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St Isaak the Syrian
St Sophronios of Jerusalem
God’s Love brings an uncommon Transformation upon us.
God’s Love is, by nature, Fervent.
And when it falls on someone in abundance,
Now the Prophecy draws near to its Fulfilment, it makes that soul ecstatic.
which Mystically said: This is why the heart of those who have felt God’s Love
‘And Thou, O Bethlehem, cannot receive it into themselves.
Land of Judah, They cannot bear it,
who prepares the Cave, but, depending on the amount of Divine Love
are not the least among Princes, which has overshadowed them,
for out of Thee shall come forth an uncommon change seems to hover above them.
to Me in the Flesh, And they experience perceptible changes within themselves!
a Governor of the Nations:
Christ our God born of a Virgin Maiden,
and as a Shepherd He shall tend His People,
the New Israel.
Let us all Glorify Him!

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RESURRECTION APOLYTIKION - TONE (5) PLAGAL 1
Ton sinanarhon Logon Patri ke The Word, Who with the Father and the
Pnevmati, ton ek Parthenou Spirit has no beginning, and Who,

Sunday Vespers Hymns – 30 t h Sunday After Pentecost


Tehthenta is Sotirian imon, for our Salvation, was born of a
animnisomen, Pisti, ke Proskinisomen. Virgin, let us faithful believers hymn
Oti ivdokise sarki anelthin en to and adore. For it was His Good SUNDAY BEFORE THE NATIVITY – HOLY ANCESTORS
Stavro ke Thanaton ipomine ke egire Pleasure to ascend the Cross in the
tous tethneotas en ti Evdoxo Anastasi Flesh, and to Suffer Death, and
KINDLY USE THE SERVICE BOOK UNTIL THIS POINT,
Aftou. through His own Glorious THEN CAREFULLY FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS WITH REGARD TO THESE HYMNS
Resurrection to raise the dead.
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, HYMN OF THE EVENING INCENSE
and to the Holy Spirit THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND
FESTAL APOLYTIKION – HOLY ANCESTORS – TONE 2 PSALM 140/141 – TONE 2

Megala ta tis Pisteos katorthomata! En Magnificent are the Accomplishments Kyrie ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson mou. Lord, I cry out to Thee: hearme,
ti Pigi tis flogos, os epi idatos of Faith! The Three Holy Youths Isakouson mou, Kyrie. Kyrie, O Lord! O Lord, when I cry
anapafseos, i Agii tris Pedes igallonto. exultingly stood in the fountain of ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson mou, out to Thee, hear me! Hear
Ke O Profitis Daniil, leonton Pimin, os fire as if beside Still Waters! And the proshes ti foni tis deiseos mou, en to my voice, when I cry out to
Provaton ediknito. Tes afton ikesies Prophet, Daniel, was shown kekragene me pros Se, isakouson Thee! Hear me, O Lord!
Hriste O Theos, Soson tas psihas Shepherding the lions! At their mou Kyrie.
imon. Entreaties, O Christ our God, Save Katevthinthito i prosevhi mou os Let my Prayer rise before Thee
our soul! thimiama enopion Sou. Eparsis ton like incense - the lifting up of
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of ages. hiron mou Thisia Esperini. Isakouson my hands as the Evening Sacrifice.
eonon. mou Kyrie! Hear me, O Lord!
RESURRECTION STIHERA – TONE (5) PLAGAL 1
Amin Amen
FESTAL APOLYTIKION - FOREFEAST OF THE NATIVITY - TONE 4 Exagage ek filakis tin psihin mou, tou Bring out of prison my soul, to
Exomologisasthe to Onomati Sou. Confess Thy Name.
Etimazou Vithleem, inikte pasin i Edem. Prepare, O Bethlehem, Eden is opened
Evtrepizou Efratha, oti to Zilon tis to all! Be ready, O Ephrata, for the Dia tou Timiou Sou Stavrou Hriste, By Thy Precious Cross, O Christ, Thou
Zois, en to Spyleo exinthisen ek tis Tree of Life in the Grotto has diavolon ishinas, ke dia tis hast put the devil to shame, and by
Parthenou. Paradisos ke gar, i ekinis Blossomed from the Virgin! As Anastaseos Sou, to Kentron tis Thy Resurrection, Thou hast
gastir, edixthi noitos, en O to Thion Paradise Her Womb is Spiritually amartias ivlinas, ke esosas imas, ek annihilated the sting of sin, and
Fiton, ex ou fagontes zisomen, ouhi Revealed in which is found the God- ton Pilon tou Thanatou. ✞ Doxazomen Thou hast Saved us from the Gates
de os O Adadm tethnixometha, planted Tree, from which if we eat, Se Monogenes. of Death. ✞ We Glorify Thee, O Only
Hristos Gennate, tin prin pesousan, we shall Live and shall not die, as did Begotten!
anastison ikona. Adam of old. Christ is Born, so that Eme ipomenousi Dikei, eos ou The Righteous shall wait for me, until
He might Raise up the formerly antapodos mi. Thou Reward me.
DISMISSAL BLESSINGS & PRAYERS  fallen Image.
O tin Anastasin didous to geni ton He Who granted mankind
anthropon, os Provaton epi sfagin Resurrection, was led like a Lamb to
ihthi, efrixan touton i arhontes tou the slaughter. The princes of Hades
Edou, ke epirthisan pile odonire. trembled before Him, and the Gates
Iselilithe gar O Vasilefs tis Doxis of Agony were opened, for Christ the
Hristos, legon tis en desmis. King of Glory entered in, declaring to
Exelthete, ke tis en to skoti, those in bondage: Go forth! and to
anakaliptesthe. those in Darkness: Show yourselves!
Let Light surround you.
Ek vatheon ekekraxa Si, Kyrie. Kyrie, Out of the depths I have cried to
isakouson tis fonis ou. Thee, O Lord. O Lord, hear my
voice.
Mega Thavma! O ton aoraton Ktistis, What a Mighty Wonder! In His Love for
dia Filanthropian sarki Pathon, anesti mankind, the Creator of Invisible
O Athanastos. Defte Patrie ton Things, suffered in the Flesh, and He
Ethnon, touton prokinisomen. Ti gar Who is Immortal, Rose. Come, all

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aftou Efsplaghnia ek planis you Nations, and let us worship Him. Lord and Loving God: ✞ Glory to
risthentes, en trisin ipostasesn, ena We have learnt to praise One God in Thee!
Theon imnin memathikamen. Three Persons Who in His Ke gar estereose tin ikoumenin, i tis And He established the world, which
Compassion, Delivered us from ou salevthisete. shall not be moved.
error.
Xeni Sou i Stavrosis, ke i en Adou Strange were Thy Crucifixion and
Genithito ta ota Sou prosehonta is tin Let Thine Ears be attentive to the kathodos, Filanthrope Iparhi. Descent into Hades, O Loving God,
fonin tis Deiseos mou. voice of my Supplication. Skilefsas gar afton, ke tous pale for after despoiling hades, as God,
Esperinin proskinisin prosferomen Si to O Light Who never fades, we offer Thee desmious sinanastisas eafto, Endoxos Thou raised up in Glory with Thyself
anespero Foti, to epi teli ton Eonon os this Evening Worship, for in the os Theos, ton Paradison anixas, those held captive in times of old,
en esoptro dia sarkos, lampsanti to Fullness of time Thou filled the apolavin toutou ixiosas. Dio ke imin and Thou opened Paradise which
kosmo, ke mehris Edou katelthonti, ke world with Light, Thy Flesh being a tis Doxazousi tin Sin Triimeron Thou permitted them to enjoy.
to ekise skotos lisanti, ke to Fos tis mirror of Thy Splendour. Thou Egersin, dorise ilasmon amartion, Cleanse us therefore, from sin, who
Anastaseos tis ethnesi dixanti, descended into Hades, dispelled the Pardisou ikitoras kataxion, os monos Glorify Thy Resurrection on the
Fotodota Kyrie, ✞ Doxa Si! Darkness, and manifested to all Efsplaghnos. Third Day, and make us Worthy to
Nations the Light of Resurrection. O dwell in Paradise, for Thou alone art
Lord, Giver of Light: ✞ Glory to Thee! Compassionate.
MENAION – FOREFEAST NATIVITY – TONE 1 To Iko Sou prepi Agiasma, Kyrie, is Holiness is proper to Thy House, O
makrotita imeron. Lord, unto length of days.
Ean anomias paratirisis, Kyrie, Kyrie, If Thou, O Lord, should mark
tis ipostisete? Oti para Si O ilasmos transgression, O Lord, who would O di’ imas sarki parthos dexamenos, ke For our sake Thou accepted Suffering in
estin. stand? For there is Forgiveness Trimeros ek nekron anastas, tis the Flesh, and Rose from the dead
with Thee. sarkos imon ta pathi therapefson, ke on the Third Day. Heal the passions
Parthene Panamome Theou, empsihon O All Pure Virgin, Living Palace of God, anastison ek ptesmaton halepon, of the flesh and raise us from our
Palation, ton Ouranis mi Thou contained within Thyself Him Filanthrope, ke Soson imas. Grievous Iniquities, and Save us, O
horoumenon, en Si ehorisas, on en to Whom the Heavens cannot contain; Loving God.
Spileo, texi iper ennian, ptohefsanta beyond understanding Thou gave ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
ke sarka genomenon, ina theosi me, Birth to Him in a Cave – a Beggar and and to the Holy Spirit
ke ploutisi ton ptohefsanta, akrasia, Incarnate – that He might make me MENAION - FESTAL APOSTIHA – HOLY FOREFATHERS - TONE 2
pikrotatis vroseos. Divine and Enrich me – made a
beggar by the incontinence of bitter Herete Profite Timii, i ton Nomon Hail, O Honoured Prophets, who
eating. Kyriou, Kalos diataxameni ke ti Pisti excellently ordered the Law of the
Eneken tou Onomatos Sou ipemina Se, Because of Thy Law, O Lord, I waited fanentes aporthiti stili aklinis. Imis Lord and by Thy Faith appeared as
gar ke mesite ofthite tis Neas indestructible, unshakable Pillars;
Kyrie, ipeien i psihi ou is ton Logon for Thee; my soul waited for Thy
Sou. Ilpisen i psihi moue pi ton Word. My soul Hopes in the Lord. diathikis Hristou, ke metastantes pros for Thou were seen as the Mediators
Kyrion. Ouranon, afton iketevsate, irinefse of the New Testament of Christ; and
ton kosmon, ke Sose tas psihas imon. now that Thou hast passed over into
Enapografomenos Hriste, doulis to tou Through Thy Compassion, O Christ Heaven, implore Him to grant Peace
Kesaros, di’ Efsplaghnian Thou wast enrolled with slaves by to the world, and to Save our souls.
prostagmati, ergi Harisasthe tin Caesar’s Decree, having come to
eleftherian, tin Zoin ke Litrosin, grant Freedom, Life and Deliverance Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
agnomosin iketes makrothime, tis to Thine ungrateful servants who eonon. ages.
proskinousi Sou, ta Sotiria Genethlia, worship Thy Salvific Nativity, for Amin Amen
tou elthontos, Sose tas psihas imon. Thou hast come to Save our soul.
MENAION – FESTAL APOSTIHA – FOREFEAST NATIVITY – TONE 2
Apo filakis proias mehri niktos. Apo From the Morning Watch until night;
filakis proias elposato Israil epi ton from the Morning Watch until Idou! Keros ingike tis Sotirias imon. Behold! The time of Salvation is at
Kyrion. night, let Israel Hope in the Lord. Evtrepizou Spileon, i Parthenos engizi hand! Grotto, prepare! The Virgin
Tokon akatalipton Thesmous, fiseos The All Holy and Pure Virgin having tou tekin, Vithleem gi, Iouda, terpou draws near to give Birth. Bethlehem,
kenisanta, i Panagia ke amomos, understood that Her Child-bearing ke agallou, oti ek Sou anatetalken O Land of Juda, Rejoice and be glad,
katanoisasa, to Iio evoa. Teknon was beyond explanation and Kyrios imon. Akousate Ori ke vouni, for our Lord has dawned from Thee!
pothinotaton, ekplittome to Mega Renewed the Laws of Nature, cried ke ta perihora tis Ioudeas, oti erhete Hearken, O Mountains and Hills, and
Mystirion, pos ke gennisasa, out to Her Son: “My Child, so much Hristos, ina Sosi on eplasen the countries around Judea! For
Parthenevo ti Dinami Sou, tout a desired! I am amazed at this Great anthropon, os Filanthropos. Christ is Coming to Save mankind
panta piountos voulimati. Mystery! I have Borne a Child and whom He Fashioned, as the Lover of
yet remain Virgin by Thy Power, Who “NIN APOLIIS TON DOULON SOU...” -
mankind.
does all thing according to Thy Will! TRISAGION PRAYERS - OUR LORD’S
PRAYER

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THIRD PROPHECY – THE BOOK OF DEUTERONOMY 10 : 1418 & 20- 21 MENAION – FESTAL STIHERA- HOLY ANCESTORS – TONE (8) PLAGAL 4
Ipe Mosis pros tous Iious Israil: Idou, Moses spoke to the Sons of Israel: Oti para to Kyrio to Eleos ke polli par’ For with the Lord there is Mercy, and
Kyriou tou Theou Sou O Ouranos, ke Behold! Heaven and Heaven of afto litrosis. Ke aftos litrosete ton with Him is abundant Redemption.
O Ouranos tou Ouranou, i Gi ke Heaven belong to the Lord Your God, Israil ek pason ton anomion Aftou. And He will Redeem Israel from all
panta osa estin en afti. also the Earth, and everything in it. his transgressions.
Plin tous Pateras imon proileto Kyrios The Lord chose Your Fathers to Love Ta ton Pateron simeron Pisti, telountes As we Believers celebrate today the
Agapan aftous, ke exelexato to them; and He chose their Seed after mnimosina, animnisomen Hriston Memorials of the Fathers, let us sing
sperma afton met’ aftous, imas para them – you above all Ntions – as it is ton Litrotin, ton Megalinanta aftous, in Praise to Christ our Redeemer;
panta ta Ethni, kata tin imeran taftin. this day. en pasi tis Ethnesi ke thavmaton ta the Lord, Who as Mighty and
Ke peritemisthe tin sklirokardian imon, And circumcise the foreskin of Your paradoxa Pistos, epitelesanta Kyrion, Powerful Magnified them among all
os krateon ke dinaton, de ex afton the Nations, and Faithfully
ke ton trahilon imon ou sklirinite eti. heart, and do not be stiff-necked any
anadixanta, ravdon Dinameos imin, performed extraordinary Wonders;
longer.
tin monin apirandron, ke Theopeda and has revealed from among them,
O gar Kyrios O Theos imon, outos Theos For the Lord Your God is God of gods Marian tin Agnin, ex is to Anthos a Rod of Power, Mary, the Only Pure
ton Theon, ke Kyrios ton Kyrion - O and Lord of lords – the Great God – proilthe, Hristos, vastisas pasi tin Child of God, who has not known
Theos O Megas - ke Ishiros, ke Mighty and Awesome, Who shows no zoin, ke adapanon trifin, ke Sotirian man. From Her Christ has come
Foveros, os tis ou Thavmazi partiality nor can be bribed. ton psihon imon. forth, the Flower that blossoms with
prosopon. Life for all, the inexhaustible Delight,
Oud ou mi lavi doron, pion Krisin He administers Justice for the stranger, and the Salvation of our souls.
prosilito ke orfano ke hira, ke Agapa the orphans and the widow, and Enite ton Kyrion panta ta Ethni!
Praise the Lord, all Gentiles! Praise
ton prosiliton, doune afto arton ke Loves the stranger, giving him food Him, all you people!
Epenesate Afton pantes i Lai!
imation. and clothing. By the Dew of the Holy Spirit’s Youths
Kyrion ton Theon Sou fovithisi, ke Afto You shall Fear the Lord Your God, and Os en psekadi eson tis flogos, ti droso
Rejoicing as in rain, walked
tou Pnevmatos, agallomeni i Pedes
mono latrevsis, ke pros Afton You shall serve only Him, and hold mystically in the midst of the flame,
tou Theou, periepatoun Mystikos, en
kollithisi, ke epi to Onomati Aftou fast to Him, and take Oaths in His typifying in advance the Trinity and
afti protiposantes, tin Triada ke tin
omi. Name. Christ’s Incarnation; and as Wise
sarkosin Hristou, ke os Sofi dia
Aftos kavhima Sou, ke aftos Theos Sou, He is Your Boast and Your God, Who through Faith, they quenched the
Pisteos, esvesan Dinamin piros, ke
power of fire. And the Just Daniel
os tis epiise Si ta Megala ke ta Endoxa did these Great and Glorious Things Daniil de O Dikeos, lenton ofthi fiotis.
appeared as a tamer of lions.
tafta - a idon i ofthalmi Sou. for You – the Things You beheld On tes deisesi disopoumenos
Besought by their Intercessions, O
with Your own eyes. filanthrope Sotir, ke imas tou
FERVENT SUPPLICATIONS➜
Saviour, Who Loves mankind, Deliver
asvestou, ke eoniou litrose piros, ke
us also from the unquenchable and
RESURRECTION APOSTICHA – TONE (5) PLAGAL axioson tihin, tis Ouraniou Vasilias
Eternal Fire, and make us worthy to
Sou.
Se ton Sarkothenta Sotira Hriston, ke ton We lift up our voices in song to Magnify gain Thy Heavenly Kingdom.
Ouranon mi horisthenta, en fones Thee, O Christ our Saviour, Who Oti ekrateothi to Eleos Aftou ef’ imas, For His Mercy rules over us; and the
asmaton Megalinomen, oti Stavron ke became Incarnate yet were never ke i alithia tou Kyriou meni is ton
Truth of the Lord endures forever.
Thanaton katedexo, dia to genos separeated from Heaven, for Thou, O eona.
imon, os Filanthropos Kyrios, Lord Who Love us all, suffered the Osper en droso ontes i Pisti, ke Agii
The Faithful, Holy Youths in the
skilefsas Edou pilas, Triimeros Cross and Death for our sake; and, furnace of fire, as in Dew, mystically
Pedes Sou, en kamino tis flogos tis
Anestis, Sozon tas psihas imon. destroying the Gates of Hades, Thou prefigured Thy Coming from the
tou piros, proezografoun Mystikos,
Rose on the Third Day and Saved our Virgin, which shone forth without
tin ek Parthenou Sou elefsin, tin
soul. burning for us. And the Just Daniel,
aflektos analampsasan imin, ke
Wonderful among Prophets, clearly
O Kyrios evasilefsen, evprepian The Lord Reigns; He is Vested with Daniil de O Dikeos, ke en Profites
foreshowed Thy Second Divine
Enediasto. Enedisato Kyrios Majesty. The Lord is Vested and Thavmastos, tranos tin Thian
Dinamin ke perizosato. Girded with Power. Coming, when he cried: I see where
defteran Sou, epidimian prodilon.
Thrones are set, and the Judge has
Nigisis Soy tis plevras Zoodota, Thy pierced Side, O Giver of Life, Eoron ekravgazen, eos ou throni
taken His Throne, and a River of Fire
krounous afeseos pasin exevlisas, zois poured Streams of Remission, Life, etethisan fisi, ke kritis ekathesthi, ke
is present; from which at their
ke Sotirias, sarki de Thanatn katexo, and Salvation upon us all. By tou piros epesti potamos. Ou
Intercessions may we be Delivered, O
Athanasian imin doroumenos, ikisas accepting Death in the Flesh, Thou risthiimen Hriste, tes ikesies afton
Master, Christ.
afo de, imas ileftherosas, sinanastisas hast granted us Immortality; by Despota.
eato Endoxos os Theos, dia touto taking up Thine Abode in the Tomb, ✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
voomen. Filanthrpe Kyrie: ✞ Doxa Si! Thou hast set us all free, and as God and to the Holy Spirit
Thou hast raised us up with Thee in
Glory: Wherefore we cry aloud: O

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FESTAL PROSOMIA – HOLY ANCESTORS - TONE (6) PLAGAL 2 tis kopis tou Hodollogomor ke ton Kings’ Valley), after his return from
Daniil anir epithimion, lithon anev Daniel, the man of desires, when he saw Vasileon ton met’ Aftou, is tin kilada the slaughter of Cherdorlaomer, and
tou Savi. the Kings with him.
hiros tmithenta, theorisas Se Kyrie, a stone hewn without human hand,
vrefos anev sporas, tehthine foretold that Thou, O Lord, would be Tou to in pedian Vasileos, ke Melhisedek, Melchizedek, the King of Salem, brough
proigorefse, Se ton ek Parthenou born as an Infant without Seed, Thou Vasilefs Salmi, exinegken artous ke out bread and wine.
sarkothenta Logon, ton anallioton the Word Incarnate of the Virgin – inon.
Theon, ke Sotira ton psihon imon. God Unchanging, and the Saviour of
our souls.
In de Ierefs tou Theou tou Ipsistou, ke He was the Priest of God Most High,
Evlogise ton Avram, ke ipen: and he Blessed Abram, and said:
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of “Evlogimenos Avram to Theo to “Blessed be Abram of God Most
eonon. ages. Ipsisto, os ektise ton Ournon ke tin High, Creator of Heaven and Earth!
Amin Amen Gin.
THEOTOKION – TONE (5) PLAGAL 1 “Ke Evlogitos O Theos O Ipsistos, os “And Blessed be God Most High Who
paredoke tous ehthrous Sou Delivered Thine enemies into Thy
En ti Erithra Thalassi tis Apirogamou In the Red Sea, an Image of the Bride Ipohirious Si.” Hands.”
Nymfis ikon diegrafi pote. Eki Moisis who knew not Wedlock, was SECOND PROPHECY – THE BOOK OF DEUTERONOMY 1: 8-11 & 15-17A
dieretis tou idatos, enthade Gavriil depicted once. For there, of old, did
ipiretis tou Thavmatos, tote ton Moses sever the water; and here is Ipe Mosis pros tous iious, Israil: ‘Idete! Moses spoke to the Sons of Israel:
vithon epezefsen avrohos, Israil, nin Gabriel, the Server of the Wonder. Paredoka enopion imon tin gin, ‘Behold! I am Delivering the land in
de ton Hriston egennisen asporos i At that time Israel traversed the iselthontes klironomisate tin Gin, in Your Presence; go in and inherit the
Parthenos, i thalassa meta tin deep, without getting wet; and now, omose Kyrios tis patrasin imon, to land I swore to Your Fathers to
paradon tou Israil, eminen avatos, i the Virgin gave Birth to Christ, Avraam ke to Isaak ke to Iakov, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob – to give
amemptos meta tin kiisin tou without seed. The sea, after the doune aftis ke to spermatis afton met’ it to them and their seed after them.’
Emmanouil, eminen afthoros, O on ke passage of Israel, remained aftous.’
proon, ke fanis os Anthropos, Theos impassable; the blameless Maid
Eleison imas. remained incorrupt after the
Ke ipon pros imas en to kero ekino, And I spoke to You at that time, saying:
legon: ‘Ou dinisome monos ferin ‘I, alone, am not able to bear You.’
Conception of Emmanuel. O God,
imas.’
the One Who is and ever was and
ISODOS – THE ENTRANCE – “FOS
ILARON...”  Appeared as Man: have Mercy on us. Kyrios O Theos imon eplithinen imas, ke The Lord Your God multiplied You, and
idou! Este simeron osi ta astra tou here You are today - as the stars of
PROKEIMENON OF SATURDAY EVENING - PSALM 92:TONE (6) PLAGAL 2
Ouranou to plithi. Heaven in multitude.
O Kyrios evasilefsen, evprepeian The Lord reigns - He is vested with
Kyrios O Theos ton Pateron imon May the Lord God of Your Fathers
enedisato Majesty.
prosthii imin, os este hilioplasios, ke make You a thousand times more
1. Enedisato Kyrios Dinamin, ke 1. The Lord is vested and girded with Evlogise imas, kathoti elalisen imin. numerous than You are, and Bless
perizosato. Power You, just as He said.
2. Ke gar estereose tin ikoumenin, it is 2. And thus established the world, Ke elavon ex imon andras Sofous, ke And I took from You men the Wise,
ou salevthisete. which shall not be moved. Epistimonas, ke Sinetous, ke katestisa Understanding, and Knowledgeable,
THE PROPHECY OF THE BOOK OF GENESIS 14: 14 – 20 ... aftous igiste ef’ imon, hiliarhous, ke and made them leaders over You:
dekarhous, ke grammatoisagogis tis leaders of thousands, of hundreds,
Akousas Avraam, oti ihmalotevte Lot O When Abram heard his Brother, Lot,
krites imon. of fifties, and of tens – Judges to
adelphidous Aftou, irithmise tous was taken captive, he armed his 318 interpret the Law for You.
idious ikogenis Aftou, triakosious trained servants, born in his own
deka ke okto ke katedioxen opso afton house, and went in pursuit as far as Ke enetilamin tis Krites imon en to kero And I commanded Your Judges at that
eos Dan. Dan. ekino, legon: ’Diakouete anameson time, saying: ‘Hear the cases between
ton Adelphon Imon, ke Krinate Your Brethren, and Judge
Ke epepesen ep’ aftous tin nikta aftos, ke And he divided his forces against them Dikeos anameson andros ke Righteously between a man and his
i pedes aftou me’ aftou ke epataxen by night, and he and his servants anameson tou adelphou aftou, ke tou brother, or the resident alien with
aftous ke katedioxen aftous eos attacked and pursued them as far as prosilitou aftou. him.
Hoval, i estin en aristera Damaskou. Hobah, North of Damascus.
Ke apestepse pasan tin ippon Sodomon, And he brought back all the cavalry of Ouk epignosi prosopon en Krisi - kata You shall not show partiality in
ton mikron ke kata ton Mega Krinis. judgement - the small and the great
ke Lot ton adelfidous aftou Sodom, and also brought back his You shall judge.
apestrepse, ke panta ta iparhonta Brother, Lot, and his goods, as well
aftou, ke tas gynekas, ke ton laon. as the women and the people. Ou mi ipostili prosopon anthropou, oti i You shall not shrink before any man’s
Krisis tou Theou esti. presence, for the Judgement is
Exilthe de Vasilefs Sodomon is sinantisin The King of Sodom went out to meet
God’s.
afto O Meta to ipostrepse afton apo him at the Valley of Shaveh (i.e. the

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