Vous êtes sur la page 1sur 8

Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria & All Africa

Archdiocese of Good Hope

Vespers Hymns
By the Grace of God
U SED TOGE TH ER WITH TH E S E RV IC E B OOK

COMPILED, ADAPTED, EDITED & PRINTED


BY MARGUERITE PAIZIS
ARCHONDISSA & TEACHER BY DIVINE GRACE
15 June 2019
GREEK ORTHODOX PATRIARCHATE OF ALEXANDRIA & ALL AFRICA

Saturday of the Souls


ARCHDIOCESE OF GOOD HOPE
HOLY CHURCH OF THE DORMITION OF THE MOTHER OF GOD
PORT ELIZABETH

MARGUERITE.PAIZIS@GMAIL.COM F OREFE AST OF H OLY P E NTEC OST

OR DOWNLOAD DIRECTLY FROM


HTTP://WWW.SCRIBD.COM/WRITERS4574 Also the Feast of St Amos, Holy Prophet of God –
St Achaikos & St Stefana, Holy Apostles of Christ –
PUBLISHED - 30 APRIL 2019 St Hieronimos of Stidon – St Augustinos, Bishop of
Hippo – St Jonah, Metropolitan of Moscow – St
Gregory & St Cassianos, Abbots of Avnezh
Monastery, Vologda – St Modestos & St
Crescentia of Lucania – St Doulas of Cilicia – St
Doulas the Passion-Bearer of Egypt - St Teodore
the Sykeote (Relics) – St Lazaros the Great Royal
Martyr of Serbia – St Ephraim the Bulgarian,
Patriarch of Serbia – St Michael, First Metropolitan of Kiev – St Theophanes of
Roslavl Forests

Our Eternal Gratitude to Pater Seraphim Dedes & all the others
for the Greek & English texts that make our Worship much easier
to understand, to participate and to appreciate.
Please support them whenever possible.
Glory to God for His Great Mercy!
www.agesinitiatives.com

NOT FOR MATERIAL PROFIT

16. V E S P E R S H Y M N S – S A T U R D A Y OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019


O ton Thanaton katapatisas, ton de Thou hast trampled down Death,
diavolon katargisas ke zoin to kosmo and hast abolished the power of the
Sou dorisamenos, aftos, Kyrie, devil, granting Life to Thy World.

Vespers Hymns – Saturday of the Souls


anapafson ke tas psihas ton Grant Rest to the souls of Thy
kekimimenon doulon Sou, Vasileon, departed servants: Emperors,
Patriarhon, Arhierereon, Iereon, Patriarchs, Bishops, Priests, Deacons,
KINDLY USE THE SERVICE BOOK UNTIL THIS POINT, THEN CAREFULLY FOLLOW Ieromonahon, Ierdiakonon, Monahon, Hieromonks, Deacon-monks, Monks
INSTRUCTIONS WITH REGARD TO THESE HYMNS Monazouson ke panton ton apo and Nuns – all Pious Orthodox
H Y MNOF THE EV ENING INCE NSE
peraton eos peraton tis ikoumenis Christians who have Fallen Asleep in
THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND kekimimenon efsevos Orthodoxon the Hope of Resurrection unto Life
PSALM 140/141 – TONE 2 Hristianon, Pateron, Propatoron, Everlasting, from all the ends of the
appon, propappon, goneon, sizigon, world – Father, Forefathers,
Kyrie ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson mou. Lord, I cry out to Thee: hearme, teknon adelphon ke singenon imon Grandparents, Great Grandparents,
Isakouson mou, Kyrie. Kyrie, O Lord! O Lord, when I cry en topo fotino, en topo hloero, en parents, spouses, children, siblings,
ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson mou, out to Thee, hear me! Hear topo anapsixeos, entha apedra odini, and all our relatives. Grant them
proshes ti foni tis deiseos mou, en to my voice, when I cry out to lipi ke stenagmos. Pan amartima to Rest in a Place of Light, in a Place of
kekragene me pros Se, isakouson Thee! Hear me, O Lord! par’ afton prahthen, en logo i ergo i Repose, in a Place of Refreshment –
mou Kyrie. diavia, os Agathos ke Filanthropos where there is no pain, no sorrow
Katevthinthito i prosevhi mou os Let my Prayer rise before Thee Theos, sighorison, oti ouk Estin and no suffering. As a Good and
anthropos, os zisete epi tis Gis ke ouh Loving God, Forgive every sin they
thimiama enopion Sou. Eparsis ton like incense - the lifting up of
amarisi. Si gar monos ektos have committed in thought, in word
hiron mou Thisia Esperini. Isakouson my hands as the Evening Sacrifice.
amartias iparhis. I Dikeosini Sou and in deed, for there is no one who
mou Kyrie! Hear me, O Lord!
Dikeosini is ton eona ke O Logos Sou lives and yet is sinless. Thou alone
P ENTE COSTARION – S TIHE RA - M ARTYRS – T ONE (6) P L AGAL 2
Alithia. art without sin. Thy Righteousness
Ean anomias paratirisis, Kyrie, Kyrie, If Thou, O Lord, should mark is an Everlasting Righteousness, and
tis ipostisete? Oti para Si O ilasmos transgression, O Lord, who would Thy Word is Truth.
estin. stand? For there is Forgiveness
with Thee. Tou Kyriou deithomen. PR IEST Let us pray to the Lord.
I Martyres Sou Kyrie, ouk irnisanto Se, Thy Martyrs did not renounce Thee, O Kyrie Eleison P E O P L E Lord have mercy (3)
ouk apestisan apo ton Entolon Sou, Lord, nor did they deviate from Thy
✞Oti Si i i Anastasis, i Zoi ke i Anapafsis P R I E S T ✞ For Thou art the Resurrection,
tes afton Presvies, eleison imas. Commandments. By their
Intercessions, have mercy on us. panton ton kekimimenon efsevos the Life and the Repose of all
Orthodoxon Hristainon, Hriste O Departed Faithful Orthodox
Eneken tou Onomatos Sou ipemina Se, Because of Thy Law, O Lord, I waited Theos imon, k Si tin Doxan Christians, O Christ our God, and to
Kyrie; Ipeminen i psihi mou is ton for Thee; my soul waited for Thy anapempomen Sin to Anarho Sou Thee we give Glory: with Thine
Logon Sou, ilpisen i psihi mou epi Word. My soul Hopes in the Lord. Patri ke to Panagio, Ke Agatho ke Eternal Father, and Thine All Holy,
ton Kyrion. Zoopio Sou Pnevmati, nin ke ai ke is Good and Life-giving Spirit, now and
I martyrisantes dia Se Hriste, pollas They who Witnessed for Thee, O Christ, tou eonas ton Eonon. forever, and unto the Ages of ages.
vasanous ipeminan, ke telion endured many tortures, and in Amin Amen
apelavon, ton stefanon en Ouranis, Heaven finally received the Crown of
ina presvevosin iper ton psihon imon. Glory, that they might Intercede on Eonia i mnim! Eonia i Mnimi! Eonia Eternal be their Memory! Eternal be
behalf of our soul. afton i Mnimi! (3) their Memory! May their Memory
be Eternal! (3)
Apo Filaktis proias mehri niktos, apo From the morning watch until night; DISMISSAL BLESSINGS 
filakis proias, elpisato Israil epi ton from the morning watch until night
Kyrion. – let Israel Hope in the Lord.
I Athlofori Martyres, ke Ouranopolite, The Prize-winning Martyrs and Citizens
epi gis athlisantes, pollas vasanous of Heaven, contended on Earth, and
ipeminan, Presvies Kyrie, ke evhes endured many tortures. By their
afton, pantas imas diafilazon. Intercessions and Prayers, O Lord,
preserve us all.

2. V E S P E R S H Y M N S – S A T U R D A Y OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019 VESPERS HYMNS – SATURDAY OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019 15.
i Agii Sou anapafonte, anapafson tas Saints Repose, grant Rest also to the P ENTE COSTARION - S TIHE RA - THE R E POSED – TO NE (8) P L AGAL 4
psihas ton doulon Sou, oti Monos soul of Thy servants, for Thou alone Oti para to Kyrio to Eleos ke polli par For with the Lord there is Mercy, and
Iparhis Athanatos. art Immortal.
afto Litrosis. Ke aftos Litrosete ton with Him is Abundant Redemption;
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, Israil ek pason ton anomion aftou. and He will Redeem Israel from all
and to the Holy Spirit his transgressions.
Si i O Theos imon, O katavas is Edin, ke Thou art our God Who descended into Ton ap’ eonos simeron nekron, apanton As we, the Faithful, observe today the
tas odinas lisas ton pepedimenon, Hades, and loosened the pains of kat’ onoma, meta Pisteos zisanton memory of the dead from the
aftos ke tas psihas ton doulon Sou, those who were chained. Grant Rest, evsevos, mnimin telountes i Pisti, ton beginning, all by name, those who
Soter, anapafson. also, O Saviour, to the soul of Thy Sotira ke Kyrion, animnisomen, lived with Faith and True Belief, let
servants. etountes ektenos, toutous en ora tis us extol our Lord and Saviour,
kriseos, apologian Agathin, doune Entreating Him, that they offer a
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
afto to Theo imon, to pasan krinonti Good Defence in the Hour of
eonon. ages.
tin Gin, tis dexias aftou parastaseos Judgement to our God, Who Judges
Amin Amen tihontas en hara, en meridi Dikeon, the entire Earth, and that they come
ke en Agion kliro fotino, ke axious to stand at His Right Hand in Joy, in
Is tin katapafsin Sou, Kyrie, opou pantes Within Thy Peace, O Lord, where all Thy genesthe, tis Ouraniou Vasilias Aftou. the Portion of the Righteous, in the
i Agii Sou anapavonte, anapafson tas Saints Repose, grant Rest also to the
Bright Inheritance of the Saints, and
psihas ton doulon Sou, oti Monos soul of Thy servants, for Thou alone
that they be counted worthy of His
Iperhis Athanatos. art Immortal.
Heavenly Kingdom.
M E M ORIAL D ISM ISSAL P RAYE RS
Enite ton Kyrion panta ta Ethni! Praise the Lord, all Gentiles! Praise
Eleison imas, O Theos, kata to Mega Have Mercy on us, O God, according to Epenesate Afton pantes i Lai! Him, all you people!
Eleos Sou, deometha Sou, epakouson Thy Great Mercy; we pray Thee: hear
ke eleison. us and have Mercy on us. O to ikio Emati Sotir, vrotous O Saviour, Thou purchased us mortals
ekpriamenos, ke Thanato Sou, with Thy Blood, and by Thy Death
Kyrie Eleison (3) PEO PLE Lord have mercy (3) Thanatou tou pikrou, eklitrosamenos Delivered us from bitter Death, and
Eti deometha iper Makarias mnimis ke P R I E S T Again, we pray for the Blessed imas, ke zoin tin eonion, parashon ti granted us Life Everlasting by Thy
eoniou anapafseos panton ton ep’ Memory and Eternal Repose of all Anastasi Sou imin, pantas anapafson Resurrection. We pray Thee, O Lord,
Elpidi anastaseos Zois eoniou Pious Orthodox Christians who have Kyrie, tous kimithentas efsevos, i en to grant Repose to all who in True
kekimimenon efsevos Orthodoxon Fallen Asleep in the Hope of erimis, i polesin, i en thalassi, i en Gi, Faith have died, in deserts or in
Hristainon, Vasileon, Patriarhon, Resurrection unto Life Everlasting: i en panti topo, Vasilis te, Ieris, cities, on land or at sea, or anywhere,
Arhiereon, Iereon, Ieromonahon, Emperors, Patriarchs, Bishops, Arhieris, Monastas ke Migadas, en be they Kings, Priests, Bishops,
Ierodiakonon, Monahon, Pateron, Priests, Deacons, Hieromonks, ilikia pasi pangeni, ke Axioson aftous, Ascetics and Monastics, of every age
Propatoron, Pappon, propappon, Deacon-Monks, Monks, Nuns, Father, tis Ouraniou Vasileias Sou. and of every Nation, and count them
goneon, sinzigon, teknon, Adelphon Forebears, Grandparents, Great worthy of Thy Heavenly Kingdom.
ke singenon imon ek ton ap’ Arhis ke Grandparents, Parents, Spouses, Oti ekrateothi to Eleos Aftou ef’ imas, For His Mercy rules over us; and the
mehri ton eshaton, ke iper tou Children, Siblings, and all our ke i alithia tou Kyriou meni is ton Truth of the Lord endures forever.
sighorithine aftis pan ilimmelima relatives – from the beginning until eona.
ekousion te ke akousion. the end of time; and for the
Forgivenesss of all their sins, both Ti ek nekron egersi Sou Hriste, ouketi O O Christ, by Thy Resurrection from the
voluntary and involuntary. Thanatos, kirievi ton Thanonton dead, Death has no dominion over
efsevos. Dio etoumen ektenos, tous those who die in True Faith.
Kyrie Eleison (3) PEO PLE Lord have mercy (3) Sous doulous anapafson, en avles Therefore, we earnestly Entreat Thou
Opos Kyrios O Theos taxi tas psihas PR IEST May the Lord God placetheir Sou, ke en kolpis Avraam, tous ex, grant Repose in Thy Courts, in the
afton entha i Dikei anapafonte. Ta souls where the Righteous Repose. Adam mehri simeron, latrevfantas Si Bosom of Abraham, to Thy servants
elei tou Theou, tin Vasilian ton Let us ask for the Mercies of God, Katharos, Pateras ke adelfous imon, who have worshipped Thee purely
Ouranon, ke afesin ton afton the Kingdom of Heaven, and the filous omou ke singenis, apanta from the days of Adam until now –
amartion para Hristo to Athanato Forgiveness of their sins from Christ anthropon, ta tou viou litourgisanta our Fathers and Brethren, friends
Vasili ke Theo imon etisometha. our Immortal King and God. Pistos, ke pros Se metastanta, and relatives, and every human
poliidos, ke politropos O Theos, ke being who has live this Life
Parashou, Kyrie! PEO PLE Grant this O Lord. Axioson toutous, tis Ouraniou Vasilias Faithfully, and who has passed on to
Sou. Thee in various ways, O God, and
Tou Kyriou deithomen. PR IEST Let us pray to the Lord. count them worthy of Thy Heavenly
Kingdom.
Kyrie Eleison PEO PLE Lord have mercy
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the
O Theos ton pnevmaton ke pasis sarkos, P R I E S T O God of spirits, and of all flesh, Son, and to the Holy Spirit

14. V E S P E R S H Y M N S – S A T U R D A Y OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019 VESPERS HYMNS – SATURDAY OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019 3.
P ENTE COSTARION - I D IOM EL ON – TO NE (8) P L AGAL 4 Orthodoxon Hristianon. Orthodox Christians
Thrino ke odirome, otan ennoiso ton I grieve and I lament when I think about Kyrie Eleison (3) PEO PLE Lord have mercy (3)
thanaton, ke ido en tis tafis kimenin, Death, and when I see the Beauty
tin kat’ ikona Theou, plasthisan imin that God made for us in His Image,
Eti deometha iper tou (Arhiepatrikou PR IEST Again, let us pray for our
Vathmou) imon (tou dinos.) Archbishop ---
oreotita, amorfon, adoxon, mi lying formless in the grave, without
ehousan idos, O tou Thavmatos! Ti Glory and unsightly. Amazing! Kyrie Eleison (3) PEO PLE Lord have mercy (3)
to peri imas, touto gegone mystirion, What is this Mystery that happened
pos paredothimen ti fthora? Pos to us? How were we given over to
Eti deometha iper ton Adelphon imon PR IEST Again, let us pray
for our
ton Iereon, Ieromonahon, Brethren, the Priests, Hieromonks,
sinexevhthimen to thanato? Ontos decay and coupled with Death?
Ierodiakonon ke Monahon, ke pasis Deacons and Monastics, and all our
Theou prostazi, os gegrapte, tou Indeeed, as it is written, this is all by
tis en Hristo imon Adelphotitos. Brotherhood in Christ
parehontos tis metastasi tin the Command of God, Who grants
anapafsin. Repose to those who have passed Kyrie Eleison (3) PEO PLE Lord have mercy (3)
away. Again, let us pray for Mercy,
Eti deometha iper Eleous, Zois, Irnis, PR IEST
Life, Peace, Health, Salvation,
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of igias, Sotirias, Eiskepseos, sighoriseos
Visitation, Forgiveness and
eonon. ages. ke afeseos ton amartion ton doulon
Remission of sins of all Pious and
Amin Amen tou Theou, panton ton Efseon ke
Orthodox Christians, living and
Orthodooxan Hristianon, ton
T H E OTOKION – T ONE (6) P L AGAL 2 visiting in this city, the Parishioners,
katikounton ke parepidimounton en
the members of the Parish Council,
Tis mi Makarisi Se, Panagia Parthene? Who will not call Thee “Blessed,” O Most ti (poli, komi), tafti, ton enoriton,
and every Ministry of this Parish,
Tis mi animnisi Sou ton alohevton Holy Virgin? Who will not sing Praises epitropon, sindromiton ke afieroton
and the Donors and Benefactors of
Tokon? O gar ahronos ek Patros of Thy Wondrous Birth-giving? For tou Agiou Naou toutou.
this Holy Church.
eklampsas Iios Monogenis, O aftos the Only Begotten Son, timelessly Kyrie Eleison (3) PEO PLE Lord have mercy (3)
ek Sou tis Agnis proilthen, afrastos having Shone forth from the Father,
sarkothis, fisi Theos iparhon, ke fisi came forth from Thee who art Pure. Eti deometha iper ton Makarion ke
PR IEST Again, let us pray for the
genomenos anthopos di’ imas, ouk is And, having been Ineffably made Aidimon Ktitoron tis Agias Ekklisias
Blessed and Ever Memorable
diada prosopon temnomenos, all’ en Flesh, He, Who by Nature is God, for taftis, ke iper panton ton
Founders of this Holy Temple, and
diadi fiseon, asighitos our sake became also by Nature, Man proananpafsamenon Pateron ke
for all our Father, Mothers, Brothers,
gnorizomenos. Afton iketeve, semni – not in two divided Persons, in in two Adelphon imon, ton enthade efsevos,
and Sisters who Repose here in the
Pammakariste, Eleithine tas psihas Natures without confusion. O kimenon, ke apantahou Orthodoxon.
Lord, and for Orthodox Christians
imon. Honoured and All Blessed, Beseech everywhere...
Him to have Mercy on our soul. Kyrie Eleison (3) PEO PLE Lord have mercy (3)
THERE IS NO ENTRANCE BUT WE SING
“FOS ILARON...”  Eti deometha iper ton karpoforounton ke PR IEST Again, let us pray
for those
M E M ORIAL P ROKEIME NON – T ONE (8) P L AGAL 4 alliergounton en to Agio ke pansepto
who do Charitable Works, for those
Nao touto, kopionton, psallonton ke
✶Allilouia! Allilouia! Allilouia! ✶ Alleluia! Alleluia! Alleluia! who serve in this Holy Temple, for
iper tou periestotos laou, tou
those who Labour, Teach and Chant,
Makarii ous exelexo ke proselavou, Blessed art those whom Thou hast aekdehomenou to para Sou mega ke
and for all the people here present
plousion Eleos.
Kyrie✶ Chosen and Received, O Lord!✶ who await Thy Great and Rich Mercy.
Ke to mnimosinon afton is genean ke And their Memorial abides from Kyrie Eleison (3) PEO PLE Lord have mercy (3)
genean.✶ generation to generation!✶ Oti Eleimon ke Filanthropos Theos
PR IEST For Thou art a Mercifuland
iparhis, ke Si tin Doxan
Loving God, and to Thee we give
FERVENT SUPPLICATIONS  anapempomen, ✞ to Patri ke to Iio ke
Glory: ✞ to the Father, and to the
PENTECOSTARION - APOSTICHA –HOLY MARTYRS - TONE (6) PLAGAL 2 to Agio Pnevmati, nin ke ai ke is tous
Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and
eonas ton eonon.
O Stavros Sou, Kyrie, tis Martysi Thy Cross, O Lord, became for the forever, and unto the Ages of ages.
gegonen, oplon aittiton. Evlepon gar Martyrs, an Invincible Weapon, for Amin PEO PLE Amen
ton prokimenon Thanaton, ke they beheld Death awaiting them,
M E M ORIAL HY M N
provlepontes tin mellousan Zoin, ti and yet they foresaw the Life to
Elpidi ti is Se enedinamounto. Afton come, and thus, by their Hope in Meta pnevmaton Dikeon, teteliomenon, Among the spirits of the Righteous,
tes paraklisesin, eleison imas. thee, they were Strengthened. By tas psihas ton doulon Sou, Soter Perfected in Faith, grant rest, O
their Supplications, have Mercy on anapafson, filatton aftas, is tin Saviour, to the soul of Thy servants.
us. makarian zoin, tin para Si Bestow upon them the Blessed Life,
Filanthrope. which is from Thee, O Loving Lord.
Is tin katapafsin Sou, Kyrie, opou pantes Within Thy Peace, O Lord, where all Thy
4. V E S P E R S H Y M N S – S A T U R D A Y OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019 VESPERS HYMNS – SATURDAY OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019 13.
eonon. ages. MEMORIAL APOSTICHA – THE REPOSED – TONE (6) PLAGAL 2

Amin Amen E psihe afton en Agathis avlisthisonte. Their souls shall dwell among Good
T H E OTOKION Things.

Skinin Agian Agni ginoskomen, ke O Pure One, we know Thee as the Etimisas Ikoni Sou, to ton hiron Sou O Saviour, Thou Honoured the Work of
Kivoton ke Plaka Se tou Nomou tis Tablet of the Law of Grace, the Holy Soter plastourgima, Zografisas en Thy Hands by Thine Image, depicting
Haritos. Dia Sou gar afesis dedorite Tabernacle and Sacred Ark. For iliki morfi, tis noeras ousias to the Likeness of the Noetic Essence in
tis dedikeomenis, dia tou Ematos tou through Thee to those who have omioma, is ke kinonon me katestisas, material form. Thou gave me to
Somtothentos, ek tis Sis gastros been Justified by the Blood of te One themenos ton epi gis katarin me to participate in it, by setting me to
Panamome. Who became Incarnate from Thy aftexousio Loge. Dio Soter tous rule, using free will over things on
Womb, has been granted Absolution, doulos Sou, en hra zonton, en skines Earth, O Word. Therefore, O Saviour,
O All Blameless One. Dikeon anapafson. grant Rest to Thy servants, in the
H IE RM OS
Land of the Living, where the
Righteous dwell.
Theon anthropis idin adinaton, on ou For mankind to behold God it is Makarii ous exelexo ke proselavou, Blessed art those whom Thou hast
tolma Angelon atenise ta tagmata, impossible, for even the Angelic Kyrie. Chosen and Received, O Lord:
dia Sou de Panagne orathi vrotis, Hosts dare not to gaze upon Him.
Logos sesarkomenos, on But through Thee, O All Pure Maiden, Ina mi to axioma tis ton lipon zois Thou planted a Garden in Eden,
Megalinontes, Sin tes Ouranies the Logos Appeared Incarnate to diakrinite, kipon en ti Edem, pantiis decorated with every kind of plant,
Straties, Se Makarizomen. mortals. Him do we Magnify, and oraismenon fitis efitefsas, lipis ke and free from any sorrow and care.
together with the Heavenly Hosts, we meimnis eleftheron, metohon Thisas And Thou set me in it, as a Partaker
T RISAGION P RAYE RS  pronounce Thee “Blessed.” zois, isangelon epi gis mikton me of Divine Life, a mixed being, living
M E M ORIAL AP OLY TIKION - T ONE (8) P L AGAL 4 taxas, Dio Soter tous doulous Sou, en on Earth, and a Peer of Angels. Thou
hora Zonton, en skines Dikeon did all this sos that I might
O vathi Sofias Philanthropos, panta O Only Creator Who out f Love for anapafson. distinguish how much higher this
ikonomon, ke to simferon asin mankind arrange all things with Life is from that of all others.
aponemon mone Dimiourge, Depth of Wisdom, and impart to all Therefore, O Saviour, grant Rest to
anapafson Kyrie tas psihas ton what is Beneficial, O Lord, grant Thy servants, in the Land of the
doulon Sou. En Si gar tin Elpida Repose to the soul of Thy servants. Living, where the Righteous dwell.
anethento, to Piiti ke Plasti ke Theo For they have placed their Hope in
imon... Thee, our Creator, and Fashioner,
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
and God... and to the Holy Spirit

✞ Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, Arhi mi ke ipostasis, to plastourgon Sou Thy Creative Command was my
and to the Holy Spirit, gegone prostagma. Voulithis gar ex beginning, and real existence; for
aoratou te ke orates, zoon me simpixe wishing to construct me as a living
En Si gar tin Elpida anethento, to piiti For they have placed their Hope in fiseos, githen mou to soma dieplasas, creature from both visible and
ke Plasti, ke Theo imon. Thee, our Creator, and Fashioner, deokas de mi psihin, ti Thia Sou ke invisible natures, Thou fashioned my
and God. oopio empnefsi. Dio Sotir tous body from earth, and Thou gave me
Ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton Now and forever, and to the Ages of doulous Sou, en hora zonton, en a soul by Thy Divine and Life-giving
eonon. ages. skines Dikeon anapafson. Breath. Therefore, O Saviour, grant
Rest to Thy servants, in the Land of
Amin Amen the Living, where the Righteous
T H E OTOKION dwell.
Se ke Tihos ke Limena ehomen, ke We have Thee as a Fortress, and a Port, Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
presvin evprosdekton, pros on etekes and an acceptable Intercessor with eonon. ages.
Theon, Theotoke Animfevte, ton God, Whom Thou bore, O Unwed Amin Amen
Piston i Sotiria. Theotokos, the Salvation of the
THEOTOKION – TONE (6) PLAGAL 2
Faithful.
T H E M EM ORIAL P E TITIONS Presvies tis Tekousis Se, Hriste ke ton O Christ, at the Entreaties of Her who
Martyron Sou, Apostlon Profiton bore Thee, and of all the Saints, of
Eleison imas O Theos, kata to Mega PR IEST Have mercy on us, O God, Ierarhon, Osion ke Dikeon, ke panton Thy Martyrs, Thine Apostles, Thy
Eleos Sou, deometha Sou, epakouson according to Thy Great Love; we ton Agion, tous kimithentas doulous Hierarchs, Monastic Saints and
ke eleison! pray Thee: hear us and have mercy! Sou anapafson. Prophets, together with the
Kyrie Eleison (3) PEO PLE Lord have mercy (3) Righteous, Repose Thy servants who
“N I N SOU...” have Fallen Asleep.
Eti deometha iper ton efsevon ke PR IEST Again, let us pray for Pious and 
APOLIIS TON DOULON

12. V E S P E R S H Y M N S – S A T U R D A Y OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019 VESPERS HYMNS – SATURDAY OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019 5.
N E KROSIM ON K ANON – OD E 1 – T ONE (6) P L AGAL 2
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Presvies, Kyrie, ton Martyron Sou, By the Intercessions of Thy Martyrs, O and to the Holy Spirit
anapafson tas psihas ton doulon Lord, grant Rest to the soul of Thy
Sou. servants.
Nin en Gi ton praeon pantas avlizesthe, Be well-pleased, O our Saviour, that
tous prokekimimenous Soter those who Fell Asleep before us
En Ouraniis thalamis diinekos, i gennei In the Celestial Chambers forevermore, evdokison, Pisti ti is Se, Dikeosas ke should now abide in the Land of the
Martyres, disopousi Se Hriste. Ouse k the Courageous Martyr Saints hariti, Se iperipsountas, is pantas Meek, having beenJustified by Grace
gis metestisas pistous, eonion importunely pray to Thee: “Grant tous eonas. and by Faith in Thee. Unto all Ages,
Agathon, tihin Axioson. the Faithful whom Thou hast supremely they Exalt Thee.
transferred from Earth, that they
obtain Eternal Good, O Christ.”
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon. ages.
E psihe afton en Agathis avlisthisonte. Their soul shall dwell among Good
Amin Amen
Things.
T H E OTOKION
Katakosmisas tap anta zoon mikton, After Adorning with Order all things, O
meson me ton anthropon, tapinotitos Lord, Thou made me, a human being, Makarizomen pantes, Se Pammakariste, O All Blessed and Pure One: we all
omou, ke megethous eplasas. Dio, tas a composite creature between tin ton Logon ton ontos onta pronounce Thee “Blessed,” as the
ton doulon Sou psihas, Soter greatness and Humility. Thus, O Makarion, Sarka di’ imas, gegonota Woman who gave Birth to the Word
anapafson. Saviour, grant Repose to Thy gennisasan, on iperipsoumen, is of God Who is Truly Blessed, and
servants’ soul. pantas tous eonas. became Flesh for our sake. Unto all
Ages, supremely we Exalt Him!
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, N E KROSIM ON K ANON – OD E 9 – TO NE (6) P L AGAL 2
and to the Holy Spirit
Tou paradisou plitin ke georgon, kat’ In the beginning, Thou ordered that I Presvies, Kyrie, ton Martyron Sou, By the Intercessions of Thy Martyrs, O
arhas me etaxas, paravanta de tin should be a Citizen of Paradise, and anapafson tas psihas ton doulon Lord, grant Rest to the soul of Thy
Sin, entolin exorisas. Dio, tas ton its Tiller, but when I disobeyed, Thou Sou. servants.
doulon Sou psihas, Sotir anapafson. evicted me. Thus, O Saviour, grant Elpis Martyron horous enevrose, ke pros The Hope of Blessings to come
Repose to Thy servants’ soul. tin Sin Agapin diapiros epterose, ton intensified the Choirs of the Martyr
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of mellonton toutis protiposasa, tin mi Saints, and towards Ardent Love for
eonon. ages. salevomenin ontos anapafsin, is tous Thee it incited them, being for them
metastantas Agathe Pistous Axioson. a clear Foretoken of the Truly
Amin Amen Unshakable Repose; which to the
T H E OTOKION Departed Faithful Grant, since Thou
art Good, O Lord.
O ek plevras diaplasas Evan to prin, tin He who of old formed our own Primal
imon promitora, ex ahrantou Sou Mother, Ever, from the side of Adam, E psihe afton en Agathis avlisthisonte. Their soul shall dwell among Good
gastros, sarka perivallete di’ is, tou now has arrayed Himself in Flesh, Things.
Thantou tin Ishin, Agani dielise. taken from Thine Undefiled Womb, Lampras ke Thias tihin ellampseos, tis O Christ, deem worthy of Thy Divine
O Pure Lady, whereby He dissolved Sis Hriste tous Pisti metastantas and Bright Illumination those who
the might of Death. evdokison, tin en kolpis Avraam have in Faith been Translated hence;
N E KROSIM ON K ANON – OD E 3 – T ONE (6) P L AGAL 2 anapafsin, monos os eleimon, toutis and, as Thou alone art very Merciful,
Presvies, Kyrie, ton Martyron Sou, By the Intercessions of Thy Martyrs, O doroumenos, ke tis eoniou Axion grant them Repose within the bosom
Makaristitos. of Abraham
anapafson tas psihas ton doulon Lord, grant Rest to the soul of Thy
Sou. servants. ✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Nomimos ithlisan i Si, Martyres Zoodota, Thy Martyr Athletes competed Lawfully, and to the Holy Spirit
ke Stefano tis Nikis, kosmithentes O Life-giver, and were adorned with O on ti fisi hristos ke Efsplaghnos, ke Since Thou art Gracious and All
para Sou, tis metastasi Pistis, eonian the Crowns of Victory by Thee, from thelitis eleous, efsplaghnias i avissos, Compassionate by Nature, and
Litrosin etousi Se. Whom they request Eternal ous ek topou toutou tis kakoseos, ke Delight in Steadfast Love, and art an
Redemption for the departed skias tou Thanatou Soter metestisas Abyss of Compassion, O Saviour, to
Faithful entha katalmpi Sou to Fos, toutous those whom Thou Translated from
E psihe afton en Agathis avlisthisonte. Their soul shall dwell among Good katataxon. this place of punishment and from
the Shadow of Death, wherein shines
Things.
Thy Light, assign a Place, O Lord.
Pedefsas proteron pollis, terasi ke simiis, With many portents, and with Signs, in
eme ton planithenta, ep’ eshatn the past Thou chastised me who had
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of

6. V E S P E R S H Y M N S – S A T U R D A Y OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019 VESPERS HYMNS – SATURDAY OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019 11.
E psihe afton en Agathis avlisthisonte. Their soul shall dwell among Good seafton, kenosas os simpathis, ke drifted into error. In these latter
zitisas evres ke diesosas. days, O Lord, Thou Emptied Thyself,
Things.
and thus sought and found, and Save
Thrasinomenon ton Thanaton O Supremely Life-Originating Word of me, O Compassionate One.
enekrosas, Loge zoarhikotate, tous en God, Thou put insolent Death to ✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Pisti de kimithentas, prosdexe tannin, death. In Thy Love for mankind, do
and to the Holy Spirit
imnountas ke psallontas Hriste. now receive those who fell asleep
Evlogitos i O Theos, O ton Pateron believing, O Christ, and who extol Reonton astaton foran, tous pros Se O Good One, Justify by Faith and by
imon. and sing to Thee: Blessed art Thou, diavantas, en skines eoniis, katikin Grace, those who parted from the
O God of our Fathers! harmonikos, Axioson Agathe, unstable motion of things in flux
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, Dikeosas Pisti te ke hariti. unto Thee, and count them worthy
to dwell pleasantly in Eternal
and to the Holy Spirit
Habitations.
O psihosas me ton anthropon fisimati, O Divinely Sovereign Master, Who by
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
Thio thearhikotate, tous metastantas Thy Divine Breath animated me, the
eonon. ages.
Vasilias Despotat tis Sis, Axioson mortal, in Thy Mercy, account
psallin Si Sotir, Evlogitos i O Theos, O worthy of Thy Kingly Rule Thy Amin Amen
ton Pateron imon. servants who passed away, O Christ, T H E OTOKION
to sing to Thee: Blessed art Thou, O
God of our Fathers! Ouk Estin amemptos os Si, Panagne No one is free of blame like thee, O All
Theomitor. Moni gar ex eonos, ton Pure Theotokos. Thou alone of all
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of Theon ton Alithi, sinelaves en gastri, women, in Thy Womb ever
eonon. ages. tou Thanatou lisanta tin dinamin. Conceived without man, and gave
Amin Amen Birth to the True God, Who
T H E OTOKION
destroyed the power of Death.
N E KROSIM ON K ANON – OD E 4 – TO NE (6) P L AGAL 2
Ipertera pasis Ktiseos Panamome, Thou became exalted Higher than all
gegonas sillavousa Theon, ton Creation, O Blameless One, Presvies, Kyrie, ton Martyron Sou, By the Intercessions of Thy Martyrs, O
sintripsanta tou Thanatou pilas, ke Conceiving our God Who has anapafson tas psihas ton doulon Lord, grant Rest to the soul of Thy
mohlous sinthlasanta. Othen Se shattered the Gates of Death and Sou. servants.
Agni, imnologoumen i Pisti os crushed the bars thereof. Sofias mizonos, diknion gnorisma, ke tis Thou put the Choruses of Martyrs with
Theomitora. Wherefore, we Faithful offer Hymns peri ta dora politelous, Despota the Hosts of Angels and showed thus
extolling Thee, O Pure One, as the hristotitos, tas ton Martyron horias, the Tokens of Superior Wisdom, and
Mother of our God. tis Angelis sinirithmisas. Thy Superexcellent Goodness with
N E KROSIM ON K ANON – OD E 8 – T ONE (6) P LAGAL 2 regard to Gifts, O Sovereign Lord.
Presvies, Kyrie, ton Martyron Sou, By the Intercessions of Thy Martyrs, O E psihe afton en Agathis avlisthisonte. Their soul shall dwell among Good
anapafson tas psihas ton doulon Lord, grant Rest to the soul of Thy Things.
Sou. servants. Afrastou Doxis Sou, tihin Axioson, tous That they who were Translated unto
Statheros tous agonas epidixameni, to tis Demonstrating yourselves to be pros Se metastants, entha Hriste, ton Thee attain Thine Ineffable Glory,
Nikis Stefano katekosmithite, Steadfast n the Feats of Contest, O evfrenomenon Estin, i katikia ke foni, Vouchsafe, O Christ, wherein is the
Martyres Hristou, athlofori Martyrs of Christ, You were Adorned kitharas agalliaseos. Dwelling Place of those who truly
kravgazontes. Se iperipsoumen, is with Crowns of Victory, O Prize Rejoice in the sound of Pure Exultant
pantas tous eonas. Winners, crying out: Unto all the Joy.
Ages, supremely we Exalt Thee! ✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
E psihe afton en Agathis avlisthisonte. Their soul shall dwell among Good and to the Holy Spirit
Things. Imnountas prosdexe, to Thion Kratos Accept them praising Thy Divine and
Ieros tous ton vion apolipontas Pistous, Those Believers who Sacredly have Sou, ous ek Gis proselavou, tekna Sovereign Rule, whom from Earth
ke pros Se ton Despotin departed life, and to Thee, O Fotos, toutous ergazomenos, tis Thou hast taken unto Thyself,
metahorisantas, dexe prosinos Sovereign Master, have passed, do amartias tin ahlin, ekkatheron making them Children of Light, and
anapavon os efsplaghnos, Se now accept graciously, O polielee. also Purifying them from the gloom
iperipsountas, is pantas tous eonas. Compassionate Lord, and grant them of sin, O Merciful Lord.
Rest. Unto all the Ages, supremely Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
they Exalt Thee!
eonon. ages.

10. V E S P E R S H Y M N S – S A T U R D A Y OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019 VESPERS HYMNS – SATURDAY OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019 7.
N E KROSIM ON K ANON – OD E 6 – TO NE (6) P L AGAL 2
Amin Amen
T H E OTOKION Presvies, Kyrie, ton Martyron Sou, By the Intercessions of Thy Martyrs, O
anapafson tas psihas ton doulon Lord, grant Rest to the soul of Thy
Doxion ahranton, Naon panamomon, The Lord selected Thee, O Maiden, for Sou. servants.
Kivoton Panagian, Parthenikon, Himself, as an All Spotless Temple,
topon Agiasmatos, Se Kallonin tou All Holy Ark, Immaculate Vessel, and Stavro prosiloumenos, ton Martyron O Good One, upon the Cross being
Iakov, O Despotis exelexato. the Beauty of Jacob, and the Virgin tous horous, pros eafton sinigages, nailed, Thou gathered thus unto
Place of Holiness. mimoumenous to pathos Sou Agathe. thyself the Martyr Saints, imitating
N E KROSIM ON K ANON – OD E 5 – T ONE (6) P LAGAL 2
Dio Sou deometha, tous pros Se Thy Passions, O Only Lord.
metastantas dianapafson. Wherefore we pray Thee: Grant
Presvies, Kyrie, ton Martyron Sou, By the Intercessions of Thy Martyrs, O Repose unto those Translated to
anapafson tas psihas ton doulon Lord, grant Rest to the soul of Thy Thee.
Sou. servants. E psihe afton en Agathis avlisthisonte. Their soul shall dwell among Good
Os olokarposis iera, ke os aparhi tis The Martyr Saints have been offered up Things.
anthropinis i Maryres fiseos, to even as a Sacred Whole Burnt Afrasto ti Doxi Sou, otan elthis foveros, From Earth Thou hast taken Thy
dedoxasmeno prosenehthentes Theo, Offering, and as the First-fruits of krine ton kosmon apanta, en nefeles Faithful servant to Thyself, O
imin tin Sotirian ai vravevousi. human nature unto the Glorified evdokison Litrota, fedros ipantise Si, Redeemer Who art Awesome in
God, and thus for our Salvation they ous en Gis proselavou, Pistous Thine Ineffable Glory. Be now well
every arbitrate. doulous Sou. please that they meet Thee
E psihe afton en Agathis avlisthisonte. Their soul shall dwell among Good cheerfully on the Clouds, when Thou
Things. come again to Judge the world.
Tis Ouraniou digogis, tis dianomis ton Bestow the Heavenly Way of Life, O ✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
harismaton Axioson Depota, tous Sovereign Master, and the and to the Holy Spirit
prokimithentas Pistous iketas Sou, distribution of Thy Charistmatic Pigi Zois pefikas, en andria Theiki, The Fountain of Life art thou Who in
parehon ton ptesmaton tin Gifts, on Thy Faithful servants who pepedimenous Despota, O exagon Manliness Divine, O Master, brought
apolitrosin. have fallen asleep before us, tous doulous Sou tous Pros Se, Pistos out those who were bound in fetters.
according them Redemption from all ekdimisantas, en trifi Paradisou O Lord, cause Thy servants who have
their offences. kataskinoson Faithfully passed away to Thee, to
✞ Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati ✞ Glory to the Father, and to the Son, . settle in Paradisal Delight.
and to the Holy Spirit Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
O Monos fisi Zoopios, to tis Agathotitos Vouchsafe to those who are now eonon. ages.
ontos, anexihniaston pelages, tous deceased Thy Heavenly Rule, O Amin Amen
teliothentas, tis Vasilias tis Sis, Compassionate Master, Only
T H E OTOKION
Axioson Iktirmon mone athanate. Immortal Lord, Who alone, by
Nature, art the Creator of Life, the Is Gin apestrafimen, paravanes tou To Earth we were sent again for
Sea of Benevolence, truly Theou, tin Entolin tin Entheon, dia transgressing the Divine Command
Unfathomable. Sou, de Parthene pros Ouranon, ek of our Creator God. But through
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of Gis anipsothimen, tin fthoran tou Thee unto Heaven were we from
eonon. ages. Thanatou ektinaxantes. Earth exalted, O Virgin Maiden,
having shaken off the corruption of
Amin Amen Death.
T H E OTOKION N E KROSIM ON K ANON – OD E 7 – TO NE (6) P L AGAL 2

Ishis ke imnisis O ek Sou, Despina tou O Sovereign Lady of all the world, the Presvies, Kyrie, ton Martyron Sou, By the Intercessions of Thy Martyrs, O
kosmou gennithis, ke Sotiria egeneto Lord Who was born from Thee anapafson tas psihas ton doulon Lord, grant Rest to the soul of Thy
tis apollimenis, ek ton tou Edou pilon, became the Strength and Song, and Sou. servants.
riomenos tous Pisti Se Makariontas. Salvation of those who were
perishing, and He Delivered from the Litrothentes to So Emati i Martyres, tis O Lord, the Martyrs were Redeemed
protis paravaseos, rantisthentes de to from the Primordial Transgression
Gates of Hades those who Faithfully
idio Emati, tin Sin safos ikonizousi by Thy Holy Blood. Being sprinkled
pronounce Thee “Blessed.”
sfagin. Evlogitos i O Theos, O ton now with their own blood clearly,
Pateron imon. they portray the Slaughter Thou
willingly endured. And they cry out:
Blessed art Thou, O God of our
Fathers!

8. V E S P E R S H Y M N S – S A T U R D A Y OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019 VESPERS HYMNS – SATURDAY OF THE SOULS-FOREFEAST PENTECOST- 15 JUNE 2019 9.