni, Miter the Wonders of Thy Birth-giving pass Iperagathe. say:
Evlogimeni. Di is tihontes pantelous all understanding. Through Thee we
Sotirias, epaxion krotoumen os have obtained Salvation in all things,
✞Doxazomen Se, Despota Filanthrope, ✞ We Glorify Thee, O Master Who
efergeti, Doron feronte, imnon and, as is right and meet, we rejoice Pantokrator, Proeonie Vasilef! Lovest mankind, Almighty, Pre-
Efharistias. before Thee our Benefactor, bearing Eternal King!.
as Gift a Hymn of Thanksgiving. ✞Doxazomen Se ton Ktistin ke ✞ We Glorify Thee, Oe Creator and
FESTAL TROPARIA – THEOPHANY- TONE 2 Dimiourgon tou pantos! Maker of all!
Simeron Ioannis, Vaptizi ton Despotin, Today John Baptises the Master in the ✞Doxazomen Se, Ie tou Theou ✞ We Glorify Thee, O Only Begotten
en rithris Iordanou. streams of Jordan. Monogenes, ton apatora ek Mitros, ke Son of God, Born without Father
amitora ek Patros! from Thy Mother, and without
Idomen ta Mosi, ti Vato dedigmena, That which was revealed to Moses in
Mother from Thy Father!
defro xenis, thesmisin exirgasmen. the (Burning) Bush we see
Os gar sesoste, Pirforousa Parthenos, accomplished here in strange En gar ti prolavousi Eorti Nipion Se In the preceding Feast we beheld Thee
selasforon tekousa, ton efergetin, manner. The Virgin bore Fire within idomen. En de ti parousi telion Se as an Infant, while in the present we
Iordanou te, rithra prosdedegmena. Her, yet was not consumed when She oromen, ton ek Teliou Telion behold Thee full-grown, our God
gave Birth to the Benefactor Who Epifanenta Theon imon. made manifest, Perfect God from
brings us Light, and the streams of Perfect God.
Jordan suffered no harm when they Simeron gar O tis Eortis imin epesti For today the time of the Feast is at
received Him. keros, ke horos Agion Ekklisiazi imin, hand for us: the Choir of Saints
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, ke Angeli meta anthropon assembles with us and Angels join
and to the Holy Spirit sineortazousi. with mankind in keeping Festival.
Megalinon psihi mou tis Trisipostatou, Magnify, O my soul, the Power of the Simeron i Haris tou Agiou Pnevmatos en Today the Grace of the Holy Spirit, like
ke Adieretou, Theotitos to kratos Undivided Godhead in three idi peristeras, tis idasin epefitise! a dove, descended upon the waters!
Persons. Simeron O Aditos Ilios anetile, ke O Today the Sun that never sets has risen
Idomen ta Mosi, ti Vato dedigmena, That which was revealed to Moses in Kosmos to Foti Kyriou katavgazete! and the world is filled with
defro xenis, thesmisin exirgasmen. the (Burning) Bush we see Splendour by the Light of the Lord.
Os gar sesoste, Pirforousa Parthenos, accomplished here in strange Simeron i selini lampres tes aktisi to Today the Moon shines upon the world
selasforon tekousa, ton efergetin, manner. The Virgin bore Fire within kosmo sineklamprinete! with the Brightness of its Rays.
Iordanou te, rithra prosdedegmena. Her, yet was not consumed when She
gave Birth to the Benefactor Who Simeron i Fotidis Asteres ti fedrotiti tis Today the glittering stars make the
brings us Light, and the streams of lampseos tin ikoumenin kallopizousi! inhabited Earth fair with the
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Antilavou Soson, Eleison ke Diafilaxon PRIEST Help us, Save us, have Mercy received Him.
imas O Theos, ti Si Hariti. upon us, and Protect us, O God, by Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
Thy Grace. eonon. Ages.
Amin PEOPLE Amen Amin Amen
✞ Tis Panagias, ahrantou, ipere PRIEST ✞ Commemorating our All Holy, Megalinon psihi mou, tin litrosamenin, Magnify, O my soul, Her who has
vlogimenis, endoxou Despinis imon Pure, Most Blessed and Glorious imas ek tis Kataras! delivered us from the Curse!
Theotokou ke aiparthenou Marias Lady, Theotokos and Ever Virgin Hriis telion, ton rotion ousian, Anax O King without beginning, through the
meta panton ton Agion Maria, with all the Saints, let us
anarhe, Pnevmatos kinonia, Roes Communion of the Spirit Thou
Mnimonefsantes, eaftous ke allilous entrust ourselves and one another
ahrantis ekktharas ke skotous, Ishin Anoints and makes Perfect human
ke pasan tin zoin imon Hristo to Theo and our whole life to Christ our God.
thriamvefsas te, ton epirimeni, nin is nature. Thou has cleansed it in the
parathometha.
alikton, Examivee Vion. Undefiled Streams, putting to shame
✞Si Kyrie PEOPLE To Thee, O Lord! the arrogant force of darkness, and
THE PRIEST CONTINUES TO PRAY QUIETYLY: now Thou translates it to Endless
Kyrie Isou Hriste, O Monogenis Ios, O on is O Lord Jesus Christ, the Only Begotten Life.
ton kolpon tou Patros, O Alithinos Son, Who art in the Bosom of the FESTAL KATAVASIA –- THEOPHANY –CANON 1 - HIERMOS – TONE 2
Theos, i Pigi tis Zois ke tis Athanasias, Father, the True God, Source of Life,
to Fos to ek tou Fotos, O elthon is ton and of Immortality; Light of Light, Who Megalinon psihi mou, tin timioteran, Magnify, O my soul, Her who is
kosmon tou Fotise Afton. art come into the world to Illuminate ton ano Stratefmaton. greater in honour than the
it: Heavenly Hosts!
Katavgason imon tin dianian to Agio Sou Enlighten our mind with Thy Holy Spirit
Pnevmati, ke prosdexe imas, and accept us who offer unto Thee Apori pasa glossa, evfimin pros axian. Every tongue is at a loss to praise Thee
Megalosinin ke Efharistian Si Majesty and Thanksgiving for Thy Ilingia de nous ke iperkosmios, imnin as is due: even a spirit from the
prosagontas, epi tis ap’ eonos Marvellous Mighty Works, which are Se Theotoke. Omos Agathi world Above is filled with dizziness,
Thavmastis Sou Megalourgimasi, ke ti from all Eternity; as, also, for Thy iparhousa, tin pistin dehou. Ke gar when it seeks to sing Thy praises, O
ep’ Eshaton ton Eonon Sotirio Sou Saving Providence in these latter ton pothon idas, ton entheon imon. Theotokos. But since Thou art Good,
Ikonomia, en i to asthenes imon ke ages, in which Thou hast clothed Ou gar Hristianon i prostatis, Se accept our Faith: Thou knowest well
ptohon perivallomenos firama, ke is Thyself in our frail and lowly Megalinomen. our Love Inspired by God, for Thou
tis doulias metris sigkation, O ton substance, and hast Condescended
apanton Vasilefs, eti ke douliki hiri en to the stature of a servant; Who yet art
art the Protector of Christians and
to Iordani Vaptisthine katedexo, ina King of all: Who also didst receive we magnify Thee!
tin ton idaton fisin Agiasas O Baptism in Jordan at the hands of a FESTAL KATAVASIA - 9TH ODE – THEOPHANY – IAMBIC VERSE – TONE 2
anamartitos, odopiisis imin tin di servant: that Thou, O Sinless, having
idatos ke Pnevmatos anagennisin, ke Sanctified the nature of water, might Megalinon, psihi mou, tin Magnify, O my soul, Her who has
pros tin protin imas apokatastisis make for us a Way that should be Litrosamenin imas ek tis Kataras. Delivered us from the Curse.
Eleftherian, unto a New Birth, through Water and
the Spirit, and unto the Deliverance
O ton iper noun, tou Tokou Sou O Most Pure Bride, O Blessed Mother,
Thou first instituted for us. thavmaton! Nimfi Panagni, Miter the Wonders of Thy Birth-giving pass
Ou tinos Thiou Mistiriou tin anamnisin Celebrating the memory of which Divine Evlogimeni. Di is tihontes all understanding. Through Thee
eortazontes, deometha Sou Mystery, we beseech Thee, O Lord pantelous Sotirias, epaxion we have obtained Salvation in all
filanthrope Despota. Ranon ef’ imas Who Lovest mankind, sprinkle us, krotoumen os efergeti, Doron feronte, things, and, as is right and meet, we
tous anaxious doulous Sou, kata tin Thine unworthy servants, according Imnon Efharistias rejoice before Thee, our Benefactor,
thian Sou Epangelian Idor Katharsion, to Thy Divine Promise, with Pure bearing as Gift a Hymn of
tis Sis Evsplaghnias tin Dorean, Water, Thy Compassionate Gift. SMALL LITANY Thanksgiving.
Is to epi to idati touto tin etisin imon ton May the Supplications of us sinners over
FESTAL EXAPOSTEILARION – THEOPHANY – TONE 3
amartolon evprosdekton genesthe tin this Holy Water be well pleasing unto
si Agathotiti, ke tin Evlogian Sou di Thy Goodness: and may Thy Blessing Epefani O Sotir, i Haris i Alithia, en The Saviour, Who is Grace and Truth,
aftou imin te, ke panti to Pisto Sou through it be vouchsafed unto us, and
rithris tou Iordanou, ke tous en skoti appeared in the streams of the
Haristhine lao, is Doxan tou Agiou ke unto all Thy Faithful people, to the
Proskinitou Sou Onomatos. Glory of Thy Holy and Adorable ke skia, kathefdontas Efotise. Ke gar Jordan, and Enlightened those who
Name. ilthen efani, to fos to aprositon. (3) slept in darkness and shadow. For
Si gar prepi pasa Doxa, Timi, ke For unto Thee belongeth all Glory, the Unapproachable Light has come
Proskinisis, sin to Anarho Sou Patri, ke Honour and Worship, together with and is revealed. (3)
to Panagio, ke Agatho ke Zoopio Sou Thy Beginningless, Eternl Father, and LAUDS: THE PRAISES TO GOD -PSALM 148
Pnevmati, nin ke ai, ke is tous eonas Thine All Holy and Good and Life- ALL CREATION PRAISES THE LORD OUR GOD
ton eonon. giving Spirit, now and ever, and unto
Ages of Ages. Pasa pnoi enesato ton Kyrion. Enite Let everything that has breath praise
Amin Amen ton Kyrion ek ton Ouranon. Enite the Lord. Praise the Lord from the
Afton en tis Ipsistis. Si prepi imnos Heavens; praise Him in the Highest.
to Theo. To Thee praise is due, O God.

26. FESTAL MATINS & DIVINE LITURGY HYMNS - THEOPHANY FESTAL MATINS & DIVINE LITURGY HYMNS - THEOPHANY 11.
Enite Afton, pantes i Angelli Aftou. Praise Him, all His Angels; praise Him, Iper tou Fotisthine imas Fotismon PRIEST That we may be Enlightened by
Enite Afton, pase e Dinamis Aftou. all His Powers. To Thee praise is Gnoseos ke Evsevias dia tis Epifitiseos the Light of Knowledge and True
Si prepi imnos to Theo. due, O God. tou Agiou Pnevmatos, tou Kyriou Worship, by the Descent of the Holy
PSALM 150 – THEOPHANY – IDIOMELONS BY PATRIARCH GERMANOS - TONE 1 deithomen Spirit, let us pray to the Lord
Tou piise en aftis Krima engrapton. To execute upon them the Judgement Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3]
Doxa afti este pasi tis Osiis Aftou. that is Decreed; such Glory will be Iper tou genithine to idor touto, PRIEST That this Water may become a
for all His Holy Ones.
Agiasmou Doron, amartimaton Gift for Sanctification, Redemption
Fos ek Fotos, elampse to kosmo Hristos O Light of Light, Christ our God has shone Litirion, is iasin psihis ke somatos, ke of sins, for the Healing of the soul
Theos imon, O Epifanis Theos. upon the world; He is God and He pros pasan ofelian epitidion, tou and body, and for every meet
Touton lai proskinisomen! appeared to us: O all you people: let Kyriou deithomen benefit, let us pray to the Lord
us worship Him! Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3]
Enite ton Theon en tis Agiis Aftou. Praise God in His Saints; praise Him
Iper tou genesthe afto, idor allomenon is PRIEST That this Water may be beneficial
Enite Afton en stereomati tis in the firmament of His Power.
Zoin Eonion, tou Kyriou deithomen for Eternal Life, let us pray to the
Dinameos Aftou.
Lord
Fos ek Fotos, elampse to kosmo Hristos O Light of Light, Christ our God has shone Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3]
Theos imon, O Epifanis Theos. upon the world; He is God and He
Touton lai proskinisomen! appeared to us: O all you people: let Iper tou anadihthine afto, apotropeon PRIEST That it may drive away all the
us worship Him! pasis epivoulis oraton ke aoraton cunning devices of our enemies,
ehthron, tou Kyriou deithomen visible and invisible, let us pray to
Enite Afton epi tes Dinasties Afton. Praise Him for His Mighty Acts. Praise
the Lord
Enite Afton kata to plithos tis Him according to the greatness of
Megalosinis Aftou. His Majesty. Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3]
Pos Se Hriste, douli ton Despotin axios O Christ our Master, how shall we Thy Iper ton antlounton ke arvomenon ex PRIEST That it may Bless those who
timisomen? Oti en tis idasi, pantas servants worthily honour Thee? For aftou is Agiasmon ikon, tou Kyriou drink therefrom and take home for
imas anekenisas. Thou hast Renewed us all in the deithomen the Sanctification of their homes, let
waters. us pray to the Lord
Enite Afton en iho salpingos; Enite Praise Him with the sound of the Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3]
Afton en psaltirio ke kithara. trumpet; praise Him with lute and Iper tou genesthe afto, is katharismon PRIEST That it may be for those who
Si en Iordani Vaptisthis O Sotir imon, ta harp.
psihon ke somaton pasi tis arnomenis drink and receive therefrom in Faith,
rithra Igiasas, ti palami tou doulou Thou, O our Saviour, was Baptised in Pisti, ke Matalamvanousin ex aftou, a Purification for their souls and
hirothetoumenos, ke ta pathi tou Jordan and hast Sanctified the tou Kyriou deithomen. bodies, let us pray to the Lord
Kosmou iomenos. Mega to waters: accepting a servant’s hand Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3]
Mistirion tis ikonomias Sou! upon Thine Head, Thou healest the
Filanthrope Kyrie, ✞Doxa Si. passions of the world. Great is the Iper tou kataxiothine imas, emplisthine PRIEST That we may be worthy to be
Mystery of Thy Dispension: O Lord Agiasmou, dia tis ton idaton touton filled with Sanctification, as we
Who lovest mankind, ✞Glory to metalipseos, ti aorato epifania tou receive of these waters, by the
Thee! Agiou Pnevmatos, ton Kyriou Appearance of the Holy Spirit, in an
deithomen invisible manner, let us pray to the
Enite Afton en timpano ke horo. Enite Praise Him with timbrel and dance; Lord
Afton en hordes ke organo. praise Him with strings and flute.
Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3]
To alithinon Fos epifani, ke pasi ton The True Light has appeared and
fotismon dorite. Vaptizete Hristos bestows Enlightenment on all. Iper tou isakouse Kyrion ton Theon Fonis PRIEST That the Lord answer the voice of
meth imon, o pasis epekina Christ Who is above all purity is tis Deiseos imon ton amartolon, ke our beseeching, even of us who are
katharotitos. Eniisi ton Agiasmon to Baptised with us; He brings Eleise imas, tou Kyriou deithomen sinners, and have mercy upon us, let
idati, ke psihon touto katharsion Sanctification to the water and it us pray to the Lord
ginete. Epigion to fenomenon, ke iper becomes a cleansing for our souls. Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3]
tous Ouranous to noomenon. Dia That which is outward and visible is
loutrou sotiria, di idatos to Pnevma. earthly, that which is inwardly Iper tou risthine imas apo pasis PRIEST For our Deliverance from all
Dia Katadiseos i pros Theon imon understood is higher than Heaven. thlipseos, orgis, kindinou ke anangis, affliction, wrath, danger and
anodos ginete. Thavmasia ta erga Salvation comes through washing, tou Kyriou deithomen necessity, let us pray to the Lord
sou Kyrie! ✞ Doxa Si! and through water the Spirit: by Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3]
descending into the water we ascend
to God. Wonderful are Thy Works, O
12. FESTAL MATINS & DIVINE LITURGY HYMNS - THEOPHANY FESTAL MATINS & DIVINE LITURGY HYMNS - THEOPHANY 25.
Iper tis irinis tou simpantos kosmou, PRIEST For the peace of the whole world, Lord: ✞Glory to Thee!
efsthias ton Agion tou Theou for the well-being of the Holy Enite Afton en kimvalis evihis; enite Praise Him with tuneful cymbals;
Ekklision ke tis ton panton enoseaos Churches of God, and for the Union Afton en kimvalis alalagmou. praise Him with loud cymbals. Let
tou Kyriou deithomen... of all, let us pray to the Lord. Pasa pnoi inesato ton Kyrion. everything that has breath praise
Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3] the Lord.
Iper tou Agiou Ikou toutou ke ton meta PRIEST For this Holy Temple, and for
O perivallon ton Ouranon en nefeles, He Who covers the Heaven with clouds
rithra perivallete simeron ta is Himself covered today by the
pisteos, evlavias ke fovou Theou those who enter with Faith,
Iordania. Ke tin emin katherete streams of Jordan; and He Who
isionton en afto, tou Kyriou reverence and the fear of God, let us
katharsin, o tou kosmou eron tin takes away the sin of the world is
deithomen... pray to the Lord.
amartian. Ke ipo tou singenous cleansed, that I may be made clean.
Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3] anothen martirite Pnevmatos, Iios The Only Begotten Son of the Most
Iper tou Arhiepiskopou imon (NAME,) PRIEST For our Archbishop (NAME), for Monogenis iparhon tou ipsistou High Father receives from Above the
Patros. Pros on Voisomen. O epifanis Testimony of the Consubstantial
tou Timiou Presviteriou, tis en Hristo the venerable Priesthood of the
ke sosas imas, Hriste O Theos imon: Spirit. Unto Him let us cry aloud: O
Diakonias, pantos tou Klirou ke tou Diaconate in Christ, for all the clergy
laou tou Kyriou deithomen. and the laity, let us pray to the Lord. ✞Doxa Si! Christ our God Who has revealed
Thyself to us and Saved us: ✞ Glory
Kyrie eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3] to Thee!
Iper tis poleos taftis, pasis poleos, horas, PRIEST For this city, and forevery city ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
ke ton pisti ikounton en aftes tou and country, and for the Faithful
and to the Holy Spirit
Kyriou deithomen. who dwell therein, let us pray to the
Lord BY ANATOLIOS – TONE (6) PLAGAL 2

Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3] Namata Iordania perivalou Sotir, O O Saviour, Who clothes Thyself with
anavallomenos Fos os imation. Ke Light as with a garment, Thou has
Iper efkrasias aeron, eforias ton karpon PRIEST For seasonable weather, for the eklinas korifin to Prodromo, O ton clothed Thyself in the waters of
tis gis ke keron irinikon tou Kyriou abundance of the fruits of the earth, Ouranon metrisas spithami. Ina Jordan; and Thou Who has
deithomen. and for peaceful times, let us pray to epistrefis kosmon ek planis, ke Sosis measured Heaven with the span of
the Lord tis psihas imon. Thy Hand, has bowed Thy Head
Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3] before the Forerunner, so that Thou
might turn the world back from
Iper pleonton, odiporounton,nosounton, PRIEST For those at sea, and those who error and Save our souls.
kamnonton, ehmaloton ke tis Sotirias travel by land or air, for the sick and
afton tou Kyriou deithomen. the suffering, for captives and for Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
their Salvation, let us pray to the eonon. Ages.
Lord Amin. Amen
Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3] TONE 2
Iper tou Agiasthine to idor touto, ti PRIEST That this Water be Sanctified by Simeron O Hristos, en Iordani ilthe Today Christ came to be Baptised in
Dinami ke evergia ke epifitisi tou the Power, Act, and Descent of the Vaptisthine. Simeron Ioannis apetete, Jordan. Today John touched the
Agiou Pnematos, tou Kyriou Holy Spirit, let us pray to the Lord korifis tou Despotou. E Dinamis ton Head of our Master. The Powers of
deithomen. PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3] Ouranon exestisan, to paradoxon Heaven were amazed as they beheld
Kyrie Eleison [3] orose Mystirion. I Thalassa ide ke the Marvellous Mystery. The sea saw
PRIEST That in this Water may be efigen; O Iordanis idon anestrefeto; it and fled; Jordan at the sight was
Iper tou katafitise tis idasi toutis, tin planted the Action of Purification Imis de is fotisthente Voomen. ✞ driven back. And we who have been
kathartikin tis iperousiou Triados which belongeth to the Trinity Doxa to fanenti Theo. Ke epi gis Enlightened cry aloud: ✞ Glory to
energian, tou Kyriou deithomen transcendent in Essence, let us pray ofthenti, ke fotisanti ton kosmon! God revealed to us, Who has
to the Lord appeared on earth and brought Light
Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3] GREAT DOXOLOGY  to the world!
Iper tou dorithine aftis tin Harin tis PRIEST That it may be granted the Grace
Apolitroseos, tin Evlogian tou of Redemption and the Blessing of
Iordanou, tou Kyriou deithomen. the Jordan, let us pray to the Lord
Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3]

24. FESTAL MATINS & DIVINE LITURGY HYMNS - THEOPHANY FESTAL MATINS & DIVINE LITURGY HYMNS - THEOPHANY 13.
FESTAL APOLYTIKION - THEOPHANY
Ke pantes is ton Moisin Evaptisanto en ti And all in Moses were Baptised, in the
En Iordani Vaptizomenou Sou Kyrie, i tis In the Jordan, when Thou was Baptised, Nefeli ke en ti thalassi. Cloud, and in the sea.
Triados efanerothi Proskinisis. Tou O Lord, the Worship of the Trinity
gar Gennitoros i Foni prosemartiri Si, was made manifest. For the Voice
Ke pantes to afto Vroma Pnevmatiknon And all ate the same Spiritual Food, and
efagon, ke pantes to afto Poma all drank the same Spiritual Drink.
Agapiton Se Iion Onomazousa. Ke to of the Father bore witness to Thee,
Pnevmatikon epion.
Pnevma en idi peristeras eveveou tou naming Thee “the Beloved Son.” And
Logou to asfales. O Epifanis, Hriste O the Spirit, like a dove, confirmed His Epinon gar ek Pnematikis akolouthousis For they drank of the Spiritual Rock
Theos, ke ton kosmon Fotisas, Doxa Word as Sure and Steadfast. O Petras, i de Petra in O Hristos. that followed them, and the Rock
Si! (3) Christ our God, Who has Appeared was Christ.
and Enlightened the world: Glory ALLELUIA – PSALM 44/45 – TONE (7) VARYS/GRAVE
to Thee! (3)
Allilouia! Allilouia! Allilouia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
Exirefxato i kardia mou logon Agathon, My heart overflows with a Good Word!
leo ego ta erga mou to vsili, i glossa I tell my Works to the King; my
mou kalamos grammteos oxigrfou. tongue is the pen of a swift
scrivener!
Allilouia! Allilouia! Allilouia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
Festal Divine Liturgy Hymns - Theophany Oreos kalli pa tous iious ton nthropon, Thou art more Beautiful than the sons
eehithi hris en hilesi Sou. Dia touto of mankind. Grace was poured out
Kindly use the Service Book until this point, Evlogise Se o Theos is ton eona. upon Thy Lips! Therefore, God
then carefully follow instructions with regard to these Hymns Blessed Thee forever!

FIRST FESTAL ANTIPHON –THEOPHANY - TONE 2


Allilouia! Allilouia! Allilouia! Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia!
THE HOLY GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST MARK 1 : 9 – 11
En exodo Israil ex Egyptou, Ikou Iakov ek When Israel came out of Egypt, and the Ek tou kata Markon Agiou Engeliou to PRIEST The Lesson form the Holy Gospel
laou varvarou, egenithi Ioudea House of Jacob from among the anagnosma. of Mark
Agiasma aftou, Israil exousia aftou. strange people.
Proshomen! PRIEST Let us attend!
✶ ✞Tes Presvies tis Theotokou, Soter, ✶ ✞Through the Intercessions of the
✞ Doxa Si, O Theos, Doxa Si! PEOPLE ✞ Glory to Thee, O Lord, Glory to
Soson imas. Theotokos, O Saviour, Save us. Thee!
Egenithi Ioudea Agiasma Aftou, ek Laou Judah was His Sanctuary, and Israel His
varvarou.✶ Dominion ✶ Ke egeneto en ekines tes imeres ilthen O PRIESTAnd it came to pass in those days,
Ti si esti, thalassa, oti efiges; Ke si, The sea beheld it and fled: the Jordan Iisous apo Nazaret tis Galileas ke Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee,
Iordani, oti estrafis is ta opiso.✶ River was turned back ✶ Evaptisthi ipon Ioannou is ton and was Baptised by John in the
Iordani. Jordan.
Ti Si esti Thalassa oti efiges? Ke Si Why hast thou fled, O Sea? And why
Iordani, oti estrafis is ta opiso? ✶ art thou driven back, O Jordan? ✶ Ke evtheos anavenon apo tou idatos ide And forthwith coming up out of the
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, Glory to the Father, and to the Son, shizomenous tous Ouranous ke to water, He saw the Heavens opened,
ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and Pnevma os peristeran katavenon ep’ and the Spirit as a dove descending,
eonon. forever, and to the Ages of ages. afton. and remaining on Him.
Amin ✶ Amen ✶ Ke Foni egeneto ek ton Ouron: Si I O Ios And there came a Voice from Heaven:
Mou O Agapitos en Si Nidokisa. Thou art My Beloved Son; in Thee I
SMALL LITANY  am well pleased.
SECOND FESTAL ANTIPHON - THEOPHANY – TONE 2
1. Igapisa, oti isakousete Kyrios tis 1. I am well pleased that the Lord hath ✞ Doxa Si, O Kyrie, Doxa Si! PEOPLE ✞ Glory to Thee, O Lord, Glory to
Fonis tis Deiseos mou. heard my Prayer Thee!
*Soson imas Ie Theou O E N I O R D A N I *✞ Save us, O Son of God B A P T I S E D B Y THE GREAT SYNAPTE/PETITIONS
IPO I O A N N O U V A P T I S T H I S , psallontas J O H N I N T H E J O R D A N , who sing to
Si: Allilouia! Thee: Alleluia! En irini tou Kyriou deithomen PRIEST In peace let us pray to the Lord
2. Oti ekline to ous Aftou emi, ke en tes 2. Because He hath inclined His Ear to Kyrie Eleison PEOPLE Lord have Mercy
me, I will call on Him all the days
imeres mou epikaledome. * Iper tis anothen irinis ke tis sotirias ton PRIEST For the peace from above and for
of my life. * psihon imon, tou Kyriou deithomen... the Salvation of our souls, let us
pray to the Lord.
Kyrie Eleison [3] PEOPLE Lord have Mercy [3]
14. FESTAL MATINS & DIVINE LITURGY HYMNS - THEOPHANY FESTAL MATINS & DIVINE LITURGY HYMNS - THEOPHANY 23.
Mou, o ean exelthi ek tou Stomatos the eater, so shall My Word be, 3. Perishon mi odines Thanatou, 3. The snares of Death compassed me
Mou, ou mi apostrafi, eos an telesthi which shall go forth from My Mouth: round about, and the pains of
osa an ithelisa, ke evodoso tas odous it shall not return to Me void, but it kindini Adou evrosan me. *
Hades gripped me... *
Sou, ke ta entalmata Mou. shall do whatsoever I please, and
shall prosper in the Things for which 4. Eleimon O Kyrios ke Dikeos, ke O 4. Gracious is the Lord and
I sent It. Theos imon Eleei. * Righteous: and our God is
En gar evfrosini exelvsesthe, ke en Hara For you shall go out with Joy, and be Merciful*
didahthisesthe. Ta gar ori ke i vouni led forth with Peace: the mountains ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
exalounte prosdehomeni imas en and the hills shall sing praise before ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and
hara, ke panta ta xila, tou agrou you, and all the trees of the country eonon. forever, and to the Ages of ages.
epikrotisi tis kladis. shall clap their hands. Amin Amen
Ke anti tis stivis anavisete kiparissos, Instead of the shrub, shall come up the
anti de tis konizis anavisete mirsini. fir tree, and instead of the nettle, “O MONOGENIS IOS KE LOGOS...” 
Ke este Kyrios is Onoma, ke is Simion shall come the myrtle tree: and the THIRD FESTAL ANTIPHON – THEOPHANY – TONE 1
(THE FESTAL APOLYTIKION IS CHANTED AFTER EACH VERSE)
Eonion, ke ouk eklipsi. Lord shall be named for an
Everlasting Sign, that shall not be 1. Exomologisthe to Kyrio, oti Agathos, 1. Confess the Lord, for He is Good;
taken away. oti is ton eona to Eleos Aftou. for His Mercy endures forever.
THE PROPHECY OF ISAIAH 12 : 3 – 6
2. Ipato di Ikos Israil oti Agathos, oti is 2. Let the House of Israel say that He is
Sofia! Proshomen! Wisdom! Let us attend! ton eona to Eleos Aftou. Good, for His Mercy endures
Profitias Iseou to Anagnosma The Reading from the Prophecy of forever.
Isaiah
Proshomen! Let us attend! 3. Ipato di Ikos Aaron oti Agathos, oti is 3. Let the House of Aaron say that He
ton eona to Eleos Aftou. is Good, for His Mercy endures
forever.
Tade legi Kyrios: Antlisate idor met’ These things the Lord doth say: Thou
evfrosinis ek ton pigon tou sotiriou. shalt draw waters with Joy out of the 4. Ipatosan dip antes i fovoumeni ton 4. Let all who Fear the Lord say that He
Ke eris en ti imera ekini, imnite Saviour’s Fountains: and ye shalt Kyrion oti Agathos, oti is ton eona is Good, for His Mercy endures
Kyrion, voate to Onoma Aftou, say in that day: Praise ye the Lord, to Eleos Aftou. forever.
anagilate en tis ethnesi ta evdoxa and call upon His Name: make His FESTAL APOLYTIKION - THEOPHANY
aftou. Mimniskesthe, oti ipsothi to Works known among the people:
Onoma Aftou. Imnisate to Onoma remember that His Name is High.
En Iordani Vaptizomenou Sou Kyrie, i tis In the Jordan, when Thou was Baptised,
Triados efanerothi Proskinisis. Tou O Lord, the Worship of the Trinity
Kyriou, oti ipsila epiisen. Anangilate Sing ye to the Lord, for He hath done
gar Gennitoros i Foni prosemartiri Si, was made manifest. For the Voice
tafta en pasi ti Gi. Great Things: show this forth in all
Agapiton Se Iion Onomazousa. Ke to of the Father bore witness to Thee,
the Earth.
Pnevma en idi peristeras eveveou tou naming Thee “the Beloved Son.” And
Agalliasthe ke efrenesthe i katikountes Rejoice, and praise, O thou habitation Logou to asfales. O Epifanis, Hriste O the Spirit, like a dove, confirmed His
Sion, oti ipothi O Agios tou Israil en of Zion: for Great is He that is in the Theos, ke ton kosmon Fotisas, Doxa Word as Sure and Steadfast. O
meso aftis. midst of thee, the Holy One of Israel. Si! (3) Christ our God, Who has Appeared
PROKEIMENON – PSALM 26/27 – TONE 3 and Enlightened the world: Glory
to Thee! (3)
Kyrios fotismos mou ke Sotir mou. Tina The Lord is my Light and my Salvation;
fovithisome? whom shall I fear? THE SMALL ENTRANCE:
STIHOS Kyrios iperaspistis tis Zois mou, ao The Lord is the Strength of my Life;
VERSE
THE COMING OF CHRIST INTO THE WORLD
THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND
tinos diliaso? of whom shall I be afraid? FESTAL ISODIKON – THEOPHANY – SMALL ENTRANCE – TONE 2
THE FIRST EPISTLE OF ST PAUL TO THE CORINTHIANS 10 : 1 – 4
Pros Korinthious Α - Epistolis Pavlou READER The Lesson from the First Epistle ✞ Evlogimenos O Erhomenos en ✞ Blessed is He Who comes in the Name
of the Holy Apostle Paul to the Onomati Kyriou, Theos Kyrios ke of the Lord. Save us, O Son of God,
Corinthians Epefanen imin. Soson imas, Iie Theo, Who was Baptised in the Jordan, who
Proshomen! PRIEST Let us attend!
O en Iordani ipo Ioannou Vaptisthis, sing to Thee: Alleluia!
psalontas Si: Allilouia!
FESTAL APOLYTIKION - THEOPHANY
Adelphi: Ou thelo de imas agnoin, oti i READER Brethren,I would not have you
Pateres imon pantes ipo tin Nefelin ignorant, that our Fathers were all En Iordani Vaptizomenou Sou Kyrie, i tis In the Jordan, when Thou was Baptised,
isan, ke pantes dia tis thalassis under the Cloud, and all passed Triados efanerothi Proskinisis. Tou O Lord, the Worship of the Trinity
diilthon. through the sea. gar Gennitoros i Foni prosemartiri Si, was made manifest. For the Voice
Agapiton Se Iion Onomazousa. Ke to of the Father bore witness to Thee,

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Pnevma en idi peristeras eveveou tou naming Thee “the Beloved Son.” And THE PROPHECY OF ISAIAH 55 : 1 – 13
Logou to asfales. O Epifanis, Hriste O the Spirit, like a dove, confirmed His Sofia! Wisdom!
Theos, ke ton kosmon Fotisas, Doxa Word as Sure and Steadfast. O Profitias Iseou to Anagnosma The Reading from the Prophecy of
Si! (3) Christ our God, Who has Appeared Isaiah
and Enlightened the world: Glory Proshomen! Let us attend!
to Thee! (3)
✞ M AKE T HE SIG N O F T H E C R OS S & B O W DO WN T O GO D Tade legi Kyrios: I dipsontes, porefesthe These things the Lord doth say: All
ef idor, ke osi mi ehete argirion, that thirst, come to the waters: and
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon. Now and ever, and to the ages of Badisantes agorasate, ke fagete anev you that have no money, make haste,
argiriou ke timis inon ke stear. buy and eat: come ye, buy wine and
ages.
milk without money, and without
Amin Amen any price.
FESTAL KONTAKION - THEOPHANY Inati timasthe argiriou, ke ton mohthon Why do you spend money for that
Epefanis simeron ti ikoumeni, ke to Fos Thou hast appeared today to the imon ouk is plismonin? which is not bread, and your labour
Sou Kyrie, esimiothi ef imas en inhabited earth, and Thy Light, O for that which doth not satisfy you?
epignosi imnountas Se. Ilthes efanis Lord, has been marked upon us, who Akousate mou, ke fagesthe agatha, ke Hearken diligently to me, and eat that
to Fos to aprositon. with knowledge sing Thy praise: entrifisi en agathis is psihi imon. which is good, and your soul shall be
Thou hast come, Thou art made delighted in fatness.
RETURN TO THE SERVICE BOOK  manifest, the Light that no man can
approach.
Prosehete tis osin imon, ke Incline your ear and come to me: hear
epaklouthisate tes odis mou: and your soul shall live, and I will
INSTEAD OF THE TRISAGION OR THRICE HOLY HYMN
T HE C O NGR EG ATI O N MUST ST AND
Isakousate mou, ke zisete en aga this make an everlasting Covenant with
i psihi imon, ke diathisome imin you, the faithful mercies of David.
Osi is Hriston Evaptisthite, Hriston ✞ Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy diathikin eonion, ta osia David ta
enedisasthe. Allilouia! [3] Immortal, have mercy upon us [3] pista.
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞Glory to the Father, and to the Son, Idou, martirion en ethnesin edoka afton, Behold I have given him for a witness to
ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, Now and arhonta ke prostassonta ethnesin. the people, for a leader and a master
eonon. forever, and to the Ages of ages. Ethni a ouk idasi se, epiklesonte se, ke to the Gentiles. Behold thou shalt
Amin Amen lai i ouk epistante se? Epi se call a nation, which thou knewest
katafivxonte, eneken Kyriou tou not: and the nations that knew not
Hriston enedisasthe. Allilouia! ✞ Holy Immortal, have mercy upon us Theou Sou tou Agiou Israil, oti thee shall run to thee, because of the
Dynamis! P R I E S T With Strength!
edoxase se. Lord thy God, and for the Holy One
of Israel, for He hath glorified Thee.
Dynamis! CHOIR With Strength! Sitisate ton Kyrion, ke en to evriskin Seek ye the Lord, while He may be
Osi is Hriston Evaptisthite, Hriston P E O P L E ✞ Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy afton, epikalesasthe. Inika d’ an found: call upon Him, while He is
enedisasthe. Allilouia! Immortal, have mercy on us engizi imin, apolipeto o asevis tas near. Let the wicked forsake his
THE APOSTOLOS – THE EPISTLE odous aftou, ke anir anomos tas way, and the unjust man his
voulas aftou, ke epistrafito epi thoughts, and let him return to the
FESTAL PROKEIMENON – THEOPHANY – PSALM 117/118 – TONE 4 Kyrion, ke eleithisete, oti epi poli afisi Lord, and He will have mercy on him,
tas amartias imon. and to our God: for He is bountiful
Evlogimenos O erhomenos en READER Blessed is He Who comes in the to forgive.
Onomati Kyriou! Name of the Lord! Ou gar isin e voule mou oper e For My thoughts are not your thoughts:
PRIEST Let us attend vouleimon, oud’ oper e odi imon e odi nor your ways My ways, saith the
Proshomen! mou, legi Kyrios. Lord.
READER Confess the Lord, for He is
Exomologisthe to Kyrio, oti Agathos, Good; for His Mercy endures
All’ os pehi o Ouranos apo tis gis, outos For as the Heavens are exalted above
oti is ton eona to Eleos Aftou! forever! apehi i odos mou apo ton odon imon, the earth, so are My Ways exalted
ke ta kianoimata imon apo tis dianias above your ways, and My Thoughts
Sofia! PRIEST Wisdom! mou. above your thoughts.
PROS TITON EPISTOLIS PAVLOU to READER The Epistle of S T P A U L T O S T Os gar an katavi o ietos i hion ek tou And as the rain and the snow come
anagnosma T I T O S …. Ouranou, ke ou mi apostrafi eos an down from Heaven, and return no
Proshomen! PRIEST L e t us attend methisi tin gin, ke ekteki, ke more thither, but soak the earth, and
ekvlastisi, ke do sperma to spironti, water it, and make it to spring, and
ke arton is vrosin, outos este to Rima give seed to the sower, and bread to

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THE PROPHECY OF ISAIAH 35 : 1 – 10 THE EPISTLE OF ST PAUL TO ST TITOS 2:11-14 & 3:4-7
Sofia! Wisdom! THE GRACE OF GOD SAVES US THROUGH BAPTISM IN JESUS CHRIST & THE HOLY SPIRIT

Profitias Iseou to anagnosma The Reading from the Prophecy of ... Epefani gar i Haris tou Theou i Titus my child: the Grace of God that
Isaiah Sotirios pasin anthropis, pedevousa brings Salvation has Appeared to all
Proshomen! Let us attend! imas ina arnisameni tin asevian ke mankind, teaching us that, denying
tas kosmikas epithimias sofronos ke ungodliness and worldly lusts, we
Tade legi Kyrios: Evfranthiti erimos These things the Lord said: The Land Dikeos ke efsevos zisomen en to nin should live soberly, Righteously, and
dipsosa, agalliastho erimos, ke that was desolate and impassable eoni, prosdexomeni tin Makarian Godly in the present age, looking for
anthito os krinon. Ke exanthisi ke shall be glad; and the wilderness Elpida ke Epifanian tis Doxis tou the Blessed Hope and Glorious
agalliasete ta erima tou Iordanou: i shall rejoice, and shall flourish like Megalou Theou ke Sotiros imon Iisou Appearing of our great God and
doxa tou Livanou edothi afti: ke i timi the lily. It shall bud forth and Hristou, os edoken eafton iper imon, Saviour Jesus Christ, Who gave
tou Karmilou, ke o laos mou opsete blossom, and shall rejoice with joy ina Litrosite imas apo pasis anomias Himself for us, so that He might
tin doxan Kyriou, ke to ipsos tou and praise: the glory of Lebanon is ke Katharisi eafto Laon periousion, Redeem us from every lawless deed
Theou. given to it: the beauty of Carmel, zilotin kalon ergon. and Purify for Himself His own
they shall see the Glory of the Lord, special people, zealous for Good
and the Beauty of our God. Works.

Ishisate hires animene, ke gonata Strengthen the feeble hands, and ...Ote de i Hristotis ke i Filanthropia ...For when the Kindness and the Love
paralelimena. Parakalesate i confirm the weak knees. Say to the Epefani tou Sotiros imon Theou, ouk of God our Saviour toward mankind
oligopsihi ti diania. Ishisate, mi faint-hearted: Take courage, and ex Ergon ton en Dikeosini on Appeared - not by Works of
fovisthe. Idou O Theos imon krisin fear not: behold thy God will bring epiisamen imis, alla kata ton Aftou Righteousness which we have done -
antapodidosi, ke antapodosi, aftos ixi the revenge of recompense: God Eleon esosen imas dia loutrou but according to His Mercy, He Saved
ke Sosi imas. Himself will come and will Save you. palingenesias ke anakenoseos us, through the Washing of
Pnevmatos Agiou, ou exeheen ef imas Regeneration and Renewing of the
Tote anihthisonte ofthalmi tiflon, ke ota Then shall the eyes of the blind be ilousios dia Iisou Hristou tou Sotiros Holy Spirit, Whom He poured out on
kofon akousonte. opened, and the ears of the deaf imon ina Dikeothentes ti ekinou us abundantly through Jesus Christ
shall be unstopped. Hariti Klironomi genometha kat’ our Saviour, that having been
Tote alite os elafos o holos, ke trani de Then shall the lame man leap as a hart, Elpida Zois Eoniou... Justified by His Grace we should
este glossa mogilalon, oti erragi en ti and the tongue of the dumb shall be become Heirs according to the Hope
erimo idor, ke faragx en gi dipsosi. Ke free; for waters are broken out in the of Eternal Life.
este i anidros is eli, ke is tin dipsosan desert, and streams in the THE HOLY GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST MATTHEW 3 : 13 – 17
gin pigi idatos este. Eki evfrosini wilderness. And that which was dry OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST IS DIVINELY PROCLAIMED AS THE ETERNAL SON OF GOD AT HIS BAPTISM
orneon, epavlis kalamou ke eli. land, shall become a pool, and the To kero ekino, paraginete O Iisous apo PRIEST At that time, Jesus came from
thirsty land springs of water. There tis Galileas epi ton Iordanin pros ton Galilee to John at the Jordan to be
shall be joy of birds and there shall Ioannin, tou Vaptisthine ip aftou. Baptised by him.
rise up the verdure of the reed and
the bulrush. O de Ioannis diekolien afton legon: Ego And John tried to prevent Him, saying:
hrian eho ipo Sou Vaptisthine, ke Si “I need to be Baptised by Thee, and
Este eki odos kathara, ke odos agia And a path shall be there, and it shall erhi pros Me? art Thou coming to me?”
klithisete, ke ou mi parelthi eki be called the Holy Way; the unclean
akathartos, oude este eki odos shall not pass over it, and this shall Apokrithis de O iisous ipe pros afton: But Jesus answered and said to him:
akathartos. I de diesparmeni be unto you a straight way, so that Afes arti, outo gar prepon estin “Permit it to be so now, for thus it is
porefsonde ep’ aftis, ke ou mi fools shall not err therein. imin plirose pasan Dikeosinin.’ fitting for us to fulfil all
planithosi. Righteousness.”
Ke ouk este eki leon, outhe ton poniron No lion shall be there, nor shall any evil Tote afiisin Afton. Then he allowed Him.
thirion ou mi anavi is aftin, ou the mi beast go up by it, nor be found there; Ke Vaptisthis O Iisous, anevi evthis apo When He had been Baptised, Jesus
evrethi eki, alla porefsonde en afti but the Redeemed and those tou idatos. came up immediately from the
lelitromeni ke sinigmeni dia Kyrion, gathered on the Lord’s behalf shall water.
ke apostrafisonte, ke ixousin is Sion walk there and shall return to Zion
met’ evfrosinis, ke evfrosini eonios with praise, and everlasting joy shall Ke idou! aneohthisan afto i Ourani, ke And behold! the Heavens were opened
iper kefalis afton. Epi gar tis kefalis be upon their heads; they shall ideto Pnevma tou Theou katavenon to Him, and he saw the Spirit of God
afton enesis ke agalliama, ke obtain joy and gladness, and sorrow osi peristeran, ke erhomenon ep descending like a dove and alighting
evfrosini katalipsete aftous, apedra and mourning shall flee away. afton. upon Him.
odini ke lipi ke stenagmos. Ke idou: Foni ek ton Ouranon, legousa: And suddenly a Voice came from
“Outos estin O Iios mou O Agapitos, Heaven, saying: “This is My beloved
Son, in Whom I Am well pleased.”
en O evdokisa.”

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FESTAL MAGNIFICAT – THEOPHANY - TONE 2

✞ Megalinon, psihi mou, tin ✞ Magnify, O my soul, Her who is


Timioteran ton Ano Stratevmaton. greater in Honour than the
Heavenly Hosts.
Apori pasa glossa evfimin pros axian. Every tongue is at a loss to praise Thee
Ilingia de vous ke iperkosmios imnin as is due: even a spirit from the world Greater Sanctification of the Waters
Se, Theotoke. Omos Agathi iparhousa, Above is filled with dizziness, when it
tin Pistin dehou. Ke gar ton pothon seeks to sing Thy Praises, O COMPILED BY ST SOPHRONIOS, PATRIARCH OF JERUSALEM
idas ton entheon imon. Si gar Theotokos. But since Thou art Good,
Hristianon i prostatis, Se Megalinomen. accept our Faith. Thou know well our
Love Inspired by God, for Thou art the
Protector of Christians, whom we AT THE END OF THE DIVINE LITURGY, THE PRIEST EXITS THE SANCTUARY, PRECEDED
Magnify. BY THE LAMP BEARERS AND THE INCENSE BEARER AND STANDS BEFORE A BASIN
THE FESTAL KINONIKON (COMMUNION HYMNS) – THEOPHANY OF WATER WHILE THE CHOIR CHANTS THE FOLLOWING IDIOMELONS

En Iordani Vaptizomenou Sou Kyrie, i tis In the Jordan, when Thou was Baptised, FESTAL IDIOMELONS – TONE (8) PLAGAL 4
Triados efanerothi Proskinisis. Tou O Lord, the Worship of the Trinity
gar Gennitoros i Foni prosemartiri Si, was made manifest. For the Voice
Agapiton Se Iion Onomazousa. Ke to of the Father bore witness to Thee,
Foni Kyriou epi ton idaton Voa legousa. The Voice of the Lord upon the waters
Defte lavete pantes, Pnevma Sofias, cried: Come all of you and take the
Pnevma en idi peristeras eveveou tou naming Thee “the Beloved Son.” And
Pnevma Sineseos, Pnevma Fovou Spirit of Wisdom, the Spirit of
Logou to asfales. O Epifanis, Hriste O the Spirit, like a dove, confirmed His
Theou, tou Epifanentos Hristou. Understanding, the Spirit of the Fear
Theos, ke ton kosmon Fotisas, Doxa Word as Sure and Steadfast. O
of God, by the Appearance of Christ.
Si! (3) Christ our God, Who has Appeared
and Enlightened the world: Glory Simeron ton idaton, agiazete i fisis.Ke Today the nature of water is Sanctified,
to Thee! (3) rignite O Iordanis, ke ton idion and the Jordan is cloven, and its
THANKSGIVING HYMN AFTER HOLY EUCHARIST namaton epehi to revma, Despotin waters shall be held from flowing,
oron riptomenon. the Master being shown washed
Plirothito to stoma imon eneseos Kyrie, Let our mouths be filled with Thy therein.
opos animnisomen tin Doxan Sou, oti Praise, O Lord, that we may sing of
ixiosas imas ton Agion Sou metashin Thy Glory. Thou hast made us
Os anthropos en potamo, ilthes Hriste Thou came to the river as a Man, O
Vasilef. Ke doulikon Vaptisma lavin, Christ King. Thou hastened, O Good
Mystirion. Tirison imas en to So worthy to partake of Thy Holy
Agiasmo, olin tin imeran meletontas Mysteries. Keep us in Thy Holiness, spevdis agathe, ipo ton tou One, to receive Baptism as a servant
Prodromou hiron, dia tas amartias at the hands of the Forerunner, for
tin Dikeosinin Sou. that all the day long we may
meditate upon Thy Righteousness. imon filanthrope.[2] our sins, O Lover of mankind. [2]

Allilouia! (3) Alleluia! (3) ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit: both now
eonon. and ever, and unto ages of ages.
Amin Amen.
Pros tin fonin tou Voontos en ti erimo, Toward the voice in the wilderness:
Etimasate tin odon tou Kiriou, ilthes Prepare the Way of the Lord Thou
Kyrie, morfin doulou lavon, Vaptisma came having take the likeness of a
eton, O mi gnouus amartian. servant, seeking Baptism, O Thou
Who knows no sin.
Idosan Se idata, ke efovithisan. The waters saw Thee and were afraid,
Sintromos gegonen O prodromos, ke and the Forerunner trembled and
evoise legon. Pos fotisi O lihnos to cried, saying, How shall the Light
Fos; pos hirotheisi O doulos ton seek to be lit for the lamp? How shall
Despontin; Agiason eme ke ta idata the servant place his hand upon the
Sotir, O eron tou kosmou tin Master? Wherefore, Sanctify me and
amartian. the waters, O Saviour, carrying the
sin of the world.

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