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Festal Vespers Hymns


By the Grace of God 5-6 December
St Nicholas of Myra, Lycia
Also the Feast of St Maximos, Metropolitan of Kiev
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12. FESTAL WEEKDAY VESPERS ST NICHOLAS 5/6 NOVEMBER


Our Holy Fathers of Mount Athos

My Child, to change our life means that we change the focus of our
nous, which is the strongest power of our soul, towards our Lord
nous St John of Kronstadt
God.
This is exactly what our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ, meant
when He exhorted us to ...Love your God with all your power and
all your strength.
strength. And the Word became flesh!
This is what is called Metanoia
Metanoia.
Metanoia (Repentance) in order to make us earthly beings into Heavenly Beings,
Living
Living in Metanoia is really how we change our Life.
Life in order to make sinners into Saints;
To really change our Life does not merely mean that we shed some in order to raise us up from corruption into Incorruption,
tears, make a few apologies, and go to the Priest for the Holy from Earth to Heaven;
Mystery of Confession. from enslavement to sin and the devil
Metanoia
Metanoia means a complete change in how we live every moment of into the glorious Freedom of Children of God;
every day of this short lifespan before Eternity.
Eternity from Death into Immortality,
We change the focus of our nous towards our Lord and away from in order to make us sons of God
earthly materialistic things.
things and to seat us together with Him upon the Throne
All our being is constantly focussed on Him, which is why the as His Royal Children.
Jesus Prayer - O O Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on O Boundless Compassion of God !
me,
me, the sinner
sinner and its continuous repetition helps us to remain O Inexpressible Wisdom of God !
focussed on Christ and His Divine Truth. O Great Wonder!
astounding not only the human mind,
but the Angelic [Mind] as well!

2. FESTAL WEEKDAY VESPERS ST NICHOLAS 5/6 NOVEMBER FESTAL WEEKDAY VESPERS ST NICHOLAS 5/6 NOVEMBER 11.
THEOTOKION - FOREFEAST - TONE (6) PLAGAL 2
Animfevte Parthene, pothen ikiws? Tis O Unwed Virgin, where art Thou from?
O tekon Se? Tis ke i Mitir Sou? Pos Who is Thy Father, and who is Thy
ton Ktistin feris en agkales? Pos ouk
eftharis tin nidin, meglon paradoxon
Mother? How is it that Thou carry
the Creator in Thine Arms? How was
Festal Vespers Hymns St Nicholas of Myra
api gis teloumenon, oromen Panagia, Thy Womb not impaird? Great and
ke proevtrepizomen epaxion Si hreos, Extraordinary and Awesome Kindly use the Service Book until this point, then carefully follow instructions
ek tis Gis to Spileon, ke Ouranon
etoumen parashin ton Astera, ke
Mysteri3s we see occurring in Thee
on Earth, O All Holy Maiden, and we
with regard to these Hymns
Magi de proevtrepizomen epaxion Si prepare a worthy Task for Thee: HYMN OF THE EVENING INCENSE
hreos, ek tis Gis to Spileon, ke from the Earth, the Grotto; and THE CONGREGATION MUST STAND
Ouranon etoumen, parashin ton Heaven we request to grant the Star. PSALM 140/141 TONE 2
Astera, ke Magi de proerhonte, apo Magi are coming westward from the Kyrie ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson mou. Lord, I cry out to Thee: hear me,
Antolon tis Gis, is dismas Theasasthe, Land of the East, to behold the
Isakouson mou, Kyrie. Kyrie, O Lord! O Lord, when I cry
tin Sotirian ton vroton, os vrefos Salvation of mortals, nursing as an
ekekraxa pros Se, isakouson mou, out to Thee, hear me! Hear
galouhoumenon. Infant.
proshes ti foni tis deiseos mou, en to my voice, when I cry out to
kekragene me pros Se, isakouson Thee! Hear me, O Lord!
NIN APOLIIS TON DOULON SOU... - TRISAGION PRAYERS
OUR LORDS PRAYER
mou Kyrie.
FESTAL APOLYTIKION ST ST NICHOLAS - TONE 4 Katevthinthito i prosevhi mou os Let my Prayer rise before Thee
thimiama enopion Sou. Eparsis ton like incense - the lifting up of
Kanona Pisteos ke ikona praotitos, The actual facts of Thy Life manifested hiron mou Thisia Esperini. Isakouson my hands as the Evening Sacrifice.
egkratias Didaskalon, anedixe Se ti Thee to Thy Flock as a Rule of Faith mou Kyrie! Hear me, O Lord!
Pimni Sou, i ton pragmaton Alithia. and an Icon of Gentleness, and a FESTAL PROSOMIA - ST NICHOLAS - TONE 2
Dia touto ektiso ti tapnosi ta ipsila, ti Teacher of Self-Control. By Humility,
ptohia ta plousia, Pater Ierarha therefore, Thou acquired the Things Ean anomias paratirisis, Kyrie, Kyrie, If Thou, O Lord, should mark
Nikolae. Presveve Hristo to Theo, on High, and Riches through Poverty. tis ipostisete? Oti para Si O ilasmos transgression, O Lord, who would
Sothine tas psihas imon. O Father, Holy Hierarch Nicholas: estin. stand? For there is Forgiveness
Intercede with Christ our God, with Thee.
Entreating Him to Save our soul.
Myris, parikisas Esthitos, Myron alithos Myra was Thy physical abode, meaning
Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, Glory to the Father, and to the Son, anedihthis, myro hristhis noito Agie truly Myrr, which Thou proved to be;
ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and Nikolae, Arhierarha Hristou, ke for Thou were Thyself Anointed with
eonon. forever, and to the Ages of ages. myrizis ta prosopa, ton Pisti ke potho, Noetic Chrism, O Chief Prelate of
Amin Amen Sou tin panaidimon, mnimin Christ. O Holy Nicholas, Thou
telounton ai, lion simforon ke Anoint the faces of those who ever
THEOTOKION - TONE 4
kindinon, toutous ke ton thlipseon keep Thine Honoured Memorial with
To ap eonos Apokrifon ke Angelis O Theotokos, through Thee was Pater, en tes pros ton Kyrion Presvies Faith and Love. O Father, by Thy
Agnoston Mystirion, dia Sou Theotoke revealed to us on earth, the Sou. Fervent Entreaties to our Lord, from
tis epi gis pefanerote. Theos en Mystery, which was hidden from all tribulations, dangers and
asighito enosi sarkoumenos. Ke Eternity, and which the Angels calamities Thou Rescue us.
Stavron ekousios iper imon themselves knew not: that God, Eneken tou Onomatos Sou ipemina Se, Because of Thy Law, O Lord, I waited
katadexamenos. Di ou Anastisas ton uniting Natures without confusion, Kyrie; Ipeminen i psihi mou is ton for Thee; my soul waited for Thy
Protoplaston, esosen ek Thanatou tas became Man and accepted Logon Sou, ilpisen i psihi mou epi Word. My soul Hopes in the Lord.
psihas imon. crucifixion voluntarily for our ton Kyrion.
Salvation; by virtue of which
DISMISSAL BLESSINGS & PRAYERS Resurrecting mankind whom He Myris, parikisas Esthitos, Myron alithos Myra was Thy physical abode, meaning
had first created, He Saved our anedihthis, myro hristhis noito Agie truly Myrr, which Thou proved to be;
souls from Death. Nikolae, Arhierarha Hristou, ke for Thou were Thyself Anointed with
myrizis ta prosopa, ton Pisti ke potho, Noetic Chrism, O Chief Prelate of
Sou tin panaidimon, mnimin Christ. O Holy Nicholas, Thou
telounton ai, lion simforon ke Anoint the faces of those who ever
kindinon, toutous ke ton thlipseon keep Thine Honoured Memorial with
Pater, en tes pros ton Kyrion Presvies Faith and Love. O Father, by Thy
Sou. Fervent Entreaties to our Lord, from
all tribulations, dangers and
calamities Thou Rescue us.

10. FESTAL WEEKDAY VESPERS ST NICHOLAS 5/6 NOVEMBER FESTAL WEEKDAY VESPERS ST NICHOLAS 5/6 NOVEMBER 3.
intently to grant our souls, O All
Apo Filaktis proias mehri niktos, apo From the morning watch until night;
Blessed, His Great Mercy.
filakis proias, elpisato Israil epi ton from the morning watch until night
Kyrion. let Israel Hope in the Lord. Timios enantion Kyriou O Thanatos Precious in the Sight of our Lord is the
tou Osiou Aftou. Death of His Holy.
Niki, feronimos alithos, tou Pistou laou Truly, in accordance with Thy Name,
anedihthis, en pirasmis kratea, Agie for the Faithful Thou shone as their Heris, O Ierotatos Nous, to tis Triados Rejoice, O Pure Habitation wherein the
Nikolae, Therapon ontos Hristou. Mighty Victory in trials, O Holy katharon endietima, O Stilos tis Holy Trinity made Its Dwelling, O
Pantahou gar kaloumenos, oxeos Nicholas, truly a Servant of Christ. Ekklisias, O ton Piston stirigmos, Most Sacred Mind, the Unshaken
profthanis, potho tous prostrehontas, For wherever Thou art invoked, Thou kataponoumenon i voithia, Astir, O Pillar of the Church and Believers
ipo tin Skepin Sou. Si gar en nikti ke reach them beforehand, who take tes lampsesin evprosdekton deiseon, Supprot, for Thou art the Help of all
imer, Pisti optanomenos sozis, ek ton Refuge under Thy Protection Diaskedazon, pirasmon te ke who are oppressed. O Star that at all
pirasmon ke peristaseon. longingly. For at night, and even thlipseon, Skotos Pantote, Ierarha times dispels the gloom of
during the day, Thou art beheld by Nikolae. Ormos O galinotatos, en O adversities, and of temptations by
Faith, and Thou Save them from katafevgontes, i trikimies tou viou the Radiance of Thy Prayers that are
besetting trials and adversities. peristatoumeni Sozonte. Hriston well received, O Holy Hierarch
ekdisopi, tes psihes imon dothine, to Nicholas, Calm Haven wherein those
Oti para to Kyrio to Eleos ke polli par For with the Lord there is Mercy, and
Mega Eleos. who meet the turbulent storms of
afto Litrosis. Ke aftos Litrosete ton with Him is Abundant Redemption; life and who are surrounded by
Israil ek pason ton anomion aftou. and He will Redeem Israel from all tempests, seek Refuge, and hence art
his transgressions. Saved. To Christ pray fervently to
Niki, feronimos alithos, tou Pistou laou Truly, in accordance with Thy Name, grant our souls, O Holy Father, His
anedihthis, en pirasmis kratea, Agie for the Faithful Thou shone as their Great Mercy.
Nikolae, Therapon ontos Hristou. Mighty Victory in trials, O Holy Makrios anir O Fovoumenos ton Blessed is the man who Fears our
Pantahou gar kaloumenos, oxeos Nicholas, truly a Servant of Christ. Kyrion, en tes Entoles Aftou thelisi Lord; he wil delight exceedingly in
profthanis, potho tous prostrehontas, For wherever Thou art invoked, Thou sfodra. His Commandments.
ipo tin Skepin Sou. Si gar en nikti ke reach them beforehand, who take
imer, Pisti optanomenos sozis, ek ton Refuge under Thy Protection Heris, O Zilou Thiou plisthis, apagogis te Rejoice, O Thou who - being filled with
pirasmon ke peristaseon. longingly. For at night, and even poniras litrosamenos, adikos Divine Zeal - extricated from
during the day, Thou art beheld by mellontas thniskin, epistasia frikti, ke abduction by treachering, through
Faith, and Thou Save them from tes di oniron prospitisesi. Pigi i Thine awesome intervention, and by
besetting trials and adversities. pigaousa, en tis Myris Nikolae, Mira appearing in dreams, those who had
Plousios, ke psihas katardevousa, ta unjustly been condemned to die. A
Enite ton Kyrion panta ta Ethni! Praise the Lord, all Gentiles! Praise
disodi te ton pathon apelavnousa. well art Thou, O Nicholas, that
Epenesate Afton pantes i Lai! Him, all you people! Maera ta Zizania, tis planis abundantly gushes forth Myrrh in
Ofthis, Konstantino Vasili, sin to Thou appeared to Constantine the King ektemnousa. Ption likmizon Ariou, ta Myra, and who drives away all the
Avlavio kat onar, ke toutous foo in a dream, and so to Avlavios, and ahirodi Didgamata. Hriston stench that passions cause. O Saber
valon, outos aftis Irikas. Lisate di en Thou frightened them. Speaking katapempse, tes psihaes imon disopi, eradicating tares of error and heresy,
spoudi, tis irktis ous katehete, sternly, Thou commanded them: to Mega Eleos. O Winnowing Shovel that threshes
desmious adikos, athoous With haste releave from the the chaffy doctrines of Arius. To
tighanontas, tis paranomou fagis. dungeon the prisoners whom Thou Christ pray fervently to grant our
Omos all ean parakousis, entevxin hold unjustly, for of the unlawful soul, O Holy Father, His Great Mercy.
piisome Anax, kata Sou pros Kyrion slaughter they are innocent. But if Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
deomenos Thou refuse to obey me, I will make and to the Holy Spirit
a Petition against Thee when unto MENAION- APOSTIHA ST NICHOLAS OF MYRA - TONE (5) PLAGAL 1
the Lord I pray, O Emperor!
Oti ekrateothi to Eleos Aftou ef imas, For His Mercy rules over us; and the
Anthrope tou Theou, ke Piste Thrapon, O Man of God and loyal Servant and
Litourge Kyriou, aner epithimion, Minister of the Lord, Man of Holy
ke i alithia tou Kyriou meni is ton Truth of the Lord endures forever.
skevos eklogis, stile ke edreoma tis Desires, Chosen Vessel, Pillar and
eona.
Ekklisias, Vasilias klironome, mi Foundation of the Church of Christ,
Megas, antiliptor ke thermos, tis en tis Great and ardent Guardian art Thou parasiopisis, tou voan iper imon ton and Inheritor of the Kingdom, be not
kindinis telousin, iparhis endoxe, Agie unto those surrounded by danger, O Kyrion. silent in calling out to the Lord on
Nikolae, Ierokirix Hristou, tis en gi ke Great and Glorious Holy Father our behalf.
tis pleousi, tis porro ke pelas, ia Nicholas, the Sacred Preacher of
simpathestatos, ke presvevtis krateos Christ, unto those who are travelling
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
eonon. ages.
Othen sinelthonte voomen. Presveve by land or by sea, far and near, O
pros Kyrion opos, pasis litrothomen Intercessor Sympathetic and Strong: Amin. Amen
4. FESTAL WEEKDAY VESPERS ST NICHOLAS 5/6 NOVEMBER FESTAL WEEKDAY VESPERS ST NICHOLAS 5/6 NOVEMBER 9.
En Agathis Dikeon katorthose polis - In the prosperity of the Righteous
a city peristaseos. therefore we assemble and cry out:
Intercede with God to Redeem us
stomasi de asevon kateskafi. prospers by the mouth of the
from every adversity besetting us.
ungodly it is overthrown.
THIRD PROPHECY THE WISDOM OF SOLOMON 4 : 7 - 15 Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati Glory to the Father, and to the
Son, and to the Holy Spirit
Sofias Solomontos to anagnosma. The Reading is from the Wisdom of
ST NICHOLAS OF MYRA TONE (6) PLAGAL 2
Solomon.
Sofia! Proshomen! Wisdom! Let us attend! Ierarhon tin kallonin, ke ton Pateron The Refinement of Hierarchs and the
keos, tin vrisin ton Thavmaton, ke ton Glory of the Fathers, the Fountain of
Dikeos ean fthasi televtise, en anapafsi Although a Righteous man may die Piston antiliptora megiston, Miracles and the Greatest helper of
este. before his time, he shall be at rest. sinelthontes O fileorti, asmatikis the Faithful, let us Feast-lovers come
egkomiis imnisomen legontes: Heris O together and extol with songful
Gyras gar Timion, ou to polihronion, Old age is not Honoured for its length ton Myreon frouros, ke proedros praises, and say to him: Hail, O
oude arthmo eton memetrite. of existence, nor measured by its
septos, ke stylos aperitreptos! Heris, Guardian and Divine Bishop, and
number of years.
Fostir Pamfaestate, O ta tou kosmou Immovable Pillar of Myra! Hail, All
Polia de esti fronisis anthropis, ke ilikia Discernment is grey hair for mankind, perata, dialampon tis thavmasi! Resplendent Luminary, who lights
gyros, ios akilidotos. and a Spotless Life is the Maturity of Heris, ton thlivomenon i thia up the end of the world with
old age. harmosini, ke adikoumenon Miracles! Hail, for those in trouble
Thermotatos prostatis, ke nin Thou art Divine Joy, and Most
Evarestos Theo genomeno, Igapithi, ke There was once a man pleasing to God Pammakar Nikole, mi pafsi prsvevon Fervent Protector of the injured!
Zon metaxi amartolon, metetethi. and Loved by Him, and while living
Hristo to Theo, iper ton Pisti ke potho And now, O All Blessed Nicholas,
among sinners, he was taken up.
timonton ai, tin harmosinon ke cease not Interceding with Christ our
Ipagi, mi kakia allaxi Sinesin aftou, i He was caught up lest evil change his paneorton mnimin Sou. God, on behalf of those who with
dolos apatisi psihin aftou. Understanding, or deceit deceive his Faith and longing ever honour Thy
soul. Joyous and All Festive Memory.
Vaskania gar favlotitos amavri ta Kala, Envy arising from lack of Judgement Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of
ke remvasmos epithimias metallevi obscures what is Good, and a eonon. ages.
noun akakon. whirling of desire undermines an Amin Amen
innocent mind.
FOREFEAST OF NATIVITY TONE (6) PLAGAL 2
Teliothis en oligo, eplirose hronous He was made Perfect, for in a short
makrous, aresti gar in Kyrio i psihi time he fulfilled long years, for his Spyleon evtrepizou. I Amnas gar iki, O Grotto, prepare thyself, for the Ewe is
aftou. soul was pleasing to the Lord. emvrion ferousa Hriston. Fatni de coming, carrying in Her Womb
ipodehou, ton to Logo lisanta tis Christ! O Manger, receive Him
Dia touto espefsen ek mesou ponirias. Therefore, He took him early from the alogou praxeos, imas tous gigenis. Whose Word released us earthlings
midst of evil. Pimenes agravlountes, martirite from irrational activity! O Shepherds
I de lai idontes ke mi noisantes, mide Yet people saw that and did not Thavma to frikton, ke Magi ek watching by night, witness the
thentes epi Diania to tiouton, oti understand, nor take such a thing to Persidos, hrison ke libanon ke Awesome Wonder! And O Magi of
Haris ke eleos en tis Osiis Aftou, ke heart, that our Lords Grace and smirnan, to Vasili prosaate. Oti ofthi Persia, offer gold, and frankincense,
episkopi en tis eklektis Aftou. Mercy are with His Elect, and that He Kyrios ek Parthenou Mitros, on per ke and myrrh to our King! For our Lord
Watches over His Holy Ones. kipsasa, doulikos i Mitir prosekinise, has Appeared from a Virgin Mother.
LITANY OF FERVENT SUPPLICATION ke prosefthegxato to en agkales aftis. And bending over Him as Servant,
FESTAL APOSTICHA ST NICHOLAS OF MYRA TONE (5) PLAGAL 1 Pos enesparis mi, i pos mi enefis, O His Mother worshipped Him, and
Litrotis mou ke Theos? addressed the Infant in Her arms:
Heris I Iera kefali, to katharon ton Rejoice, O Sacred Head of the Church, How were Thou sown in me, and
areton katagogion, O Thios tis the Pure Abode of every Virtue, O ISODOS/THE ENTRANCE FOS how were Thou implanted in me, O
Thotatis Ierosinis kanon, O Pimin O Nicholas, Divine Standard of the ILARON.. My Redeemer and God?
Megas, O Fanottos, Pirsos O tis Nikis, Most Divine Holy Priesthood, and WEDNESDAY PROKEIMENON PSALM 92 TONE 1
epiferomenos onoma, O deomenis, Great Shepherd of the people, and
simpathos epiklomenos. O the Beacon that shines very brightly. To Eleos Sou, Kyrie, katadioxi me Thy Mercy, O Lord, shall surelyfollow
kamptomenos, asthenon tes deisesi. Thou art the namesake of Victory. pasas tas imeras tis Zois mou. (2) me all the days of my Life. (2)
Ristis O etimotatos, frouros O sotirios, And on the needy Thou take pity. Kyrios Pimeni me ke ouden me isterisi. Is The Lord is my Shepherd; I shall not
pasi tis pisti telousi, tin panidimon And unto the Prayers of the sick, topon hlois, eki me kateskinosen, epi want. He makes me to lie down in
mnimin Sou. Hriston katapempse, Thou incline Thine ear. O Ready idatos anapafseos eethrepse me. Green Pastures; He leads me beside
Pammakariste disopi, to Mega Eleos. Deliverer and Guardian of all who Still Waters.
now faithfully honour Thine ever
Venerable memory. To Christ pray
8. FESTAL WEEKDAY VESPERS ST NICHOLAS 5/6 NOVEMBER FESTAL WEEKDAY VESPERS ST NICHOLAS 5/6 NOVEMBER 5.
To Eleos Sou, Kyrie, katadioxi me Thy Mercy, O Lord, shall surelyfollow Meta Dikeosinis panta ta rimata tou All the Words of My Mouth are with
pasas tas imeras tis Zois mou. me all the days of my Life. Stomatos Mou - ouden en aftis Righteousness - there is nothing
skolion, oude strangaliodes. crooked or twisted in them.
T H E P R O P H E C Y O F T H E W I S D O M O F S O L O M O N (10:8A, 7A; 3:13-16, 18; 8:32,
34, 4, 12, 14, 17, 5-9; 22:24, 22; 15:4B) Panta evthea esti tis Noousi, ke ortha tis All things are evident to those who
evriskousi Gnosin. Understand and True to those who
SOFIAS SOLOMONTOS to anagnosma READER The Reading from THE WISDOM OF find Knowledge.
SOLOMON.
Sofia! Proshomen PRIEST Wisdom!Let us attend! Didasko gar imin Alithi, ina genite en Therefore, I teach you a True Word that
Kyrio i Elpis imon, ke plisthisesthe your Hope might be in the Lord and
Pnevmatos. be filled with the Spirit.
Mnimi Dikeou met Egkomion, ke Evlogia Remember the Righteous with Eulogies,
Kyriou epi kephalin aftou. and the Blessing of the Lord are SECOND PROPHECY THE PROVERBS OF SOLOMON 10:31 11:10
upon their heads. PARIMION to anagnosma. The Reading is from THE PROVERBS OF
Makarios anthropos, os evre Sofian, ke Blessed is mankind who finds Wisdom, SOLOMON.
thnitos os ide Fronisin. and those who seekDiscernment. Sofia! Proshomen! Wisdom! Let us attend!
Kritton gar aftin emporevesthe, i hrisiou The profits thus gained from Wisdom
ke argyriou thisafrous - timiotera de are better than gold and silver Stoma Dikeou apostazi Sofian, glossa de The mouth of the Righteous instils
treasures - Most Honourable and adikou exolite. Wisdom the tongue of the
esti lithon politerlon.
more valuable than precious stones. unrighteous utterly destroys.

(Ouk antitassete aftiouden poniron, (For nothing evil will withstand Her, Hili andron Dikeon epistante Haritas - The lips of Righteous men distil Grace
who is well known to all who come stoma de asevon katastrefete. the mouth of the ungodly is
Evgnostos esti pasi tis engizousin
near Her.) perverse.
Aftin.)
Pan de Timion, ouk axion aftis estin. No Honour is worthy of Her. Zigi dolii vdeligma enopion Kyriou - Deceitful scales are an abomination
stathmion de Dikeon dekton Afto. before the Lord a just weight is
Ek gar tou stomatos afis ekporevete From Her mouth Righteousness acceptable to Him.
Dikeosini. proceeds.
Ou ean iselthi ivris, eki ke atimia - Wherever pride enters, there also is
Nomon de ke Eleon epi glossis fori. Law and Mercy is carried upon Her stoma de tapinon meleta Sofian. disgrace - the mouth of the humble
tongue. meditates on Wisdom.
Tigaroun, akousate mou, O tekna. Therefore, hear me, my son. Apothanon Dikeos elipe metamelon, When a Righteous man dies, he leaves
Semna gar ero ke akarios anthropos, os Blessed art mankind who shall hearken prohiros de ginete ke epihartos regret - the destruction of the
to Me and guard My Ways. asevon apolia. ungodly is immediate and brings joy.
tas emas ouous filaxi.
E gar eodi mou, Exodi Zois, ke Etimazete For My Issues are the Issues of Life, and Ouk ofelisi iparhonta en imera thimou Riches profit not in the Day of Wrath
Grace is prepared from the Lord. Dikeosini de Risete apo Thanatou. Righeousness Delivers from Death.
thelisis para Kyriou.
Dia touto parkalo imas, ke proime Emin You I exhort, and utter My Voice to the Dikeosini amomou orthotomi odous - Righteousness follows a Blameless Path
sons of men. asevia de peripipti adikia. - ungodliness encounters unjust
Fonin iis anthropon.
dealings.
Oti Ego, i Sofia, kateskevasa voulin ke For I, Wisdom, dwell with Counsel, and
Gnosin ke Ennian ego epekalesamin. Knowledge and Understanding I call Dikeosini andron orthon Risete aftous - Righteousness of the upright Delivers
upon. ti de apolia afton aliskonte paranomi. them transgressors are caught in
their own destruction.
Emi Vouli ke Asfalia, emi fronisis, emi de Mine is Counsel and Safety; Mine is
Teleftisantos Andros Dikeou ouk ollite At the Death of a Just Man, His Hope
ishis. Discernment, and Mine is Strength.
Elpis, to de kavhima ton asevon ollite. does not perish the boast of the
Ego tous Eme filountas Agapo - i de Eme I Love those who Love Me - those who ungodly perishes.
zitountes evrisousi Harin. seek Me shall find Grace.
Dikeos ek thiras ekdini, anti aftou de The Righteous escape from snares the
Noisate tinin akaki Panourgian, i de Understand astuteness, O Simple Ones - paradidote O asevis. ungodly are deliverd up in their
apedevti enthesthe kardian. put it, O Uninstructed, in your heart. place.
Isakousate mou ke palin, semna gar ero, Hear Me and Obey, for I speak Sacred En stomati asevon pagis polites - esthisis The mouth of the ungodly is a snare to
ke amigo apo hileon ortha. Things that are True. de Dikeon evodos. Citizens the Understanding of the
Oti Alithian meletisi O Larigx Mou, For My Mouth shall speak the Truth, Righteous is prosperous.
evdeligmena e enantion emou hili but false lips are an abomination
psevdi. before Me.

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