Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria &

All Africa
Archdiocese of Good Hope

By the Grace of God
EDITED, ADAPTED & COMPILED BY
MARGUERITE PAIZIS
ARCHONDISSA & ORTHODOX TEACHER BY DIVINE GRACE

The Holy Service of

Great Compline

GREEK ORTHODOX PATRIARCHATE OF ALEXANDRIA & ALL AFRICA
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Kyrie eleison
Iper ton en thalassic kalos pleonton.
Kyrie eleison
Iper ton en asthenies katakimenon.
Kyrie eleison
Evxometha ke iper evforias ton karpon
tis Gis.

Lord, have mercy
For those who are travelling...
Lord, have mercy
For those who are ill...
Lord, have mercy
Let us pray also for the abundance

COMPLINE

of

the Fruits of the Earth...

Kyrie eleison
Lord, have mercy
Ke i per panton ton proanapafsamenon And for all our family and friends who
pateron ke adelphon imon,
enthade
evsevos
kemenon,
apantahou Othodoxon.

ton
ke

Kyrie eleison
Ipomen ke iper eafton:
Kyrie eleison (3)

have Fallen Asleep before us, the
Orthodox here and everywhere who
have piously been laid to rest.

Lord, have mercy
Let us also say for ourselves:
Lord, have mercy (3)
DISMISSAL HYMN –

Panton

prostatevis
Agathi,
ton
katafevgonton en Pisti, ti kratea Sou
hiri. Allin gar ouk ehomen, amartoli
pros Theon, en kindinis ke thlipsesin,
ai mesitian, i katakampromeni, ipo
ptesmaton pollon. Miter tou Theou
tou Ipsistou. Othen Si prospiptomen
rise, pasis peristaseos tous doulous
Sou.

TONE

2

All those who flee with Faith unto Thee
for Refuge, O Good One, Thou
shelter beneath Thy Mighty Hand.
We Thy servants have no other
Intercessor like Thee, always praying
to God for us, in dangers and in
sorrows, sinners that we are, bent
down
because
of
our
many
misdeeds. Therefore, we prostrate
ourselves before Thee. Rescue us
from every affliction, since Thou art
the Mother of the Most High God.

FINAL BLESSING

Di evhon ton Agion Pateron imon, Kyrie Through
Iisou Hriste O Theos, eleison ke Soson
imas.

Amin.

the Prayers of our Holy
Fathers, O Lord Jesus Christ our
God, have Mercy on us and Save us.

Amen

The Holy Service of Compline – in Greek: ‘Apodipnon’ & in Slavic:
‘Povochemiya’ – literally means ‘After Supper’ Prayers and Psalms that
are read after Vespers and after the evening meal.
Compline is the final Holy Service of the day in our Daily Liturgical Cycle,
which we read before retiring for our nightly rest.
The English word ‘Compline’ is derived from the Latin word ‘Completorium’
for it is the completion of our working day.
The term ‘Compline’ was first used in this sense about the beginning of the
6th Century by St Benedict in His Rule of Prayer and he also used the verb
‘complere’ to signify Compline: “...All having assembled in one place, let
them say Compline...”
The Eastern Orthodox Compline has two distinct forms: Small Compline and
Great Compline – and, obviously, the two version are quite different in
length.
At Compline – whether Small or Great Compline – a Canon to our Ever
Blessed Lady Theotokos in the Tone of the Week is normally read – and
these Canons are located in the ‘ Octeochos’ – the Book of the Eight
Tones.
Service to the Saints and Martyrs according to the Menaion that – for one
reason or another cannot be celebrated on the day assigned to them –
may be chanted on the nearest convenient day at Compline.
In such cases, the Canon for the Saint or Holy Martyr would be read
together with the Canon of the Ever Blessed Theotokos, followed by he
Stichera (Verses)of the Saint from the Holy Service of Vespers.
There are also particular days – such as certain Forefeasts, Afterfeasts and
days during the Pentecostarion - that have special Canons for Compline
that have been composed specifically for them.
The Office of Compline ends with a mutual “Asking for Forgiveness.”
In some Traditions - most notably among the Russian Orthodox - Evening
Prayers – Prayers Before Sleep – are read near the end of Compline.
It is an ancient custom that is practised to this day on the Holy Mountain
(Mount Athos) and in other Holy Monasteries, for everyone present at the
end of Compline to venerate the Holy Relics and Icons in the church and
to receive the Priest’s Blessing.

SMALL COMPLINE:
Small Compline is served on most nights of the year – those nights on which
Great Compline is not served.
On the Eves of Sundays and Feasts with All Night Vigils, Compline may be
either read privately or suppressed altogether.
Among the Greeks, who do not normally hold All Night Vigils on Saturday
Evenings, Compline is said as normal.
The Service of Small Compline is composed of 
three Psalms: Psalm 50, Psalm 69 and Psalm 142, 
the Small Doxology, 
the Nicene Creed, 
the Canon followed by 
‘Axion Estin’ - “It is truly Meet...”1
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Here follow the Evening Prayers in places where they are said at Compline. Certain canons
will call for It is Truly Meet to be replaced by the Irmos of the Ninth Ode.
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the Trisagion, 
the Troparia of the day, 
“Kyrie, eleison” 40 times, 
the Prayer of the Hours, 
the Supplicatory Prayer of St Paul the Monk, and 
the Prayer to our Lord Jesus Christ of St Antiochos the Monk. 
the Mutual Forgiveness and 
Final Blessing by the Priest ends the Holy Service of Small Compline.
After this, there is 
a Litany and 
the Veneration of Icons and Holy Relics.

GREAT COMPLINE
Great Compline is a Penitential Office, which is served on the following
occasions: 
Tuesday and Thursday nights of Cheesefare Week – the week before
Great Lent begins. 
Monday to Thursday nights of Great Lent 
Friday nights of Great Lent2 
Monday and Tuesday of Holy Week 
Monday to Friday during the lesser Lenten Seasons such as 3 
the Nativity Fast, 
the Apostles’ Fast and 
the Dormition Fast. 
The Eves of certain Great Feasts as a part of the All Night Vigil: 
The Nativity of Christ 
Theophany 
Annunciation
Unlike Small Compline, Great Compline has portions of the Service, which
are chanted by the Choir and during Lent, THE PRAYER OF ST EPHRAIM is
said with Prostrations.4
During the first week of Great Lent, THE GREAT CANON OF ST ANDREW OF CRETE is
divided into four portions and read on Monday to Thursday nights.5
In Greek Prayer Books, a modified form of the Midnight Office is used for
Morning Prayer for laymen, while a modified form of Small Compline is
used for our Evening Prayers.
Great Compline is composed of three sections – each beginning with the
Call to Prayer: “O Come! Let us worship...”

Amin

PEOPLE

✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati,

✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton
eonon.

and to the Holy Spirit, now and
forever, and to the Ages of ages.

Amin
Kyrie Eleison (3)
Pater, Evlogison...

Amen
Lord, have Mercy (3)
Father, Bless...
DISMISSAL HYMNS

Hristos

May

Kyrie eleison
Evxometha iper Irinis tou Kosmou
Kyrie eleison
Iper ton evsevon ke Orthodoxon

Lord, have mercy
Let us pray for the Peace of the world...
Lord, have mercy
For all Pious and Orthodox Christians...

O Alithinos theos imon, (Tou
Agiou tou Naou), ton Agion ke Dikeon
Theopatoron Ioakim ke Annis, ke
panton ton Agion, eleise ke sose imas,
os Agathos ke Filanthropos ke
Eleimon Theos.

Christ our True God, through the
intercessions of (...the Parish Patron
Saint...), the Holy and Righteous
Ancestors of God, St Joachim and St
Anna, and all the Saints, have Mercy
on us, and Save us, as a Good, Loving
and Merciful God.

Hristianon.

Kyrie eleison
Iper tou Patros

imon Papa ke Patriarhi
( T H E O D O R O U ) ke Arhiepiskopou imon

Lord, have mercy
For our Holy Father, Pope and Patriarch,
Theodoros,

(...NAME ...)

Kyrie eleison
Iper tou evsevous imon Ethnous
Kyrie eleison
Iper evodoseos ke enishiseos

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Archbishop

tou

Lord, have mercy
For our Nation and our country...
Lord, have mercy
For our Christ-loving Armed Forces...

Kyrie eleison
Iper ton apolifthenton

ke

diakonisanton

Lord, have mercy
For our departed relatives and friends...
Lord, have mercy
For those who have

imin.

4.

our

Filohristou Stratou.

Kyrie eleison
Iper ton diakonounton ke
Among the Greek Orthodox, Small Compline is served on every Friday evening of Great
Lent; the Russians, however, serve Great Compline on Fridays, with some modifications
(see n. 7, below). On Friday night of the Fifth Week of Great Lent, the Akathis to the
Theotokos is solemnly chanted, so Small Compline on that night will be either read
privately or suppressed.
3
In some places, Great Compline will only be served on the first night of each of the Lesser
Fasts.
4
Except on Friday night, when most of these parts are read. There are also fewer
Prostrations on Friday night.
5
Except for Wednesday of the Fifth Week. The Great Canon of St Andrew of Crete will
have been read the evening before, and so Small Compline is appointed for that
Wednesday night.

and

(...NAME ...)

pateron
miteron, ke adelphon imon

2

Amen

mercy on us and

who serve us...

Kyrie eleison
Iper ton misounton ke agaponton imas.

Lord, have mercy
For those who hate

us and thos who

Love us...

Kyrie eleison
Iper ton entilamenon

imin tis anaxiis

Lord, have mercy
For those who have asked us to pray for

evhesthe iper afton.

them, as unworthy as we are...

Kyrie eleison
Iper anariseos ton ehmaloton.
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Lord, have mercy
For the release of all captives...
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Dinameon Asomaton...

of the Venerable Bodiless Powers in
Heaven...

Ikesies

Through

Ton

Of

tou Timiou, Endoxon Profitou,
Prodromou ke Vaptistou Ioannou, ton
Agion Evdoxon ke
Panevfimon
Apostolon, ton Agion, Evdoxon ke
Kallinikon Martiron, ton Osion ke
Theoforon Pateron imon ...

en Agiis Pateron imon Megalon
Ierarhon ke Ikoumenikon Didaskalon,
Vasiliou tou Megalou, Grigoriou tou
Theologou ke
Ioannou tou
Hrisostomou;
Athanasiou
ke
Kyrillou, Ioannou tou Eleimonos,
Patriarchon Alexandrias. Tou en
Agiis
Patros
imon
Nikolaou,
Episkopou Myron tis Lukias, tou
Thavmatourgou. ..

Ton

Agion, Endoxon Megalomartiron
Georgiou tou Tropeoforou, Dimitriou
tou
Mirovlitou,
Theodorou
tou
Tirionos
ke
Theodorou
tou
Stratilatou, Mina tou Thavmatourgou
ke Ieromartiron Haralambous ke
Eleftheriou...

Ton

Osion ke Theoforon Pateron imon,
on Agion ke Dikeon Theopatoron
Ioakim ke Annis…

Tou

Agiou (...NAME/S...) ou .... ke tin
mnimin epiteloumen, ke panton Sou
ton Agion...

PART 1:

the Prayers of the Venerable
and
Glorious
Prophet
and
Forerunner John the Baptist; of the
Holy, Glorious and All-praised
Apostles; of the Holy, Glorious and
Victorious Martyrs; of our Righteous
and God-bearing Fathers...
our Fathers among the Saints the
Great Hierarchs and Ecumenical
Teachers: Basil the Great, Gregory
the
Theologian
and
John
Chrysostom; Athanasios, Cyril and
John the Almsgiver, Patriarchs of
Alexandria; of our Father among the
Saints, Nicholas, Bishop of Myra of
Lycia the Miracle-worker...

George the Victorious, Demetrios the
Myrrh-flowing, Theodore Tyron and
Theodore the General, Menas the
Miracle-worker,
and the Priest
Martyrs
Charalambos
and
Eleftherios...

Of the Holy and Righteous Ancestors of

Amin
Skepason

Saint/s (...NAME/S...) whose memory
we celebrate, and of all Thy Saints...

transgressions...
PEOPLE

imas en ti Skepi ton Pterigon

Sou…

Amin
Apodioxon

PEOPLE

af imon panta ehthron ke
polemion,

Amin
Irinefson imon tin Zoin…
Amin
Kyrie Eleison imas ke ton kosmon Sou ke
Soson tas psihas imon os Agathos ke
Filanthropos.
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Amen
Shelter

us under the Shelter of
Thy Wings...

PRIEST

PRIEST

Amen
Banish

from us ever foe and

adversary…

Amen
P R I E S T Make our Life peaceful…
P E O P L E Amen
P R I E S T Lord, have Mercy on us and Thy
PEOPLE

world, and Save our souls, for Thou
art a Good God Who Lovest
mankind.

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Psalm 50,
Psalm 101,
the Prayer of Manasseh,
the Trisagion
the Troparion of Repentance7,
“Kyrie eleison’ (40),
More honourable than the Cherubim...’
the Prayer of St Mardarios.               

Psalm 69,
Psalm 142,
the Small Doxology8,
the Canon,
‘Axion Estin...’
the Trisagion,
‘O Lord of Hosts, be with us...’
Kyrie eleison (40),
the Prayer of the Hours,
‘More honourable than the Cherubim...’
the Prayer of St Ephraim,
the Trisagion,
the Supplicatory Prayers of St Paul the Monk,
the Prayer of St Antiochos the Monk.
the Mutual Forgiveness

PART 3:

our Lord God Joachim and Anna...

Make our Petition acceptable to Thee...
Evprosdekton piison tin deisin imon…
P E O P L E Amen
Amin
Dorise imin tin afesin ton paraptomaton P R I E S T Grant us the Remission of our
imon…

Psalm 4, 6
Psalm 6
Psalm 12,
“Glory to the Father....”
Psalm 24,
Psalm 30,
Psalm 90,
‘God is with us...’
the Troparia,
the Creed,
‘O Most Holy Lady Theotokos...’
the Trisagion
the Troparia of the day,
“Kyrie eleison’ (40),
‘More honourable than the Cherubim...’
the Prayer of St Basil the Great.

PART 2

Of the Holy and Glorious Great Martyrs:

Of                

Instead of the normal Final Blessing by the Priest, all the Faithful prostrate
themselves while the Priest reads a Special Intercessory Prayer, followed
by the Litany and the Veneration of the Holy Icons and Holy Relics.
http://orthodoxwiki.org/Compline

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7
8

On Monday through Thursday of the First Week of Great Lent, we begin first with Psalm
69, followed by the appropriate section of the Great Canon (in which case, Psalm 69
will be omitted in the Third Part).
Or, if it is the eve of a Great Feast, the Kontakion of the day.
On Great Feasts, the order of Great Compline ends here, and we continue the All-Night
Vigil with the Litia.
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GREAT COMPLINE

imon dolios kinoumena.

evil one, which insidiously fly in our
direction.

Tas

tis sarkos imon epanastasis
katastilon ke pan geodes ke ilikon
imon fronima kimison.

TRISAGION PRAYERS

✞ Evlogitos

O Theos imon, pantote nin
ke ai ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

Amin
✞ Doxa Si, O Theos, Doxa Si!

✞Blessed is our God always now
and ever, and unto Ages of Ages.

PRIEST

PEOPLE
PRIEST

Amen
✞ Glory to Thee, O God, Glory to

Thee!

✞Vasilei

Ouranie, Paraklite, to Pnevma
tis Aklithias, O Panatahou paron ke
ta panta pliron, O Thisavros ton
Agathon ke Zois Korigos elthe ke
skinoson en imin ke katharison imas
apo pasis kilidos ke Soson, Agathe,
tas psihas imon.

✞Agios

O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios
Athanatos, Eleison imas. [3]

Dianastison

de imas en to kero tis
prosevhis estirigmenous en tes
entoles Sou ke tin Mnimin ton Son
Krimaton en eaftis aparathrafston
ehontas.

Amin. 
Iperevdoxe,

Kyrie Eleison [3]
✞Doxa Patri ke

Lord have mercy [3]
✞Glory to the Father, 

Amin

Amen

and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit, now and
ever, and to the Ages of Ages.

imon O en tis Ouranis,
Agiasthito to Onoma Sou, eltheto i
Vasilia Sou, genithito to Thelima
Sou, os en Ourano ke epi tis gis.
Ton Arton imon ton epiousion dos
imin simeron.
Ke afes imin ta
ofelimata imon, os ke imis afiement
tis ofiletes
imon. Ke mi isenengis
imas is pirasmon, alla rise imas
apo tou ponirou.

✞ Oti Sou Estin i Vasilia ke i Dinamis ke
i Doxa tou Patros, ke tou Iou, ke tou
Agiou Pnevmatos, nin ke ai ke is tous
eonas ton eonon.
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Our

Father Who art in Heaven:
Hallowed be Thy Name.
Thy
Kingdom come. Thy Will be done
on earth as it is in Heaven. Give us
this day our Daily Bread, and
forgive us our trespasses as we
forgive those who trespass against
us.
And lead us not into
temptation, but deliver us from the
evil one.

For

Thine is the Kingdom,
Power and the Glory, ✞
of
Father, and of the Son and of
Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to

P RIE ST

COMPLINE –

Aiparthene, Evlogimeni
Theotoke, prosagage tin imeeran
prosevhin to Iio Sou ke Theo imon, ke
etise ina Sosi dia Sou tas psihas imon.
PRAYER

TO THE 

Most

Glorious, Ever Virgin, Blessed
Theotokos, present our Prayers
before Thy Son and our God, and
Entreat Him, through Thee, to Save
our soul.

ALMIGHTY HOLY TRINITY

I Elpis mou O Patir, Katafigi mou O
Iios, Skepi mou to Pnevma to Agion,
Trias Agia: Doxa Si! 

The Father is my Hope; the Son is
my Refuge; the Holy Spirit is my
Shelter: O Holy Trinity: Glory to
Thee!

Tin pasan Elpida mou, is Se anatithimi, O Mother of God, I have committed my

PRAYS IN UNISON

Pater

EVER BLESSED THEOTOKOS

TO THE

THEOTOKION

OUR LORD’S PRAYER
EVERYONE

Honourable and Majestic Name: 
of the Father, and of the Son, and of
the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and
unto the Ages of ages.

Amen
PRAYER

Amen
✞All Holy

Io ke Agio Pnevmati.
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

that we may sing Thy Glory
throughout the night, praising and
Blessing and Glorifying Thy Most

Sou,  tou Patros ke tou Iiou ke tou
Agiou Pnevmatos, nin ke ai ke is tous
eonas ton eonon.

God,
Holy
Mighty,
Holy
Immortal, have mercy upon us. [3]

Trinity have Mercy on us.
Lord: Cleanse us from our sins.
Master: Pardon our iniquities. Holy
God: Visit and Heal our infirmities
for Thy Name’s sake.

in Thy Commandments, and having
unbroken
within
us
the
Remembrance of Thy Ordinances.

is to Imnin ke Evlogin ke Doxazin to
Pantimon ke Megalorepes Onoma

Amin
✞Panagia

Trias Eleison imas. Kyrie,
Elas thiti tes amarties imon. Despota,
singhorison tas anomias imin. Agie
Ipiskepse, ke iase tas asthenias imon,
eneken tou Onomatos Sou.

Awaken us at the time of Prayer, rooted

Pannihion imin tin sin Doxaolian Harise Grant

✞Holy

to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit, now and
ever, and to the Ages of Ages.

grant to us, O God, alert mind,
prudent thinking, sober heart, light
sleep, free of any satanic fantasy.

sofrona logismon, kardian nifousan,
ipnon elafron ke pasis satanikis
fantasias apillagmenon.

✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

the rebellions of our flesh,
and calm our every earthly and
material thought.

Ke dories imin, O Theos, grigoron noun, And

✞O

Heavenly King, O Comforter, the
Spirit of Truth, Who art in all places
and Who fillest all things; Treasury
of Good Things and Giver of Life:
come and dwell in us and cleanse us
from every stain, and Save our souls,
O Gracious Lord.

Suppress

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the
the
the
the

Mitir tou Theou, filaxon me ipo tin
Skepin Sou.

every Hope wholly unto Thee. Keep
me under Thy Shelter.

PRAYERS

Irini pasi!
Ke meta tou pnevmatos sou
Tas kefalas imon to Kyrio Klinomen
MAKE THE SIGN OF THE CROSS & BOWN DOWN TO GOD

✞ Si Kyrie
✞Despota Polielee, Kyrie

PEOPLE

Iisou Hriste O
Theos imon, Presvies tis Panahranton
Despinis
imon
Theotokou
ke
Aiparthenou Marias,
Dinami tou
Timiou
ke
Zoopiou
Stavrou,
prostasies ton Timion Epouranion
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Master, Lord
Jesus Christ our God, through the
Intercessions of our Most Pure Lady
Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary, by
the Power of the Precious and Lifegiving Cross; through the Protection

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✞ To Thee, O Lord
✞O Most Merciful

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All’

Ke

os tou Filanthropou Theou Mitir,
Filanthropo Splaghnithiti ep emi to
amartolo ke asoto, ke dexe mou tin ek
riparon hileon prosferomenin Si
deisin.

But

ton Son Iion, ke imon Desotin ke
Kyrion, ti mitriki Sou parisia hromeni
disopison,
ina
anixi
kami
ta
filanthropa Splaghna tis aftou
agathotitos ke - paridon mou ta
anarithmita ptesmata - istrepsi me
pros Metanian ke ton Aftou Entolon
ergatin dokimon anadii me.

And

as
the
Mother
of
our
Compassionate God, and a Friend of
mankind, have Compassion on me
the sinner and prodigal, and accept
this Prayer from my impure lips.

using Thy maternal standing,
Entreat Thy Son and our Master and
Lord to open unto me the depths of
His
Loving
Goodness
and

overlooking my innumerable faults –
to return me to Repentance and
make me a worthy servant of His
Commandments.

Ages of Ages.

Amin

P EO P LE

MAKE

THE

SIGN

OF THE

CROSS

AND BOW DOWN EACH TIME TO OUR

✞Defte

as a Merciful and Compassionate
and Good and Lovingly Warm
Protector and Helper, by repulsing
the assaults of the adversary, and
leading me towards Salvation.

to our King and God.

✞Defte

✞O come let us worship and bow down

proskinisomen ke prospesomen
Hristo to Vasili imon Theo.

to Christ, our King and God.

✞Defte

✞O come let us worship and bow down

proskinisomen ke prospesomen
Afto, Hristo to Vasili ke Theo imon

before Christ Himself, our King and
our God.

PSALM 4
CHRIST

En

Ke en to kero tis exodou mou tin Athlian And

at the time of my death, by
embracing my miserable soul and
driving far away from it the dark
faces of the evil demons.

mou psihin periepousa ke tas
skotinas opsis ton poniron demonon
porro afis apelavnousa.

En

Is

de ti Fovera Imera tis Kriseos, tis
eoniou me riomeni kolaseos, ke tis
aporritou Doxis tou Sou Iiou ke Theou
imon Klironomon me apodikniousa.

And

ke tihimi, Despina mou, iperagia
Theotoke, dia tis Sis mesitias ke

May I enjoy such fate, my Lady, O Most

antilipseos,  Hariti ke filanthropia
tou Monogenous Sou Iiou, tou Kyriou
ke Theou ke Sotiros imon Iisou
Hristou, i prepi pasa Doxa, Timi ke
Proskinisis, Sin to Anarho aftou Patri
ke to Panagio ke Agatho ke Zoopio
aftou Pnevmati, nin ke ai ke is tous
eonas ton eonon. 

Intercessions and Protection;
through the Grace and Love for
mankind of Thine Only Begotten
Son, our Lord and God and Saviour,
Jesus Christ, to Whom belong all
Glory, Honour and Worship, together
with His Beginningless father, and
the All Holy and Good and Lifegiving Spirit, now and ever and unto
the Ages of ages.

Amin.
TO

Theotokos,

through

Thine

THE

MONK

dos imin, Despota, pros ipnon
apiousin, anapafsin somatos ke
psihis.

And grant to us, O Master, as we depart

diafilazon imas apo tou zoferou
ipnou tis amartias ke apo pasis
skotinis ke nikterinis idipathias.

And

for sleep, rest of body and soul.
Preserve us from the gloomy
slumber of sin, and from every dark
and nocturnal pleasure.

LAW

IS THE END OF THE

FOR

RIGHTEOUSNESS

to epikalisthe me isikousas mou, O
Theos tis Dikeosinis mou, en thlipsi
eplatinas me.

Iktirison

me, ke isakouson tis prosevhis

TO THOSE WHO BELIEVE

Thou heard me when I called, O God of
my
Righteousness
Thou
Strengthened me when I was in
distress.

Have Mercy on me, and hear my Prayer.

mou.

Ii anthropon, eos pote varikardii?

How long, O you sons of men, will you
be slow of heart?

Ina

ti agapate
psevdos?

Ke

mateotita,

ke

zitite

gnote, oti etavmastose Kyrios ton
Osion aftou.

Why

do you love vain things and seek
after lies?

Know that the Lord made His Holy One
Wondrous.

Kyrios

The

Orgizesthe, ke mi amartanete.
A legete en tes kardies imon,

Be angry, and do not sin.
Have remorse upon your beds for what

isakousete me, en to kekragene
me pros Afton.
epi tes

Lord will hear me when I cry to
Him.

kites imon katanigite.

you say in your heart.

Thisate

Offer

Polli legousi: ‘Tis dixi imin ta Agatha?’

There

Esimiothi

O

Thisian Dikeosinis, ke Elpisate
epi Kyrion.

ef’ imas to Fos tou Prosopou
Sou, Kyrie.

OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST

ANTIOCHOS

Ke

Holy

Amen
A PRAYER

Ke

on the Awesome Day of
Judgement, by Redeeming me from
Eternal Hell, and proclaiming me an
Heir of the ineffable Glory of Thy
Son and our God.

LORD GOD

✞O come let us worship and bow down

proskinisomen ke prospesomen
to Vasili imon Theo.

Ke pareso mi ai os eleimon ke simpathis And stand by me forever – in this life,
ke filagathos, en men to paronti vio
thermi prostatis ke voithos, tas ton
enantion efodous apotihizousa ke
pros Sotirian kathodigousa me.

Amen

THE PROSTRATIONS

the Sacrifice of Righteousness,
and Hope in the Lord.

are many who say: ‘Who will
show us Good Things?’
Lord, the Light of Thy Face was
stamped upon us.

Edokas evfrosinin is tin kardian mou.
Thou put Gladness in my heart.
Apo karpou sitou, inou ke eleou afton From their season of wheat, wine
eplithinthisan.

En

and

oil they were multiplied.

Irini epi to afto kimithisome, ke
ipnoso, oti Si, Kyrie, kata monas ep’
elpidi katokisas me.

I will both

sleep and Rest in Peace, for
Thou alone, O Lord, cause me to
dwell in Hope.

Pafson tas ormas ton pathon, sveson ta Arrest
pepiromena veli tou ponirou ta kath’
34.

THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

the
drives
of
passion;
extinguish the burning arrows of the

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THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

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7.

✞Panagia

PSALM 6
THE SPIRIT

OF

HUMILITY

Kyrie, mi to Thimo Sou elegxis me, mide O
ti Orgi Sou pedefsis me.

Eleison

me, Kyrie, oti asthenis imi iase

Kyrie,

oti etarahthi ta osta mou, ke i
psihi mou estarahthi sfodra, ke Si,
Kyrie, eos pote?

WHEN WE PRAY

Lord, do not reprove me in Thine
Anger, nor discipline me in Thy
Wrath.

Have

Mercy on me, O Lord, for I am
weak.

me.

O

Lord, Heal me for my bones are
troubled, and my soul is greatly
anxious - and Thee, O Lord – how
long?

Epistrepson, Kyrie, Rise tin psihin mou.
Return, O Lord, and Deliver my soul.
Soson me eneken tou Eleous Sou, oti ouk Save me because of Thy Mercy, for there
estin en to Thanato - O mnimonevon
Sou, en de to Adi tis exomologisete Si?

Ekopiasa

en to stevagmo mou - louso
kath’ ekastin nikta tin klinin mou, en
dakrisi mou tin stromnin mou vexo.

I

Apostite

ap’ emou pantes i ergazomeni
tin anomian, oti isikouse Kyrios tis
fonis tou klavthmou mou.

Eshinthiisan

ke tarahthiisan pantes i
ehthri
mou,
apostrafiisan
ke
kateshinthiisan sfodra dia tahous.

Let

all my enemies be ashamed and
greatly troubled – let them turn back
and be suddenly ashamed.

PSALM 12/13
ATTAIN

AN EXCEEDINGLY

JOYFUL HEART

Eos pote, Kyrie, epilisi mou is telos?

SINGING TO THE

How long, O Lord?

LORD

apostrefis to Prosopon Sou ap’

emou?

EVERYONE

✞ Oti Sou Estin i Vasilia ke i dinamis ke i

Amin

Eos

How

Epivlepson,

Look upon me and hear me, O Lord my

pote ipsothisete O ehthros mou ep
eme?

isakouson mou, Kyrie, O
Theos mou.

Fotison
I

long will my enemy be exalted
over me?

God.

tous ofthalmous mou, mipote
Ipnoso is Thanaton, mipote ipi O
ehthros mou.: ‘Ishisa pros afton.’

Enlighten

thlivontes

Those who afflict me greatly rejoice, if I

8.

me

agalliasonte,

THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

ean

my eyes lest I Repose in
Death - lest mine enemy says ‘I
prevailed against him.’

COMPLINE –

TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

✞ For Thine is the Kingdom, the
Power and the Glory, ✞
of the
Father, and of the Son and of the
Holy Spirit, now and ever, and unto
the Ages of Ages.

PRIEST

PEOPLE

Kyrie eleison (12)
PRAYER

Lord, have mercy (12)
ST

MOST HOLY THEOTOKOS
PAUL THE MONK

Parthen, Theonimfe Despina, i Theon
Logon tis anthropis ti paradox Sou
kiisi enosasa ke tin aposthisan fisin
tou genous imon tis Ouraniis
sinapsasa.

I

Amen

TO THE

Aspile, amolinte, afthore, ahrante, Agni O

me?
long will I take Counsel in my
soul, having grief in my heart day
and night?

Father Who art in Heaven:
Hallowed be Thy Name.
Thy
Kingdom come. Thy Will be done on
earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this
day our Daily Bread, and forgive us
our trespasses as we forgive those
who trespass against us. And lead
us not into temptation, but deliver
us from the evil one.

doxa tou Patros, ke tou Iou, ke tou
Agiou Pnevmatos, nin ke ai ke is tous
eonas ton eonon.

How long wilt Thou turn Thy Face from
How

tinos thisome voulas en psihi mou,
odinas en kardia mou, imeras ke
niktos?

PRAYS QUIETLY IN UNISON

to Onoma Sou, eltheto i Vasilia Sou,
genithito to Thelima Sou, os en
Ourano ke epi tis gis. Ton Arton
imon ton epiousion dos imin simeron.
Ke afes imin ta ofelimata imon, os ke
imis afiement tis ofiletes
imon. Ke
mi isenengis imas is pirasmon, alla
rise imas apo tou ponirou.

Wilt Thou forget me

Eos

Amen

Pater imon O en tis Ouranis, Agiasthito Our

to the End?

Eos pote

and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit, Now and
forever, and unto the ages of ages.

OUR LORD’S PRAYER

from me, all you workers of
lawlessness, for the Lord heard the
sound of my weeping.

Lord heard my Supplication – the
Lord received my Prayer.

prosehin mou prosedexato.

Amin

Depart

Ikouse Kyrios tis Deiseos mou, Kyrios tin The

Holy Trinity, have Mercy on us.
Lord, Cleanse us from our sins.
Master, Pardon our iniquities. Holy
God, Visit and Heal our infirmities
for Thy Name’s sake.

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

am weary with my groanings – every
night I dampen my bed – with my
tears I drench my couch.
among all my enemies.

✞ All

Kyrie Eleison (3)
Lord have mercy (3)
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father,

is no remembrance of Thee in Death
- in Hades, who will give Thanks to
Thee?

Etarahthi apo thimou O Ofthalmos mou, My eye is troubled by anger; I grow old
epaleothin en pasi tis ehthris mou.

Trias Eleison imas. Kyrie,
elas thiti tes amarties imon. Despota,
singhorison tas anomias imin. Agie
Ipiskepse, ke iase tas asthenias imon,
eneken tou Onomatos Sou.

ton apilpismenon moni elis ke ton
plemoumenon
voithia,
i
etimi
antilipsis ton is Se prostrehonton, ke
panton ton Hristianon to Katafigion:

Spotless, Unstained, Incorruptible,
Undefiled, Pure Virgin, Lady Bride of
God, who through Thy Wondrous
Birth-giving, United God the Word
with mankind, and linked the fallen
nature of our human race with the
Heavenly.

The only Hope of the hopeless, and the
help of the persecuted; the Ready
Support of those who seek refuge in
Thee, and the Shelter of all
Christians:

Mi vdelizi me ton amartolon, ton enagi, Do
ton eshris logismis ke logis ke
praxesin olon emavton ahriosanta, ke
ti ton idonon tou viou, rathimia
gnomis, doulon genomenon.

THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

COMPLINE –

not despise me, the wretched
sinner, who has defiled myself with
shameful thoughts and words and
deeds, and through negligence of
thought has become a slave to the
pleasures of life.

TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

33.

psihas imon Agiason, ta somata
Agnison, tous logismous Diorthoson,
tas ennias Katharon ke Rise imas apo
pasis thlipseos, kakon ke odinis.
Tihison imas Agiis Sou Angelis, ina ti
paremvoili afton frouroumeni ke
odigoumeni katatisomen is tin Enotita
tis Pisteos ke is tin epignosin tis
aprositou Sou Doxis, oti Evlogitos i is
tous eonas ton eonon.

Sanctify our soul, hallow our body,
correct our thoughts, Cleanse our
mind; Deliver us from all tribulation,
evil and distress. Encompass us with
Thy Holy Angels, that Guided and
Guarded by them, we may attain to
the Unity of the Faith, and to the
Knowledge of Thine Unapproachable
Glory, for Thou art Blessed unto
Ages of ages.

Amin
Kyrie eleison (3)
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati,

Amen
Lord, have Mercy (3)
✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton
eonon.

and to the Holy Spirit, now and
forever, and to the Ages of ages.

Amin 
Tin

Timioteran ton Herouvim, ke
Endoxateran,
asingritos
ton
Seraphim, tin adiafthoros, Theon
Logon tekousan, tin onton Theotokon,
Se Megalinomen.

Amen 
Greater

Amin

in
Honour
than
the
Cherubim,
and more
Glorious
beyond compare than the Seraphim,
Thou who without stain bore God
the Word and art Theotokos, we
Magnify.

and Bless us; may His Sight shine
upon us and have Mercy on us.
PEOPLE:

THE PRAYER

OF

Kyrie

ke Despota tis Zois mou, pnevma
argias,
periergias,
filarhias
ke
argologias mi mi dos.

Pnevma

de sofrosinis, tapinofrosinis,
Ipomonis ke Agapis Harise mi to So
doulo.

ST EPHRAIM

O Lord and Master of my Life:

do not
permit the spirit of laziness and
meddling, the lust for power and idle
speech to enter me.

Instead,

grant me, Thy servant, the
Spirit of Prudence, Humility, Patience
and Love.

O Lord and King: grant me the
Power to see my own falts and not to
judge my Brethren.

Oti evlogitos i is tous eonas ton eonon.

For

Amin

Amen.

Thou art Blessed unto the Ages of
Ages.

TRISAGION PRAYERS

✞Agios

O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios
Athanatos, Eleison imas

✞Holy

Amin
32.

I

✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati,

✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton
eonon.

and to the Holy Spirit, now and
forever, and to the Ages of ages.

to Kyrio to evergetisanti me, ke
psalo to Onomati Kyriou tou Ipsistou.

Amin
Kyrie Eleison
Allelouia (3) ✞ Doxa

Si, O Theos,

will sing to the Lord Who shows
Kindness to me, and I will sing to the
Name of the Lord Most High.

Amen
Lord, have Mercy
Allilioua (3) ✞ Glory

to Thee, O God,

Glory to Thee!

✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati,

✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton
eonon.

and to the Holy Spirit, now and
forever, and to the Ages of ages.

Amin

Amen
PSALM 24/25
A PRIESTLY INTERCESSION

BY

CHRIST

Pros

Se, Kyrie, ira tin psihin mou, O
Theos mou.

ON BEHALF OF

HIS HOLY CHURCH

To Thee, O Lord, I lift up My Soul, O My
God.

Epi Si pepitha - mi kateshin thiin is ton I

trust in Thee – let Me not be ashamed.

Mide

Let not Mine enemies mock me,

Eshinthitosan i anomountes diakenis.

Let those be ashamed who act lawlessly

kaagelasatosan me i ehtrhi mou,
ke gar pantes i ipomenontes Se, ou
mi kateshinthosin.

for all
who wait upon Thee shall not be
ashamed.
in vain.

Tas

Make

Odigison

Lead Me in Thy Truth and Teach Me, for

odous Sou, Kyrie, gnorison mi, ke
tas Trivous Sou didazon me.
me epi tin Alithian Sou, ke
didaxon me, oti Si i O Theos O Sotir
mou, ke Se ipemina olin tin imeran.

known Thy Ways to Me, O Lord,
and Teach Me Thy Paths.

Thou art the God of My Salvation,
and on Thee I wait all day long.

Mnisthiti

Remember

Amartias

Do not remember the sins of My Youth,

ton iktirmon Sou, Kyrie, ke ta
Elei Sou, oti apo tou eonos isin.

neotitos mou ke agnias mou
mi mnisthis. Kata to Eleos Sou
mnisthiti
mou
Si,
eneken
tis
hristotitos Sou, Kyrie,

Thy Compassion, O Lord,
and Thy Mercy for they are ancient.
nor of My Ignorance; but remember
Me according to Thy Mercy, because
of Thy Loving Kindness, O Lord.

Holy

Hristos

Good

to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit, Now and
forever, and unto the ages of ages.

Odigisi

He will Guide the Meek in Judgement -

God,
Holy
Mighty,
Immortal; have Mercy on us [3]

✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

Aso

I hope in Thy Mercy – my heart
shall
greatly
Rejoice
in
Thy
Salvation.

eona.

Amen

Ne, Kyrie Vasilef, dories me tou oran tae Yea,
ma ptesmata, ke mi katakrinin to
Adelphon mou.

am shaken.

But

epi to elei Sou ilpisa - agalliasete
i kardia moue pi to Sotirio Sou.

Doxa Si!

En Onomati Kyriou Evlogison, Pater
In the Name of the Lord, O Father, Bless
O Theos iktirise imas ke Evlogise imas. PRIEST: May God have Compassion on us
Epifane to Prosopon Aftou ef imas, ke
eleise imas.

salevtho.

Ego de

ke Evthis O Kyrios, dia touto
nomothetisi amartanontas en Odo.
prais en Krisi - didazi prais
Odous Aftou.

and Upright is the Lord;
therefore He will instruct sinners in
His Way.

He will Teach the Meek His Ways.

Amen.
THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

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OF

COMPLINE –

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9.

Pase

e Odi Kyriou Eleos, ke Alithia tis
ekzitousi tin Diathikin Aftou, ke ta
Martyria Aftou.

All the Ways of the Lord are Mercy and
Truth for those who seek
Covenant and His Testimonies.

Eneken

For

Tis

Who is the man who Fears the Lord?

tou Onomatos Sou, Kyrie, ke
ilasthiti ti amartia mou - polli gar
esti.
estin anthropos O Fovoumenos ton
Kyrion?

Thy Name’s sake, O Lord, pardon
My sin - for it is great.

Nomothetisi afto en Odo i irestisato.

He

I

His

psihi aftou enAgathis avlisthisete, ke to
sperma aftou klironomisi Gin.

will instruct him in the Way He
chooses.
soul shall dwell among Good
things, and his seed shall inherit the
Earth.

Krateoma

The

I

Mine eyes are always towards the Lord,

Kyrios ton Fovoumenon
Afton, ke i Diathiki Aftou dilosi aftis.

ofthalmi mou dia pantos pros ton
Kyrion, oti aftos ekspasi ek pagidos
tous podas mou.

Lord is the Strength of those who
Fear Him, [and to those who Fear
Him, His Name is the Lord,] and He
will show them His Covenant.
for He shall pluck my feet out of the
snares.

Epivlepson

ep’ eme, ke eleison me, oti
Monogenis ke Ptohos imi Ego.

Look

E

thlipsis tis kardias mou eplithinthisan
- ek ton anagkon Mou exagage Me.

The

upon Me and have Mercy on Me,
for I Am Only Begotten and Poor.
afflictions of My Heart have been
widened - bring me out of My
Distresses.

Ide tin Tapinosin Mou, ke ton Kopon Mou Behold

My Humiliation and My Pain and forgive all My sins.

- ke afes pasas tas amartias mou.

Ide tous ehthrous mou, oti eplithinthisan, Behold Mine enemies, for they multiply,
ke misos adikon emisisan Me.

and they hate Me with unjustified
hatred.

Filazon

tin psihin mou, ke Rise Me, mi
kateshinthiin oti Ilpisa epi Se.

Keep

My Soul, and Deliver Me; let Me
not be ashamed, for in Thee I Hope.

Akaki ke evthis ekollonto mi, oti ipemina The Innocent and the Upright cleave to
Se, Kyrie.

Enite

Praise God in His Saints;

Kyrie

Lord

ton Theo en tis Agiis Aftou; enite
Afton en steromati tis Dynameos
Aftou.

His

Me for I await Thee, O Lord.

ton Dynameon, meth’ imon
genou.
Allon gar ektos Sou
voithon, en thlipsesin ouk ehomen.
Kyrie ton Dynameon, eleison imas.

HYMN

TO OUR

Epi Si, Kyrie, ilpisa - mi katashinthiin is In
ton eona.

En

ti Dikeosini Sou Rise Me, ke exelou
Me.

In

CHRIST

Thee, O Lord, I hope – may I not be
ashamed forever.
Thy Righteousness
Rescue Me.

Deliver

and

Klinon pros Me to ous Sou - tahinon tou Incline

Thine Ear to Me – Rescue Me
speedily.

exelesthe Me.

Genou

mi is Theon iperaspistin, ke is
Ikon katafigis tou Sose Me.

10.

THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

Be to Me a God Who Protects Me, and a
House of Refuge to Save Me.

COMPLINE –

TONE

2

Kyrie,

i mi tous Agious Sou ihomen
prsevevtas, ke tin Agathotita Sou
simpathousan imin, pos etolmomen,
Soter, imnise Se, on Evlogousin
apafstos Angeli? Kardiognostas, fise
ton psihon imon.

Lord,

Ke

nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

Now

and to the Holy Spirit

Amin.

if we did not have Thy Saints as
Intercessors, and Thy Goodness
feeling Compassion for us, how
would we dare, O Saviour, to sing
Hymns to Thee, Whom the Angels
unceasingly Bless?
O Thou Who
know our heart, spare our soul.
and ever, and to the Ages of
ages.

Amen
HYMN

TO THE

EVER BLESSED THEOTOKOS –

TONE

2

Polla

Great is

Panagia

O

All Holy Theotokos, during my
lifetime, I pray, do not abandon me,
nor entrust me to merely human
protection; rather help me Thyself
and have Mercy on me.

O

Mother of God, I have committed my
every Hope wholly unto Thee. Keep
me under Thy Shelter.

ta plithi ton emon, Theotoke,
ptesmaton, pros Se katafigon, Agni,
sotirias demenos.
Episkepse tin
asthenousan mou psihin, ke presveve
to Iio Souk e Theo imon, dothine mi
tin afesin, on eoraxa dinon, Moni
Evlogimeni.
Theotoke, ton hronon tis zois
mou, mi egkatalipis me, anthropini
prostasia, mi katapistevsis me, all afti
antilavou, ke eleison me.

Tin

pasan elpda mou, is Se anatithimi,
Mitir tou Theou, filaxon me ip tin
Skepin Sou.

the multitude of my errors, O
Mother of God; to Thee have I fled,
O Pure One, seeking Salvation; visit
my ailing soul and Intercede with thy
Son and our God, to grant me
Forgiveness for all the evils I have
done, O Only Blessed One.

PRAYERS

Kyrie eleison (40)
Lord, have Mercy (40)
O en panti kero ke pasi ora en Ourano O Christ our God, Who at all times and

PSALM 30/31
OF

SAVIOUR –

✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

Israel, O God, out of all his
afflictions.

A REVELATION

of Powers, be with us; for no
other
Helper
have
we
in
tribulations, but Thee.
Lord of
Powers, have mercy on us.

✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

Litrose, O Theos, ton Israil ek pason ton Redeem
thlipseon aftou.

praise Him in
the Firmament of His Power.

TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

ke epi Gis Proskinoumenos ke
Doxazomenos Hristo O Theos, O
Makrothimos,
O
Polieleos,
O
Polievsplaghnos, O tous Dikeous
Agapon ke tous amartolous Eleon, O
pantas Kalon pros Sotirian dia tis
epangelias ton mellonton Agathon,
aftos Kyrie, prosdexe ke imon en ti
ora tafti tas entevxis ke ithinon tin
Zoin imon pros tas Entolas Sou. Tas
THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

COMPLINE –

at every hour, both in Heaven and on
Earth, art worshipped and Glorified;
Who art Long-suffering, Merciful and
Compassionate; Who Lovest the Just
and showest Mercy upon the sinner;
Who Callest all to Salvation through
the Promise of Blessing to come: O
Lord, in this hour, receive our
Supplications, and direct our Life
according to Thy Commandments.
TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

31.

mi isenengis imas is pirasmon, alla
rise imas apo tou ponirou.

✞ Oti Sou Estin i Vasilia ke i dinamis ke i
doxa tou Patros, ke tou Iou, ke tou
Agiou Pnevmatos, nin ke ai ke is tous
eonas ton eonon.

Amin

us not into temptation, but deliver
us from the evil one.

✞ For Thine is the Kingdom, the
Power and the Glory, ✞
of the
Father, and of the Son and of the
Holy Spirit, now and ever, and unto
the Ages of Ages.

OF

Amen

POWERS – TONE (6) PLAGAL 2

Kyrie

ton Dynameon, meth’ imon
genou.
Allon gar ektos Sou
voithon, en thlipsesin ouk ehomen.
Kyrie ton Dynameon, eleison imas.

OR

(8) PLAGAL 4

Lord

of Powers, be with us; for no
other
Helper
have
we
in
tribulations, but Thee.
Lord of
Powers, have mercy on us.

Enite ton Theon en tis Agiis Aftou; enite Praise God in His Saints; praise Him in
Afton en steromati tis Dynameos
Aftou.

Kyrie

ton Dynameon, meth’ imon
genou.
Allon gar ektos Sou
voithon, en thlipsesin ouk ehomen.
Kyrie ton Dynameon, eleison imas.

Enite

Afton epi tes inasties Aftou; enite
Afton kata to plithos tis Megalosinis
Aftou.

Kyrie

ton Dynameon, meth’ imon
genou.
Allon gar ektos Sou
voithon, en thlipsesin ouk ehomen.
Kyrie ton Dynameon, eleison imas.

the Firmament of His Power.

Lord

of Powers, be with us; for no
other
Helper
have
we
in
tribulations, but Thee.
Lord of
Powers, have mercy on us.

Praise

Him for His Mighty Acts; praise
Him according to the Abundance of
His Greatness.

Lord

of Powers, be with us; for no
other
Helper
have
we
in
tribulations, but Thee.
Lord of
Powers, have mercy on us.

Thou art My Strength and My
Refuge, and for Thy Name’s sake
Thou wilt Guide and Sustain Me.

ke eneken tou Onomatos Sou Odigisis
Me, ke Diathrepsis Me.

PRIEST

PEOPLE

LORD

Oti Krateoma Mou, ke Katafigi Mou i Si, For

Exazis Me ek pagidos taftis, is ekripsan Thou wilt bring Me out from the snare
they hid for Me, for Thou art My
Protector, O Lord.

mi, oti Si i O Iperaspistis Mou, Kyrie.

Is

hiras Sou parathisome to Pnevma
Mou.

Into Thy Hands I shall entrust My Spirit.

Elitroso Me, Kyrie, O Theos tis Alithias.

Thou

Emisisas

Thou despise those who maintain their

tous diafilassontas mateotitas
diakenis - Ego de epi to Kyrio Ilpisa.

Redeemed Me, O Lord God of
Truth.
empty vanities - but I Hope in the
Lord.

Agalliasome ke evfranthisome epi to Elei I

will greatly Rejoice and be glad
because of Thy Mercy, for Thou
beheld My Humiliation.

Sou, oti epides epi tin Tapinosin Mou.

Esosas

ek ton anagkon tin Psihin Mou,
ke ou sineklisas me is hiras ehthron.

Estisas en evrihoro tous Podos Mous.
Eleison me, Kyrie, oti thlivome.

Thou Saved My Soul from distress, and
did not shut Me up into the hands of
the enemy.

Thou set My Feet in a wide place.
Have Mercy on Me, O Lord, for

Etarahthi en Thimo O Ofthalmos Mou - i My Eye is troubled with anger – so are
Psihi Mou, Ke I Gastir mou, oti
exelipen en odini i Zoi Mou, ke ta eti
Mou en stenagmis.

My Soul and My Stomach, for My Life
is wasted with grief and My Years
with sighing.

Enite Afton en iho salpingos; enite Afton Praise

Isthenisen

Kyrie

Lord

Para

I

Enite

Praise

I

Those

Lord

Epelisthin osi nekros apo kardias.

him with the sound of trumpet;
praise Him with the harp and lyre.

en psalitirio ke kithara.

ton Dynameon, meth’ imon
genou.
Allon gar ektos Sou
voithon, en thlipsesin ouk ehomen.
Kyrie ton Dynameon, eleison imas.

Afton en timpano ke horo; enite
Afton en hordes ke organo.

Kyrie

ton Dynameon, meth’ imon
genou.
Allon gar ektos Sou
voithon, en thlipsesin ouk ehomen.
Kyrie ton Dynameon, eleison imas.

of Powers, be with us; for no
other
Helper
have
we
in
tribulations, but Thee.
Lord of
Powers, have mercy on us.
Him with timbrel and dance;
parise Him with strings and flute.
of Powers, be with us; for no
other
Helper
have
we
in
tribulations, but Thee.
Lord of
Powers, have mercy on us.

Enite

Praise

Kyrie

Lord

Afton en kymvalis evihis; enite
Afton en kymvalis alalagmou. Pasa
pnoi enesato ton Kyrion.
ton Dynameon, meth’ imon
genou.
Allon gar ektos Sou
voithon, en thlipsesin ouk ehomen.
Kyrie ton Dynameon, eleison imas.

30.

THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

en ptohia i Ishis Mou, ke ta
Osta Mou etarahthisan.
pantas tous ehthrous Mou
egenithin onidos, ke tis gitosi Mou
sfodra, ke fovos tis gnostis Mou.

theorountes Me exo efigon ap’ Emou.

COMPLINE –

TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

My Strength is weakened with poverty,
and My Bones are troubled.
became a reproach among all Mine
enemies, and especially to all My
neighbours, and a Fear to all My
acquaintances.
who saw Me outside, fled from

Me.

I

Am forgotten like one whose heart is
lifeless.

Egenithin osi skevos apololos, oti ikousa I was

made like a vessel that is utterly
broken, for I heard the blame of
many who dwell round about when
they were gathered together against
Me - when they plotted to take My
Life.

psigon pollon parikounton kiklothen en to episinahthine aftous ama ep’
Eme, tou lavin tin Psihin Mou
evoulefsanto.

Him with resounding cymbals;
praise Him with triumphant cymbals.
Let everything that has breath praise
the Lord.
of Powers, be with us; for no
other
Helper
have
we
in
tribulations, but Thee.
Lord of
Powers, have mercy on us.

I Am

afflicted.

Ego de epi Si, Kyrie, ilpisa - epa:

Si i O

As

tes hersi Sou i Kliri Mou - Rise me
hiros ehthron Mou, ke ek ton
katadiokonton Me.

My

Theos Mou!

En

THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

COMPLINE –

for Me, I Hope in Thee, O Lord - I
said: Thou art My God!
Times are in Thy Hands – Deliver
me from the hand of My enemies,
and from those who persecute Me.

TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

11.

Epifanon to Prosopon Sou epi ton doulon Make

Thy
Servants.

Sou.

Face

shine

upon

Thy

Soson Me, en to Elei Sou.
Save Me in thy Mercy.
Kyrie, mi kateshinthiin, oti epekalesamin O Lord, do not let Me be ashamed, for I
Se.

call upon Thee.

Eshinthiisan

asevis, ke katahthiisan is

Let

genithito ta hili ta dolia, ta
lalounta kata tou Dikeou anomian,
en iperifania ke exoudenosi.

Let

poli to plithos tis hristotitos Sou,
Kyrie, is ekripsas tis fovoumenis Se exirgaso tis Elpizousin epi Se
enantion ton iion ton anthropon.

How

the ungodly be ashamed, and lead
them down into Hades.

Adou.

Alala

Os

deceitful lips become speechless
when they speak lawlessness against
the Righteous with arrogance and
contempt.
Great is the abundance of Thy
Goodness, O Lord, which Thou hides
from those who fear Thee - which
Thou wilt work for those who Hope
in Thee in the sight of sons of
mankind.

Katakripsis

Thou

Ekepasis

Thou

aftous en apokrifo tou
Prosopou Sou, apo tarahis anthropon.

aftous en Skini apo antilogias
glosson.

shalt hide them in the secret of
Thy Presence from the disturbance
of mankind.
wilt Shelter them in Thy
Tabernacle from the contradiction of
tongues.

Thy Statutes [3]

Dikeomata Sou. [3]

Kyrie,

katafigi, egenithis imin en genea
ke genea. Ego ipa: Kyrie, eleison me,
iase tin psihin mou oti imarton Si.

Lord,

Thou hast been our Refuge from
generation to generation.
I said:
Lord, have mercy on me, heal my
soul, for I have sinned against Thee.

Kyrie, Pros Se katefigon; didaxon me tou O Lord, to Thee have I fled; teach me to
piin to Thelima Sou, oti Si I O Theos
mou.

Oti

para Si Pigi Zois; en to Foti Sou
opsometha Fos.

do Thy Will, for Thou art my God.

For with Thee is the Fountain of Life;

Paratinon to Eleos Sou tis ginoskousi Se.

Extend

✞Agios

✞ Holy

✞Doxa

✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios
Athanatos, eleison imas.[3]
Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati.
Ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

Amin
✞Agios Athanatos, eleison imas.
✞Agios O Theos, Agios Ishiros,

Agios

Thy Mercy to those who know
Thee.
God, Holy Mighty, Holy
Immortal, have mercy on us. [3]

and to the Holy Spirit, now and
ever, and to the Ages of Ages.

Amen
✞Holy Immortal, have mercy on us.
✞ Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy

Athanatos, Eleison imas.

Immortal, have mercy on us.

TRISAGION PRAYERS

Evlogitos

Blessed

✞Agios

Ego

I said in My Ecstasy:

✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory

Dia

Therefore,

Amin
✞Panagia

Kyrios, oti ethavmastose to
Eleos Aftou en Poli Periohis.
de ina en ti Ekstasi Mou:
‘Aperrimme
apo
Prosopou
ton
Ofthalmon Sou!’
touto isikousas tis Fonis tis Deiseos
Mou, en to kekragene Me pros Se.

is the Lord, for He Magnified
His Mercy in a Fortified City.

‘Indeed, I Am cast
away from the Sight of Thine Eyes!’
Thou head the Voice of My
Supplication when I cried to Thee.

Agapisate ton Kyrion pantes i Osii Aftou Love the Lord, all you His Saints, for the
oti
Alithias
ekziti
Kyrios,
ke
antapodidosi tis perissos piousin
iperifanian.

Andrizesthe,

ke krateoustho i kardia
imon, pantes i elpizontes epi Kyrion.

Lord seeks out Truth, and He repays
those who act with great arrogance.

Be

Courageous, and let your hear be
Strengthened, all who Hope in the
Lord.

PSALM 90/91
THE INTENSITY

O
Eri

OF

SPIRITUAL WARFARE

katikon en voithia tou Ipsistou, en
Skepi tou Theou tou Ouranou
avlisthisete.

He Who dwells in the Help of the Most

to Kyrio:
‘Antiliptor Mou i, ke
Katafigi Mou, O Theos Mou, ke Elpio
ep’ Afton, oti Aftos Risete Se ek
pagidos thirevton, ke apo logou
tarahodous.’

He shall say to the Lord: ‘Thou art My

12.

THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

High shall lodge in the Shelter of the
God of Heaven.
Protector and My Refuge, My God. I
will Hope in Him, for He shall free
Me from the snare of the hunters,
and from every troubling word.’

COMPLINE –

TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

in

Thy Light we shall see Light.

O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios
Athanatos, Eleison imas

✞Holy

God,
Holy
Mighty,
Immortal; have Mercy on us [3]

to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit, Now and
forever, and unto the ages of ages.

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.
Trias Eleison imas. Kyrie,
elas thiti tes amarties imon. Despota,
singhorison tas anomias imin. Agie
Ipiskepse, ke iase tas asthenias imon,
eneken tou Onomatos Sou.

Holy

Amen.
✞ All Holy

Trinity, have Mercy on us.
Lord, Cleanse us from our sins.
Master, Pardon our iniquities. Holy
God, Visit and Heal our infirmities
for Thy Name’s sake.

Kyrie Eleison (3)
Lord have mercy (3)
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father,

and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit, Now and
forever, and unto the ages of ages.

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

Amin

Amen
OUR LORD’S PRAYER
EVERYONE

PRAYS QUIETLY IN UNISON

Pater imon O en tis Ouranis, Agiasthito Our
to Onoma Sou, eltheto i Vasilia Sou,
genithito to Thelima Sou, os en
Ourano ke epi tis gis. Ton Arton
imon ton epiousion dos imin simeron.
Ke afes imin ta ofelimata imon, os ke
imis afiement tis ofiletes
imon. Ke
THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

COMPLINE –

Father Who art in Heaven:
Hallowed be Thy Name.
Thy
Kingdom come. Thy Will be done on
earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this
day our Daily Bread, and forgive us
our trespasses as we forgive those
who trespass against us. And lead
TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

29.

Didaxon me tou piin to Thelima Sou, oti Teach me to fulfil Thy Will, for Thou art
Si i O Theos mou.

To

Pnevma Sou to Agathon odigisi me
en gi evthia.

Eneken

tou Onomatos Sou, Kyrie, Zisis

Thy

Good Spirit shall Guide me in the
Land of Uprightness.

For Thy Name’s sake, O Lord, grant me

me.

Life.

En ti Dikeosini Sou exazis ek thlipseos tin In

Thy Righteousness Thou shalt bring
my soul out of affliction, and in Thy
Mercy, Thou shalt destroy all who
afflict my soul, for I am Thy servant.

psihin mou, ke en to Elei Sou
Exolothresis tous ehthrous mou ke a
polis pantas tous thlivontas tin psihin
mou, oti ego doulos Sou imi.
THE SMALL DOXOLOGY

✞ Glory to Thee Who has shown us the

✞Doxa Si to dixanti to Fos.

Light!

✞Doxa

✞ Glory to God in the Highest, and on

Imnoumen

✞We

en Ipsistis Theo ke epi gis Irini,
en anthropis Evdokia.

Se,
Evlogoumen
Se,
Proskinoumense, Doxologoumen Se,
Efharistoumen Si, dia tin Megalin Sou
Doxan.

✞ Kyrie

Vasilef, Epouranie Thee, Pater
Pantokrator; Kyrie Ie Monogenes,
Isou Hriste, ke Agion Pnevma.

Kyrie

O Theos, O Amnos tou Theou, O
Ios tou Patros, O eron tin amartian
tou Kosmou, eleison imas, O eron tas
amartias tou kosmou.

Prosdexe

tin deisin imon, O kathimenos
en dexia tou Patros, ke eleison imas.

Praise Thee, we Bless Thee, we
Worship Thee, we Glorify Thee, we
give Thee Thanks for Thy Great
Glory.

Iisous Hristos, is Doxan Theou Patros

God, Lamb of God, Son of the
Father, Who takes away the sin of
the world, have mercy upon us; O
Thou Who takes away the sins of the
world.

Receive

our Prayer, Thou Who sits at
the right Hand of the Father, and
have mercy on us.
Thou alone art Holy, Thou alone
art Lord, Jesus Christ, to the Glory of
God the Father.

Kath’

Kataxioson,

Grant,

ekastin imeran Evlogiso Se, ke
enesio to Onoma Sou is ton eona ke is
ton Eona tou Eonos.
Kyrie, en ti emera tafti
anamartitous filahthine imas.

Evlogitos

I, Kyrie, O Theos ton Pateron
imon, ke Eneton ke Dedoxasmenon to
Onoma Sou is tous Eonas.

Amin
Genito,

Kyrie, to Eleos Sou ef imas,
kathaper ilipisamen epi Se.

28.

i, Kyrie, didaxon me ta

THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

Pesite

ek tou Klitous Sou hilias, ke
murias ek dexion Sou, pros Se de ouk
engii.

Plin

tis ofthalmis Sou kaanoisis, ke
antapodosin amartolon opsi, oti Si,
Kyrie, i Elpis mou - ton Ipsiston ethou
Katafigin Sou.

Thy Name forever and to the Ages of
Ages.
O Lord, this day to keep us
without sin.

Amen
May Thy Mercy O Lord, be upon us, as

shall Overshadow Thee with His
Shoulders, and under His Wings
Thou shall Hope - His Truth shall
encircle Thee as though with a
Shield.

Thou shalt not be frightened by fear at
night, nor from the arrow that flies
by day - not by anything moving in
darkness, nor by mishap or the
demon of noonday.

A thousand shall fall at Thy Side, and
ten thousand at Thy right Hand, yet
it shall not come near Thee.

Thou

shalt observe with Thine Eyes,
and Thou shalt behold the reward
of sinners, for Thou, O Lord at my
Hope - Thou made the Most High
Thy refuge.

shall not come to Thee, and a
scourge shall not draw near Thy
Dwelling, for He shall command His
Angels concerning Thee, to keep
Thee in all Thy Ways.

ouk engii en to skinomati Sou, oti tis
Angelis Afto enelite peri Sou, tou
diafilaxe Se en pases tes Odis Sou.

Epi

hiron arouse Se, mipote proskopsis
pros lithon ton Poda Sou.

Epi

Aspida ke Vasiliskon epivisi, ke
katapatisis Leonta ke Drakonta.

In their hands they shall bear Thee up,
lest Thou strike Thy Foot against a
stone.

Thou shalt tread upon the Asp and the
Basilisk9, and Thou shalt trample
the Lion and the Dragon.

“...Oti ep’ Eme ilpise, ke Risome Afton.

“...For he hoped in Me, and I will Deliver
Him.

“Skepaso Afton, oti egno to Onoma
Mou.

“I will Shelter Him, because He knew My
Name.

“Kekraxete pros Me, ke isakousome
Aftou.

“He shall call upon Me, and I will hear
Him.

“Me Aftou Imi en thlipsi, Exeloume
afton, ke Doxaso Afton.

“I Am with Him in affliction, and I will
Deliver and Glorify Him.

“Makrotita imeron empliso Afton, ke
dixo Afto to Sotirion Mou.

“With length of days I will satisfy Him
and show Him My Salvation.”

✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati,

✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton
eonon.

and to the Holy Spirit, now and
forever, and to the Ages of ages.

Blessed

art Thou, O Lord, the God of
our Fathers, and praised and
glorified is Thy Name unto the Ages.

He

Ou proselefsete pros Se kaka, ke mastix Evils

Lord

Amen
Every day I will Bless Thee, and praise

Amin.

fovithisi apo fovou nikterinou, apo
velous petomenou imeras - apo
pragmatos en skoti diaporevomenou,
apo simptomatos ke demoniou
mesimvrinou.

✞ Lord,

King, God of Heaven, Father
Almighty: Lord, Only Begotten Son,
Jesus Christ and Holy Spirit.

tis metafrenis Aftou episkiasi Si, ke
ipo tas Pterigas Aftou Elpiis - oplo
kiklosi Se i Alithia Aftou.

Ou

earth Peace, Goodwill among men.

✞Oti Si i Monos Agios, Si i Monos Kyrios, ✞For

✞Evlogitos

En

my God.

Amin
Kyrie Eleison

Amen
Lord, have Mercy

we have put our hope in Thee.

✞Blessed

COMPLINE –

art Thou, O Lord, teach me

TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

9

A Basilisk was a legendary or mythical reptile, whose look or breath was fatal.
THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

COMPLINE –

TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

13.

Allelouia

(3)
Doxa Si!

✞ Doxa

Si, O Theos,

Allilioua (3) ✞ Glory

to Thee, O God,

Glory to Thee!

✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati,

✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton
eonon.

and to the Holy Spirit, now and
forever, and to the Ages of ages.

Amin

Amen
GOD

IS

WITH US – TONE (6) PLAGAL 2

Meth’

imon O Theos, gnote Ethni ke
ittasthe, oti meth’ imon O Theos.

God is with us.

Know this, O Gentiles,
and be defeated, for God is with us.

Epakousate eos eshatou tis Gis, oti meth’ Hearken, all you to the very ends of the
imon O Theos.

Ishikotes

ittasthe,
Theos.

earth, for God is with us.
oti meth’ imon O

Ean
Ke

Be

For even if you should be strengthened

in an violin voulefsisthe, diaskedasi
Kyrios, oti meth’ imon O Theos.

And whatever Cousel you take, the Lord

again, you will be defeated again, for
God is with us.
will scatter it abroad, for God is with
us.

Ke logon, on ean lalisite, ou mi emmini And whatever word you

shall speak, it
will not continue among you, for
God is with us.

Ton de Fovon imon ou mi fovithomen ou Do not be afraid of their terror, nor be
ou mi tarahthomen, oti meth’ imon
O Theos.

Kyrion

de ton Theon imon, afton
Agiasomen, ke aftos este imin Fovos,
oti meth’ imon O Theos.

Ke

ean ep afto pepithos O este mi is
Agiasmon, oti meth’ imon O Theos.

troubled, for God is with us.

Sanctify the Lord Himself, and He shall
be you Fear, for God is with us.
.

So

Ke pepithos esome ep afto, ke Sothisome I
di aftou, oti meth’ imon O Theos..

Idou

Ego k e ta Pedia, a mi edoken O
Theos, oti meth’ imon O Theos.

if you trust in Him, He shall be a
Sanctuary for you, for God is with
us.

shall wait for God, and I will trust in
Him, for God is with us.

Behold,

I and the Children whom God
granted me, for God is with us.

O laos O porevomenos en skoti, ide Fos Those

who walk in darkness: Behold a
Great Light! for God is with us.

Mega, oti meth’ imon O Theos.

I

katikountes en hora, ke skia Thanatou,
Fos lampsi ef imas, oti meth’ imon O
Theos.

And

you who dwell in the country of
the Shadow of Death, upon you a
Light will shine, for God is with us.

Oti Pedion enennithi imin, Iios, ke edothi For unto us a Child is Born – unto us a
imin, oti meth’ imon O Theos.

Son is granted, for God is with us.

Ou

i Arhi egenithi epi tou omou aftou,
oti meth’ imon O Theos.

Ke

is Irinis aftou ouk estin orion,
meth’ imon O Theos.

14.

THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

oti

paravtika eshinomeni, i
legontes mi: ‘Evge! Evge!’

Agalliasthosan

ke evfranthitosan epi Si
pantes, i zitountes Se O Theos, ke
legetosan diapantos.

Megalinthito

And

the Government will be upon His
Shoulder, for God is with us.

And

of His Peace there is no end, for
God is with us.

COMPLINE –

TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

May those be turned back immediately
who shame Me, saying: ‘Well done!
Well done!’

May

all who seek Thee greatly Rejoice
and be glad in Thee, O God.

And

let those who Love Thy Salvation
always say: ‘Let God be Magnified!’

O Kyrios, i Agapantes to
Sotirion Sou.

Ego

de ptohos imi ke penis - O Theos,
voithison mi.

I

Am poor and needy - O God, help Me.

Voithos mou ke ristis mou i Si - Kyrie, mi Thou

art My Helper and Deliverer - O
Lord, do not delay!

hronisis.

defeated although you are strong,
for God is with us.

gar palin ishisite, ke palin
ittithisesthe,
oti meth’ imon O
Theos.

en imin, oti meth’ imon O Theos.

Apostrafitosan

PSALM 142/143
DIVINE RIGHTEOUSNESS

Kyrie,

isakouson tis prosevhis mou,
enotise tin deisin mou en ti Alithia
Sou.

O

Lord, hear my Prayer – hear my
Supplication in Thy Truth.

Isakouson mou en ti Dikeosini Sou, ke mi Answer

me in Thy Righteousness, and
do not enter into Judgement with
Thy servant, for no one living is
Righteous in Thy Sight.

iselthis is krisin meta tou doulou Sou,
oti ou Dikeothisete enopion Sou tas
Zon.

Oti

katadioxen O ehthros tin psihin
mou, etapinosen is gin tin zoin mou,
ekathise me en skotinis os nekrous
eonos., ke ikidiasen ep’ eme to
pnevma mou.

For the enemy persecutes my soul;

he
humbles my life to the ground; he
causes me to dwell in dark places
like those who have been long dead,
and my spirit is in anguish within
me.

En emi etarahthi i kardia mou.
My heart is troubled within me.
Emnisithin imeron arheon, emeletisa en I remember the days of old
pasi tis Ergis Sou, en piimasi ton
Hiron Sou emeleton.

meditate
Hands.

on

the

Works

and I
of Thy

Diepestasa

I

Tahi

Hear me speedily, O Lord, for my spirit

pros Se tas Hiras mou - i
psihi mou os gi anidros Si.
isakouson mou, Kyrie, exelipe to
pnevma mou.

stretch out my hands to Thee – my
soul thirsts for Thee like a waterless
land.
faints within me.

Mi apostepsis to Prosopon Sou ap’ emou, Turn

not Thy Sight from me, lest I
become like those who go down into
the pit.

ke omiothisome tis katavenousin is
lakkon.

Akouston piison mi to proi to Eleos Sou, Cause

me to hear Thy Mercy in the
morning, for I hope in Thee.

oti epi Si ilpisa.

Gnorison

mi, Kyrie, Odon, en i
porevsome, oti pros Se ira tin psihin
mou.

Instruct me in the Way wherein I should
walk, for I lift up my soul to Thee.

Exelou me ek ton ehthron Mou, Kyrie, oti Deliver

me from my enemies, O Lord,
for to Thee I flee for Refuge.

pros Se Katafigon.

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27.

PRAYERS

Kyrie Eleison (40)
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati,

Lord, have Mercy
✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton
eonon.

and to the Holy Spirit, now and
forever, and to the Ages of ages.

Amin
Tin Timioteran

ton Herouvim, ke
Endoxateran,
asingritos
ton
Seraphim, tin adiafthoros, Theon
Logon tekousan, tin onton Theotokon,
Se Megalinomen.

in Honour than the Cherubim,
and more Glorious beyond compare
than the Seraphim, Thou who
without stain bore God the Word and
art Theotokos, we Magnify.

En Onomati Kyriou Evlogison, Pater
In the Name of the Lord, O Father, Bless
Di’ evhon ton Agion Pateron imon, Kyrie PRIEST: Through the Prayers of our Holy
Amin

Fathers, Lord Jesus Christ our God,
have Mercy on us and Save us.
PEOPLE:

PRAYER

OF

Amen

Thee, Pater Pantokrator,
Kyrie Iie Monogenes, Iisou Hriste, ke
Agion Pnevma, mia Theotis, mia
Dynamis, eleison me ton amartolon,
ke is epistase krimasi, Soson me ton
anaxion doulon Sou, oti Evlogitos i, is
tous eonas ton eonon.

Amen

Thavmastos Symvoulos,

SIGN

OF THE

CROSS

O Father Almighty, O
Only Begotten Son, Lord Jesus
Christ, and Holy Spirit:
One
Godhead, One Power: have Mercy on
me, a sinner, and in Thy Knowing
Ways Save me, Thine unworthy
servants, for Thou art Blessed unto
Ages of Ages.

Pater

tou mellontos Eonos,
imon O Theos.

to our King and God.

✞Defte proskinisomen ke prospesomen ✞O come let us worship and bow down
Hristo to Vasili imon Theo.

to Christ, our King and God.

✞Defte proskinisomen ke prospesomen ✞O come let us worship and bow down
Afto, Hristo to Vasili ke Theo imon

before Christ Himself, our King and
our God.
OF

OF HEART

&

MIND

who seek My Soul.

Apostrafitosan

is
ta
opiso,
kateshinthitosan i voulomeni
kaka.

26.

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OF

ke
mi

May

those be turned back and
disgraced who plot evils against Me.

COMPLINE –

of the Age to come, for God is
with us.

Oti meth’ imon O Theos.

Ke

and to the Holy Spirit, for God is
with us!

nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

Amin.

Oti meth’ imon O Theos.

Now

and ever, and to the Ages of
ages.

Amen, for God is with us!

tin esperan, etoume, Sin ti nikti
anamartiton, parashou mi, Sotir, ke
Soson me.

✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

Thee, O Lord; and I ask of Thee to
grant me the evening and the night
without sin, O my Saviour, and Save
me.

✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit

Tin

imeran parelthon, doxologo Se,
Despota, tin esperan etoume, sin ti
nikti askandaliston, parashou mi,
Sotir, ke Soson Me.

Now that the day has gone by, I Glorify

nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

Now

Thee, O Master. I ask of thee to
grant me the evening and the night
without sin, O my Saviour, and Save
me

Ke

and ever, and to the Ages of
ages.

Amin
Amen
Tin imeral diavas, imnologo Se, Agie, tin Having traversed the day, I sing hymns
esperan,
etoume,
Sin
ti nikti
anepivoulon, parashou mi, Sotir, ke
Soson me.

to Thee, O Holy One. I ask of Thee
to grant me the evening and the
night free of plots, O my Saviour,
and Save me.

TROPARIA – TONE (6) PLAGAL 2

ASCENT

O Theos, is tin voithian Mou proshes.
O God, make haste to help Me.
Kyrie, is to voithise mi spefson.
Eshinthitosan ke entrapitosan zitountes May those be dishonoured and shamed
tin Psihin Mou.

God is with us.

Father

✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

PSALM 69/70
LORD JESUS CHRIST’S PRAYER

oti meth’

Mighty God, Master, Prince of Peace, for

LORD GOD

✞Defte proskinisomen ke prospesomen ✞O come let us worship and bow down
to Vasili imon Theo.

for God is with

Tin imeran dielthon, evharisto Si, Kyrie, Having passed the day, I give thanks to 

O Master God,

AND BOW DOWN EACH TIME TO OUR

Wonderful Counsellor,
us.

Ishiros, Exousiastis, Arhon Irinis,
oti meth’ imon O Theos.

THE PROSTRATIONS
THE

Name will be Called the Angel of
Great Counsel, for God is with us.

O Theos.

Amen

MAKE

oti meth’ imon

His

EVENING PRAYER

ST MARDARIOS 

Despota

kalite to Onoma Aftou, Megalis
Voulis Angelos, oti meth’ imon O
Theos.

Theos

Amen
Greater

Iisou Hriste O Theos, Eleison ke Soson
imas.

Ke

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I Asomatos fisis, ta Herouvim, asigitis Se As a bodiless nature, the Cherubim ever
imnis, Doxologi.

Glorify Thee with unceasing Hymns;

Exapteriga

Zoa - ta Seraphim - tes
apafstis fones Se, iperipsi.

And

the six-winged beings – the
Seraphim – also highly exalt Thee
with endless voice;

Ton Angelon te pasa i Stratia, Trisagiis The entire array of Angelic Hosts sings
Se Asmasin, evfimi.

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its praises of Thee with Thrice Holy
Hymns.

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15.

Pro

gar anton iparhis, O on Patir, ke
sinanarhon ehis, ton Son Iion.

Thou,

✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory

Ke

isotimon feron, Pnvema Zois, tis
tiados dikniis, to ameres.

And the equally honoured Spirit of Life;

Amin

Panagia

Parthene, Mitir Theou, i tou
Logou aftopte, ke ipourgi

Profiton

ke Martyron, pantes Hori, os
Athanton ehontes, tin Zoin.

Iper

panton resvevsate, ektenos,
pantes iparhomen, en dinis.

oti

Ina

planis risthentes, tou ponirou, ton
Angelon voisomen, tin odin.

O Father, existing before all
things, have Thy Son Unoriginate
with Thyself,

All Holy Virgin Mother of God and
Thou servants and witnesses of the
Word,

EVERYONE

Pater imon O en tis Ouranis, Agiasthito Our

inasmuch as we all are in dire straits;

So that all of us – freed from the deceit

✞ Oti Sou Estin i Vasilia ke i dinamis ke i

of the devil – may sing the Angelic
Hymn:

doxa tou Patros, ke tou Iou, ke tou
Agiou Pnevmatos, nin ke ai ke is tous
eonas ton eonon.

With

the Choirs of Prophets and
Martyred Saints, all of you who enjoy
Everlasting Life:

Intercede in great earnest on our behalf,

Holy, Holy, Holy, Thice-Holy Lord: have

Amin

Amen

Mercy on us and Save us.

Amin

ALL FAITHFUL CHRISTIANS MUST RECITE
CREED OR SYMBOL OF FAITH ALOUD:

Pistevo

is

ENA

THEON,

PATERA,

PANTOKRATORA,

Piitin Ouranou ke gis,
oraton te panton ke aoraton.

THE

I

TWELVE ARTICLES

OF THE

NICENE

believe in ONE GOD, THE FATHER
ALMIGHTY, Maker of Heaven and
earth, and of all things visible and
invisible;

Ke is ENA KYRION, IISOUN HRISTON TON ION And in ONE LORD JESUS CHRIST, THE ONLYTOU THEOU, TO MONOGENI,

ton ek tou
Patros Gennithenta pro panton ton
eonon. Fos ek Fotos, Theon alithinon,
ek Theou alithinou gennithenta, ou
piithenta, Omoousion to Patri, di Ou
ta Panta egeneto.

Ton

di imas tous anthropous ke dia tin
imeteran Sotirian katelthonta ek ton
Ouranon,
ke
sarkothenta,
ek
Pnevmatos Agiou ke Marias tis
Parthenou ke Enanthropisanta.

Stavrothenta

BEGOTTEN SON OF GOD,

Begotten of
the Father before all ages; Light of
Light, True God of True God,
Begotten, not made; one in Essence
with the Father, by Whom all things
were made:

te iper imon epi Pontiou
Pilatou ke panthonta ke tafenta...

And

Ke

Anastanta ti triti imera kata tas
Grafas.

And

Ke

anelthonta is tous Ouranous ke
Kathezomenon ek dexion tou Patros;

And ascended into Heaven, and sits at

Ke

palin erhomenon meta Doxis krine
zontas ke nekrous, Ou tis Vasilias ouk

And He shall come again with Glory to

16.

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OF

was crucified also for us under
Pontius Pilate, and suffered and was
buried…
on the third day He rose again,
according to the Scriptures…
the right Hand of the Father…

✞ For Thine is the Kingdom, the
Power and the Glory, ✞
of the
Father, and of the Son and of the
Holy Spirit, now and ever, and unto
the Ages of Ages.

PRIEST

OF

Amen

REPENTANCE

Eleison

Have

✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

imas, Kyrie, eleison imas. Pasis
gar apologias aporountes, taftin Si
tin ikesian os Despoti, i amartoli
prosferomen. Eleison imas.

mercy on us, O Lord have Mercy
on us. For with nothing to say in our
own defence, we sinners offer this
Supplication to Thee, our Master:
Have Mercy on us.
and to the Holy Spirit

Kyrie

eleison imas.
Epi Si gar
pepithamen.
Mi orgisthis imin
sfodra, mide mnisthis ton anomion
imon.
All’ epivlepson ken in os
evsplaghnos, ke litrose imas ek ton
ehthron imon. Si gar i Theos imon,
ke imis las Sou. Pantes to Onoma Sou
erga Hiron Sou, ke epikeklimetha.

Lord,

Ke

nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

Now

Who - for us men and for our Salvation
- came down from Heaven, and was
Incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the
Virgin Mary, and became Man…

Father Who art in Heaven:
Hallowed be Thy Name.
Thy
Kingdom come. Thy Will be done on
earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this
day our Daily Bread, and forgive us
our trespasses as we forgive those
who trespass against us. And lead
us not into temptation, but deliver
us from the evil one.

PEOPLE

THE TROPARION

THE NICENE CREED

PRAYS QUIETLY IN UNISON

to Onoma Sou, eltheto i Vasilia Sou,
genithito to Thelima Sou, os en
Ourano ke epi tis gis. Ton Arton
imon ton epiousion dos imin simeron.
Ke afes imin ta ofelimata imon, os ke
imis afiement tis ofiletes
imon. Ke
mi isenengis imas is pirasmon, alla
rise imas apo tou ponirou.

Agie,

Agie, Agie, Trisagie Kyrie, eleison
ke Soson imas.

Amen
OUR LORD’S PRAYER

thus Thou show that inseparable are
the Three.

O

to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit, Now and
forever, and unto the ages of ages.

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

Amin

have Mercy on us, for in thee we
trust. Be not greatly enraged with
us, nor remember our iniquities, but
look
upon
us
now,
being
Compassionate, and Deliver us from
our enemies, for Thou art our God
and we art Thy People – all of the
Work of Thy Hands – and now we
have invoked thy Name.
and ever, and to the Ages of
ages.

Amen
THEOTOKION

Tis

Evsplaghnias tin Pilin Anizon imin,
Evlogimeni Theotokos. Elpizontes is
Se, mi astohisomen. Risthiimen dia
Sou ton peristaseon. Si gar i i Sotiria,
tou genous ton Hristianon.

Open

the Gates of Compassion for us,
O Blessed Theotokos, for hoping in
Thee, let us not fail in our Aim.
Through Thee may we be Delivered
from adversities, for Thou art the
Salvation of Christians.

Judge the living and the dead;

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25.

Eplithinan

e anomie mou, Kyrie eplithinan e anomie mou, ke ouk imi
axios atenise, ke idin to Ipsos tou
Ouranou, apo tou plithous ton
adikion mou.

Multiplied

is my lawlessness, O Lord multiplied is my lawlessness - and I
am not worthy to fix my eyes to
behold the Heights of Heaven
because of the multitude of my
wrongdoings.

Katakamptomenos pollo desmo sidiro, is I
to mi ananefse tin kefalin mou - ke
ouk esti mi anesis.

Dioti

Ke

parorgisa ton Thimon Sou, ke to
poniron enopion Sou epiisa - mi piisas
to Thelima Sou, ke mi filaxas ta
prostagmata Sou.

For

nin, lino goni kardias, deomenos tis
para Sou Hristotitos.

And now,

Imartika,

Kyrie, imartika,
anomias mou ego ginosko.

ke

tas

I have provoked Thine Anger and
done evil against Thy Will - I have set
up abominations and multiple idols
before Thee.
I bow the knee of my heart,
begging Thy Goodness from Thee.

I have sinned, O Lord, I have sinned, and

Whose Kingdom shall have no end.

to
Ekporevomenon,

etoume deomenos: Anes mi, Kyrie,
anes mi, ke mi sinaplesis me tes
anomies mou, mide is ton eona
minisas tirisis ta kaka mi, mide
katadikasis me en tis katotatis tis Gis,
dioti Si i Theos Theos ton
metanoounton.
en emi dixis pasan tin Agathosinin
Sou, oti anaxion onta, Sosis me kata
to pli Eleos Sou.

I

tou
Patros
TO SIN PATRI KE IO

to lalisan dia ton Profiton.

Is

MIAN,
AGIAN,
KATHOLIKIN
APOSTOLIKIN EKKLISIAN.

Omologo

EN

VAPTISMA

in me, Thou wilt show Thy
Goodness, although I am unworthy,
and wilt Save me according to Thy
Great Mercy.

For

Amin.

Amen

all the Powers of Heaven Praise
Thee, and Thine is the Glory unto
the Ages.

O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios
Athanatos, Eleison imas

✞Holy

God,
Holy
Mighty,
Immortal; have Mercy on us [3]

Holy

✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

Amin
✞Panagia

Trias Eleison imas. Kyrie,
elas thiti tes amarties imon. Despota,
singhorison tas anomias imin. Agie
Ipiskepse, ke iase tas asthenias imon,
eneken tou Onomatos Sou.

Kyrie Eleison (3)

afesin

I Confess ONE BAPTISM for the remission
of sins.

Prosdoko ANASTASIN nekron.

I

Ke ZOIN TOU MELLONTOS EONOS.
Amin

And THE LIFE OF THE AGE TO COME.

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to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit, Now and
forever, and unto the ages of ages.

Amen.
✞ All Holy

Trinity, have Mercy on us.
Lord, Cleanse us from our sins.
Master, Pardon our iniquities. Holy
God, Visit and Heal our infirmities
for Thy Name’s sake.

Lord have mercy (3)
OF

COMPLINE –

look for THE RESURRECTION of the
dead.

Amen 

Panagia Despina Theotoke, presveve  O

All Holy Lady and Theotokos,
intercede for us sinners. (3)

iper imon ton amartolon. (3) 

Pase

e Ouranie Dynamis ton Agion
Angelon ke Arhangelon, presvevsate
iper imon ton amartolon. (2) 

All

you Heavenly Hosts of Holy
Angels and Archangels, intercede for
us sinners. (2) 

Agie Ioanni, Profita ke Prodrome, ke Saint

John the Baptist, Prophet and
Forerunner of our Lord Jesus Christ,
intercede for us sinners. (2)

Vaptista tou Kyriou imon Iisou
Hristou, presveve iper imon ton
amartolon (2) 

Agii Endoxi Apostoli, Profite, ke pantes Holy,
Agii, presvesate
amartolon. (2)

iper

imon

Glorious Apostles, Prophets,
Martyrs, and all Saints, intercede for
us sinners. (2)

ton 

Osii,

Theofori Pateres imon, Pimenes,
ke
Didaskali
tis
ikoumenis,
presvevsate iper imon ton amartolon.
(2) 

Devout,

God-bearing
Fathers,
Shepherds, and Teacher of the whole
world, intercede for us sinners. (2) 

(... O Agios tou Naou...) presveve iper 

(...Parish Patron Saint), intercede for
us sinners. (2) 

I

Invincible and Indestructible and
Divine Power of the Precious, Lifegiving Cross, do not abandon us
sinners (2)

aittitos, ke akatalitos, ke Thia
Dynamis tou Timiou ke Zoopiou
Stavrou, mi egkatalipis imas tous
amartolous. (2) 

O

Theos, ilasthiti imin tis amartolis.
(2) 

O 

O God, be Gracious to us

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sinners (2) 

O Theos, ilasthiti imin tis amartolis, ke O God, be Gracious to us sinners, and
eleison imas.

have Mercy on us.

TRISAGION PRAYERS

✞Agios

O Theos, Agios Ishiros, Agios
Athanatos, Eleison imas

✞Holy

God,
Holy
Mighty,
Immortal; have Mercy on us [3]

Holy

✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton

24.

I believe in ONE HOLY CATHOLIC
APOSTOLIC CHURCH.

AND

imon ton amartolon. (2)

TRISAGION PRAYERS

✞Agios

And

amartion.

And

I shall praise Thee continually all
the days of my life.

Se imni pasa i Dynamis ton
Ouranon, ke Sou estin i Doxa is tous
eonas ton eonon.

is

KE

INTERCESSORY PRAYERS

beseech Thee: forgive me, O Lord –
forgive me, and do not destroy me
because of my lawlessness; neither
reserve evils for me, nor be wrathful
forever; nor condemn me to the
lowest parts of the Earth, for Thou
art the Lord God – the God of those
who Repent.

Oti

LORD,

SIMPROSKINOUMENON KE SINDOXAZOMENON

Ke eneso Se dia pantos en tes imeres tis And
zois mou.

I believe in THE HOLY SPIRIT, THE
AND GIVER OF LIFE, Who
Proceeds from the Father, ✞ Who
together with the Father and the
Son is Worshipped and Glorified;
Who spoke by the Prophets.

ek

ZOOPION,

I know my lawlessness.

All’

Ke

am bent down with so many iron
chains that I shake my head over my
sins – neither do I have any relief.

este telos.

Ke is to PNEVMA TO AGION, TO KYRION, TO And

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COMPLINE –

to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit, Now and
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17.

eonon.

forever, and unto the ages of ages.

Amin
✞Panagia

Trias Eleison imas. Kyrie,
elas thiti tes amarties imon. Despota,
singhorison tas anomias imin. Agie
Ipiskepse, ke iase tas asthenias imon,
eneken tou Onomatos Sou.

Amen.
✞ All Holy

Trinity, have Mercy on us.
Lord, Cleanse us from our sins.
Master, Pardon our iniquities. Holy
God, Visit and Heal our infirmities
for Thy Name’s sake.

Kyrie Eleison (3)
Lord have mercy (3)
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati. ✞Glory to the Father,

and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit, Now and
forever, and unto the ages of ages.

Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

Amin

Amen

Apekrithi afto en Odo Ishios Aftou:

He

‘Kat’

‘In the beginning, O Lord, Thou founded

‘Tin
oligotita ton imeron Mou anangilon
mi; mi anagagis Me en imisi imeron
Mou; en genea geneon ta eti Sou.
arhas Si,
Kyrie, tin Gin
ethemeliosas, ke Erga ton Hiron Sou
isin i Ourani.

‘Afti apolounte, Si de diamenis,
pantes os Imation paleothisonte,
osi perivoleon elizis aftous
allagisonte.Si de O aftos i, k eta
Sou ouk eklipsousin.

EVERYONE

PRAYS QUIETLY IN UNISON

Father Who art in Heaven:
Hallowed be Thy Name.
Thy
Kingdom come. Thy Will be done on
earth as it is in Heaven. Give us this
day our Daily Bread, and forgive us
our trespasses as we forgive those
who trespass against us. And lead
us not into temptation, but deliver
us from the evil one.

to Onoma Sou, eltheto i Vasilia Sou,
genithito to Thelima Sou, os en
Ourano ke epi tis gis. Ton Arton
imon ton epiousion dos imin simeron.
Ke afes imin ta ofelimata imon, os ke
imis afiement tis ofiletes
imon. Ke
mi isenengis imas is pirasmon, alla
rise imas apo tou ponirou.

✞ Oti Sou Estin i Vasilia ke i dinamis ke i

‘They shall perish, and Thou shalt
remain, and all things shall grow old
like a garment, and like a cloak Thou
shalt change them, and they shall be
changed; but Thou art the same, and
Thy Years shall not fail.

‘I ii ton doulon Sou kataskinosousi, ke to
sperma
afton
is
ton
eona
katevthinthsete.’

‘The Children of Thy Servants shall
dwell there, and their Seed shall be
led to prosperity forever.’

Amin

OF THE

Fostison

tous ofthalmous mou, Hriste O
Theos, mipote ipnoso is Thanaton,
mipote ipi O ehthros ou: ‘Ishisa pros
afton!’

✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati

Amen

Illumine my eyes, O Christ my God, lest

✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
and to the Holy Spirit

Antiliptor

tis psihis mou, genou, O
Theos, oti meson diaveno pagidon
pollon, rise me ex afton, ke Soson me,
Agathe, os Filanthropos.

Ke

nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton
eonon.

Amin.

Now

and ever, and to the Ages of
ages.

Amen
THEOTOKION

Oti ouk ehomen parrisian,

dia tap olla
imon amartimata, Si ton ek Sou
gennithenta
disopison,
Theotoke

18.

THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

Si

gar i Kryios Ipsistos, Evsplaghnos,
Makrothimos,
ke
Polieleos,
ke
Metanoon epi kakias anthropon.

Si,

Kyrie, kata to plithos tis hristotitos
Sou epingilo Metanian, ke afesin tis
imartikosi Si, ke to plithi ton iktirmon
Sou orisas Metanian amartolis is
Sotirian.

Si

oun, Kyrie, O Theos ton Dinameon,
ouk ethou Metanian Dikeis - to
Avraam, ke Isaak, ke Iakov - tis ouh
imartikosi Si, all’ ethou metanian ep’
emi to amartolo, dioti imarton iper
arithmon psammou thalassis.

O God, be the Protector of my soul, for
I walk in the midst of many snares;
Deliver me from them and Save me,
O Gracious One, as a Good Friend of
mankind.

MANASSES, KING

imon, tou Avraam, ke Issak, ke Iakov,
ke tou Spermatos afton tou Dikeou, O
piisas ton Ouranon ke tin Gin Sin
panti to kosmo afton; O pedisas tin
thalassan to Logo tou prostagmatos,
Sou; O klisas tin Avisson, ke
Sfragisamenos aftin to Fovero ke
Endoxo Onomati Sou; on panta frissi
ke tremi apo prosopou tis Dinameos
Sou, oti astrektos i Megaloprepia tis
Doxis Sou, ke anipostatos i Orgi tis
epi amartlis Apilis Sou, ametriton te
ke anexihniaston to Eleos tis
epangelias Sou.

DAY – TONE 2
I sleep to Death; lest my enemy says:
‘I prevailed over him!’

OF

Kyrie Pantokratos, O Theos ton Pateron O

✞ For Thine is the Kingdom, the
Power and the Glory, ✞
of the
Father, and of the Son and of the
Holy Spirit, now and ever, and unto
the Ages of Ages.

PEOPLE

THE TROPARIA

THE PRAYER

PRIEST

doxa tou Patros, ke tou Iou, ke tou
Agiou Pnevmatos, nin ke ai ke is tous
eonas ton eonon.

the Earth, and the Heavens are the
Works of Thy Hands.

ke
ke
ke
eti

OUR LORD’S PRAYER

Pater imon O en tis Ouranis, Agiasthito Our

THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

JUDAH

Lord Almighty, the God of our
Fathers - of Abraham, Isaac, and
Jacob - and their Righteous Seed;
Who made Heaven and Earth with all
their ornamentation; Who set the
bounds of the sea by the Word of
Thy Command;
Who closed the
Abyss and Sealed it with Thy Fearful
and Glorious Name; before Whom
all things tremble and Fear because
of Thy Power, for the Majesty of Thy
Glory is unbearable, and the Wrath
of Thy Threats towards sinners
cannot be withstood;
yet Thy
Merciful Promise is Immeasurable
and Unsearchable.
art the Lord Most High, and are
Tenderhearted, Patient, extremely
Merciful, and Forgives the evils of
mankind.

Thou,

we have not standing because of
our many sins, urgently plead with
Him Who was Born of thee, O Virgin
TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

OF

Thou

Since

COMPLINE –

replied to Him in the Way of
Strength: ‘Declare to Me the fewness
of My Days; take Me not away in the
midst of My Days; Thy Years are
throughout all generations.

COMPLINE –

O Lord God of the Righteous,
have not appointed Repentance for
the Righteous – for Abraham, Isaac
and Jacob – who have not sinned
against
Thee,
but
Thou
has
appointed Repentance for me, a
sinner, beause I have sinned more
than the number of the grains of
sand on the seashore.

TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

23.

Arton Mou.

My Bread.

Apo

fonis tou stenagmou Mou, ekollithi
to Ostoun Mou ti Sarki Mou.

Because

of the sound of My groaning,
My Bones cleaved to My Flesh.

Omiothin Pelekani erimko, egenithin osi I have become like a Pelican in a desert;
Niktikorax en ikopedo; igripnisa ke
egenomin os Strouthion, monazon epi
domatos.

Olin

tin imeran onidizon Me i ehthri
Mou, ke i epenountes Me kat’ Emou
omnion, oti spodon osi arton efaon ke
to poma Mou meta klavthmou
ekirnon apo Prosopou tis Orgis Sou
ke tou Thimou Sou, oti eparas
katerraxas me.

I have become like an Owl in a
ruined house; I kept watch, and have
become like a Sparrow, alone on a
housetop.

My enemies reproached Me all day long,
and those who praised Me swore
against Me, for I ate ashes like bread,
and mixed My drink with tears
because of the Wrath of Thy
Countenance and Thy Anger; for
Thou lifted Me up and broke Me
down.

E imere Mou osi skia eklithisan, kago osi My

days were far spent like a shadow,
and I Am withered like grass.

hortos exiranthin.

Si

de, Kyrie, is ton eona menis, ke to
Mnimosinon Sou is genean ke
genean.

But

Thee, O Lord, remain forever, and
Thy
Remembrance
is
from
generation to generation.

Si Anastas iktirisis tin Sion, oti keros tou When

Thy Rise up, Thou shalt have
Compassion on Zion for it is time to
have Compassion on Her, since the
time has come.

ikterise Aftin, oti iki keros.

Oti
Ke

evdokisan i douli Sou tous lithous
Aftis, ke ton houn Aftis iktirisousi.

For

fovithisonte ta Ethni to Onoma Sou,
Kyrie, ke pantes i Vasilis tis Gis tin
Doxan Sou, oti ikodomisi Kyrios tin
Sion ke ofthisete en ti Doxi Aftou.

And the Gentiles shall Fear Thy

Thy servants took pleasure in Her
stones,
and
they
shall
have
compassion for Her dust.
Name,
Lord, and all the Kings of the Earth
Thy Glory; for the Lord shall build
Zion, and He shall be seen in His
Glory.

Epevlepsen epi tin prosevhin ton tapinon He regarded the

Prayer of the humble,
and He did not despise their
Supplication.

ke ouk exoudenose tin Deisin afton.

Grafito afti is genean eteran, ke laos O Let
ktizomenos enesi ton Kyrion,
exekipsen ex Ipsous Agiou Aftou.

oti

this be written for another
generation, and the people who are
created shall praise the Lord, for He
looked down from the Height of His
Holy Place.

Kyrios ex Ouranou epi tin Gin epevlepse The
tou akouse tou stenagmou ton
pepedimenon - tou lise tous iious ton
tethanatomenon, tou anangile en
Sion to Onoma Kyriou ke tin Enesin
Aftou en Ierousalim, en to sinahthine
laous epi to afto ke Vasilis tou
doulevin to Kyrio.

22.

THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

Lord looked upon the Earth from
Heaven, to hear the groaning of
those who are bound – to set free the
sons of the slain, to declare the
Lord’s Name in Zion, and His Praise
in Jerusalem, when the peoples and
the Kingdoms are gathered together
to serve the Lord.

COMPLINE –

TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

Parthen. Polla gar ishii deisis Mitros,
pros evmenian Despotou. Mi paridis
amartolon ikesias i pansemnos, oti
eleimon esti, ke sozin Dinamenos, O
ke
pathin
iper
imon,
sarki
katadexamenos.

Theotokos; for the pleadings of a
Mother have much weight towards
the Favour of the Master. Do not
overlook the pleas of us sinners, O
Most Venerable One, for He Who
condescended to suffer for us in the
Flesh is Merciful and has the Power
to Save us.

PRAYERS

Kyrie Eleison (40)
✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati,

Lord, have Mercy (40)
✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,

ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton
eonon.

and to the Holy Spirit, now and
forever, and to the Ages of ages.

Amin
Tin Timioteran

ton Herouvim, ke
Endoxateran,
asingritos
ton
Seraphim, tin adiafthoros, Theon
Logon tekousan, tin onton Theotokon,
Se Megalinomen.

Amen
Greater

in Honour than the Cherubim,
and more Glorious beyond compare
than the Seraphim, Thou who
without stain bore God the Word and
art Theotokos, we Magnify.

En Onomati Kyriou Evlogison, Pater
In the Name of the Lord, O Father, Bless
Di’ evhon ton Agion Pateron imon, Kyrie PRIEST: Through the Prayers of our Holy
Iisou Hriste O Theos, Eleison ke Soson
imas.

Amin

Fathers, Lord Jesus Christ our God,
have Mercy on us and Save us.
PEOPLE:

THE PRAYER

OF

Amen

ST BASIL

Kyrie,

Kyrie, O risamenos imas apo
pantos velous petomenou imeras,
Rise imas ke apo pantos pragmatos
en skoti diaporevomenou.

THE

GREAT

Lord, Lord, Who has Delivered us from
every arrow that flies by day, Deliver
us from anything that lurks about in
darkness.

Prosdexe Thisian esperinin, tas ton hiron Accept

the lifting of our hands as an
Evening Sacrifice.

imon eparsis.

Kataxioson

de imas ke to nikterinon
stadion
amemptos
dielthin,
apirastous kakon, ke litrose imas apo
pasis tarahis ke dilias, tis ek tou
diavolou imin prosginomenis.

Make us worthy to traverse the time of
night blamelessly, untouched by evil,
an
redeem
us
from
every
disturbance and fear caused by the
devil.

Harise

Grant

Kathiloson ek

Nail down our body with Thy Fear, and

tes psihes imon katanixin, ke tis
logismis imon merimnan tis en ti
fovera ke Dikea Sou krisi exetaseos.
tou Fovou Sou tas sarkas
imon, ke nekroson ta meli imaon tae
pi tis Gis, ina ke en ti kath’ ipnon
isihia emfedrinometha ti Theoria ton
krimaton Sou.

Apostison

de af imon pasan fantasia
aprepi, ke epithimian vlaveran.

THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

Contrition to our soul and
concern to our mind about the
Accounting at Thine Awesome and
Just Judgement.

deaden our earthly members, so that
even in the quiet of our slumber we
may
be
Enlightened
by
the
Contemplation of Thy Ordinances.

Keep

COMPLINE –

away from us every indecent
fantasy and harmful desire.

TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

19.

Dianastison

de imas en to kero tis
prosevhis estirigmenous en ti Pisti, ke
prokoptontas en tis Parangelmasi
Sou;  Evdokia ke Agathotiti tou
Monogenous Sou Iiou, meth’ ou
Evlogitos i, oun to Panagio, ke
Agatho, ke Zoopio Sou Pnevmati, nin,
ke ai, ke is tous eonas ton eonon.

Amin

amartion mou, ke pasas tas anomias
mou exalipson.

Awaken

us in the time of
Prayer,
rooted in the Faith, and thriving in
Thine Instructions;  through the
Good Will and Goodness of Thine
Only Begotten Son with Whom Thou
art Blessed, together with Thine All
Holy and Good and Life-giving Spirit,
both now and ever, and unto the
Ages of ages.

Kardian

katharan ktison en emi, O
Theos, ke pvevma evthes egkenison
en tis egkatis mou.

THE SIGN OF THE
FOLLOWS

CROSS

AND BOW DOWN EACH TIME TO OUR

✞Defte

Proskinisomen ke prospesomen
to Vasili imon Theo.

LORD GOD

AS

Apodos

✞Defte

✞O come let us Worship and bow down

✞Defte

✞O come let us Worship and bow down

Proskinisomen ke prospesomen
Hristo to Vasili imon Theo.
Proskinisomen ke prospesomen
Afto, Hristo to Vasili ke Theo imon.

PSALM 50/51
THE PSALM OF REPENTANCE

Epi

plion plinon me apo tis anomias
mou, ke apo tis amartias mou
katharison me Oti tin anomie mou
ego ginosko, ke i amartia mou
enopion mou esti diapantos.

Thy Great Mercy. And according to
the abundance of Thy Compassion
blot out my transgression.

Deliver

Kyrie

O

me ex ematon, O Theos - O Theos
tis Sotirias mou, Agalliasete i glossou
mou tin Dikeosinin Sou.

ta hili mou anixis, ke to stoma
mou aanangeli tin Enesin Sou.

Oti

behold: I was conceived in
transgressions; and in sins my
mother bore me.

amarties ekissise me i mitir mou.

Idou:

gar Alithian Igapisas. Ta adila ke
ta krifia tis Sofias Sou edilosas mi.

Pantiis

me Issopo, ke katharisthisome plinies
me,
ke
iper
hiona
levkanthisome.

Akoutiis

mi Agalliasin ke Evfrosinin,
Agaliasonte ostea tetapinomena.

Apostrepson
20.

to Prosopon Sou apo tin

THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

Behold: Thou Love Truth.

Thou showed
me the unknown and secret things
of Thy Wisdom.

Thou

shalt sprinkle me with Hyssop,
and I will be cleansed - Thou shalt
wash me, and I will be whiter than
snow.

Thou

shalt make me hear Joy and
Gladness – my bones that were
humbled shalt greatly Rejoice.

Turn Thy Sight away from my sins, and

COMPLINE –

TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

Lord, Thou will open my lips, and
my mouth will declare Thy Praise.

Thisia to Theo, pnevma sintetrimmenon

A

if Thou had desired Sacrifice, I
would give it – Thou will not be
pleased with Whole Burnt Offerings.
Sacrifice to God is a broken spirit a broken and humbled heart God
will not despise.

-

kardian sintetrimmenin ke
tetapinomenin,
O
Theos,
ouk
exoudenosi.

Agathinon,

Kyrie, en ti Evdokia Sou tin
Sion,
ke
ikodomithito
ta
tihi
Ierousalim - tote Evdoisis Thisian
Dieosinis, Anaforan ke Olokaftomata
- tote anisousin epi to Thisiastirion
Sou moshous.

Thee only have I sinned, and
done evil in Thy Sight: that Thou
may be Justified in Thy Words, and
may overcome at Thy Judgement.

Idou : gar en anomies sovelifthin, ke en For

me from blood-guiltiness, O
God - the God of my Salvation, and
my tongue shall greatly Rejoice in
Thy Righteousness.

For

Si mono imarton, ke to poniron enopion Against
Sou epiisa. Opos an Dikeothis en tis
Logis Sou, ke nikisis en to Krinesthe
Se.

will teach transgressors Thy Ways,
and the ungodly shall turn back to
Thee.

an:

i ithelisas thisian, edoxa
Olokaftomata ouk evdoxisis.

Wash

me thoroughly
from
my
lawlessness, and cleanse me from
my sin. For I know my iniquity, and
my sin is always before me.

and Uphold me with Thy Guiding
Spirit.

Rise

Eleison me, O Theos kata to Mega Eleos Have mercy on me, O God, according to
Sou, ke kata to plithos ton iktrmon
Sou exalipson to anomima mou.

Restore to me the Joy of Thy Salvation,
I

anomous tas Odous Sou, ke
asevis api Se apistrepsousi.

to Christ, our King and God.
before Christ Himself, our King and
our God.

not cast me away from Thy
Presence, and do not take Thy Holy
Spirit from me.

Didazo

✞O come let us Worship and bow down
to our King and God.

and

renew a right spirit within me.

ke to Pnevma Sou to Agion mi
antanelis ap emou.

THE PROSTRATIONS
MAKE

A clean heart create in me, O God,

Mi aporripsis me apo tou Prosopou Sou, Do
mi tin Agalliasin tou Sotiriou
Sou, ke Pnevmati Igemoniko Stirixon
me.

Amen

blot out all my transgressions.

Do Good, O Lord in Thy Good Pleasure
to Zion, and let the walls of
Jerusalem be built – then Thou will
be pleased with a Sacrifice of
Righteousness, with Offerings, and
Whole Burnt Offerings – then shall
they offer on Thine Altar young
bullocks.

PSALM 101/102
THE SUPPLICATION

OF OUR

LORD JESUS CHRIST

TO

GOD

THE

FATHER

Kyrie,

isakouson tis prosevhis Mou, ke i
kravgi Mou pros Se eltheto.

Hear My Prayer, O Lord, and let My cry

Mi

apostrepsis to Prosopon Sou ap’
Emou.

Do not turn Thy Sight from Me.

En i an imera thlivome,

come to Thee.

klinon pros Me

In

the day when I Am afflicted, incline
Thine Ear to Me.

i an imera epikalesome Se, tahi
epakouson Mou, oti exelipon osi
kapnos e imere Mou, ke ta Osta Mou
osi frigion sinefrigisan.

In

the day when I call upon Thee, hear
Me quickly, for My days vanish like
smoke, and My Bones burn up like
firewood.

to ous Sou.

En

Epligin

osi hortos ke exiranthi i Kardia
Mou, oti epelathomin tou fagin tou
THE HOLY SERVICE

OF

I was cut down like grass and My Heart

COMPLINE –

became withered, for I forgot to eat
TUESDAY 3 MARCH 2015

21.

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