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Thy Righteousness. Alleluia! (3)
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16. MATINS & DIVINE LITURGY HYMNS & READINGS - SATURDAY OF THE RAISING OF ST LAZAROS
Legousin afto: Kyrie, erhou ke ide. They said to Him: Lord, come and see.
Edakrisen O Isous. Jesus wept.
Saturday of the Raising of St Lazaros ( F OUR DAYS DEAD) Elegon oun i Ioudei: Ide pos efili Afton! The Judeans said; See how He Loved
him!
On Saturday of the Sixth Week of Great Lent, the Holy Church commemorates Tines de ex afton ipon: Ouk edinato Some of them said: Could not this Man
the Miracle of the Raising of St Lazaros by our Lord and Saviour, Jesus outos, O anixas tous ofthalmous tou Who opened the eyes of the blind,
Christ, six days before the Jewish Passover during which He suffered. (JOHN tiflou, piise ina ke outos mi apothani? also have kept this man from
11:45-57).
The Holy Church Glorifies the Raising of St Lazaros, as proof of the Divine dying?
Power of Jesus Christ and as evidence of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ Iisous oun, palin emvrimomenos en Jesus, again groaning within Himself,
and in the General Resurrection of all the dead, as expressed in the eafto, erhete is to mnimion. In de went to the tomb, which was a cave,
Troparion of the Feast. spileon, ke lithos epekito ep afto. and a stone lay against it.
The Faithful realising the great value accomplished by our Lord -
Commemorates the Divine Miracle by singing:
Legi O Iisou:. Arate ton lithon. Jesus said: Take away the stone.
O Lord, Thy Voice destroyed the kingdom of Hades and the Word of Thine Legi afto i Adelphi tou tethnikotos Martha, the sister of him who was
Authority raised from the grave the one who was dead four days, and Martha: Kyrie, idi ozi. Tetarteos gar dead, said to Him: Lord, by this
Lazaros became once again the Saving First Fruits of the Regeneration est! time there is a stench, for he has
of the world. All things are possible to Thee, O Master and King of all. been dead four days!
At the same time the Holy Church reminds us also that this Event was the
beginning of the resolute revolt of the Council of the Priests and Pharisees
Legi afti O Iisou: Ouk ipon Si oti ean Jesus said to her: Did I not say to you
Pistevsis, opsi tin Doxan tou that if you would believe you would
against our Saviour.
Theou? see the Glory of God?
Performed before innumerable witnesses, the Great Miracle of the Resurrection
of St Lazaros converted many to the Faith in Jesus Christ, which caused the Iran oun ton lithon ou in O tethnikos They then took away the stone from
strongest indignation against Him by the High Priests and Elders of Judah. kimonos. the cave where the dead man was
Consequently the Sanhedrin decided, upon the wicked instigation of the High lying.
Priest, Caiaphas, to arrest our Lord Jesus wherever it would be possible, O de Iisous ire tous ofthalmous ano ke Jesus lifted up His Eyes and said: O
without causing a public riot. (JOHN 11: 47-50)
ipe: Pater, efharisto Si oti ikousas Father, I thank Thee that Thou
Thus the Miraculous Resurrection of St Lazaros served His enemies as the final
Mou. Ego de idin oti pantote mou hast heard Me. I know that Thou
excuse for their condemning our Lord and Saviour to death.
akouis. Alla dia ton ohlon to always hears Me, but because of
Since the first century the Divine Services were established to Commemorate
periestota ipon, ina Pistevsosin oti Si the people who are standing by, I
this Great Miracle before Holy Week. Me apestilas. say this, so that they may believe
In the fourth century the Holy Church of Christ considered the Miraculous that Thou sent Me.
Resurrection of St Lazaros to be a solemn Feast, which is evident from the
set of Homilies for today that were written by St John Chrysostom, the Ke tafta ipon foni megali ekravase: And when Jesus had said these things,
Blessed St Augustine, and others. Lazare! Devro exo! He cried with a loud Voice:
In the seventh and eighth centuries the Sacred Church Hymnographers St Lazaros! Come forth!
Andrew of Crete, St Cosmas of Maium and St John of Damascus - Ke exilthen O tethnikos dedemenos tous And he who had died came out, bound
composed Festal Hymns and Canons for this Feast that are still sung to this podas ke tas hiras kiries ke i opsis hand and foot with grave-cloths, and
day. aftou soudario periededeto. his face was wrapped with a cloth.

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Polli oun ek ton Ioudeon, i elthontes pros Many of the Judeans who had gone to
tin Marian ke theasameni a epiisen O Mary, and had seen the things that
Iisous, epistevsan is Afton. Jesus did, believed in Him...
KINONIKON/COMMUNION HYMN PSALM 8
Ek stomatos nipion ke thilazonton From the mouths of babes and nursing
katiriso enon. Allilouia.(3) infants Thou prepared Praise.
Alleluia! (3)

Plirothito to stoma imon eneseos Kyrie, Let our mouths be filled with Thy
opos animnisomen tin Doxan Sou, oti Praise, O Lord, that we may sing of
ixiosas imas ton Agion Sou metashin Thy Glory. Thou hast made us

2. MATINS & DIVINE LITURGY HYMNS & READINGS - SATURDAY OF THE RAISING OF ST LAZAROS MATINS & DIVINE LITURGY HYMNS & READINGS - SATURDAY OF THE RAISING OF S T L A Z A R O S 15.
I oun Martha os ikousen oti O Iisou As soon as Martha heard that Jesus
erhete, ipintisen afto. Maria de en to was coming, she went to meet Him,

Ipen
iko ekathezeto.
oun i Martha pros ton Iisoun:
but Mary sat in the house.
Martha said to Jesus: Lord, if Thou
Triodion Matins Hymns & Readings
Kyrie, i is ode, O adelphos mou ouk
en etethnike. Alla ke nin ida oti osa
had been here, my brother would not
have died. But even now, I know
Kindly use the Service Book until this point, then carefully follow instructions
an etisi ton Theon, dosi Si O Theos. that whatever Thou ask of God, God with regard to these Hymns
will grant Thee.
Legi afti O Iisous: Anastisete O Jesus said to her: Your brother will PSALM 117 /118
adelphos sou. rise again. PRAISE TO GOD FOR HIS EVERLASTING MERCY

Legi afto Martha: Ida oti Anastisete en ti Martha said to Him: I know that he Theos Kyrios ke Epefanen imin. The Lord is God, and has Appeared to
Anastasi en ti Eshati Imera. will Rise again in the Resurrection at Evlogimenos O erhomenos en us. Blessed is He Who comes in the
the Last Day. Onomati Kyriou! Name of the Lord!
Ipen afti O Iisous: Ego Imi i Anastasis Jesus said to her: I Am the 1. Exomologisthe to Kyrio, oti Agathos, 1. Confess the Lord, for He is Good;
ke Zoi. O Pistevon is Eme, kan Resurrection and the Life: he who oti is ton eona to Eleos Aftou! for His Mercy endures forever!
apothani, Zisete. Ke pas O Zon ke believes in me, although he may 2. Panta ta Ethni ekiklosan me, ke to 2. All the Nations surrounded me, but
Pistevon is Eme ou mi apothani is die, he shall Live. And whoever Onomati Kyriou inamin aftous. in the Name of the Lord I drove
ton eona. Pistevis touto? lives and believes in Me, shall them back.
never die. Do you believe this? 3. Para Kyriou egeneto afti, ke esti
Legi afto: Ne, Kyrie, ego pepistevka oti She said to Him: Yes, Lord, I believe
Thavmasti en ofthalmis imon. 3. This is the Lords doing, and it is
Marvellous in our eyes.
Si i O Hristos - O Iios tou Theou O is that Thou art the Christ the Son of FESTAL APOLYTIKION ST LAZAROS SATURDAY TONE 1
ton kosmon erhomenos. God Who is to come into the world.
Ke tafta ipousa apilthe ke efonise Marian And having said these things, Martha
Tin Kinin Anastasin pro tou Sou To confirm the General Resurrection
Pathous Pistoumenos, ek Nekron before Thy Passion, Thou
tin adelphin aftis lathra ipousa: O went her way, and secretly called
igiras ton Lazaron, Hriste O Theos. Resurrected Lazaros from the dead,
Didaskalos paresti ke foni se. Mary, her sister, saying: The
Othen ke imis os i Pedes, ta tis Nikis O Christ our God. Therefore,
Teacher has come and is calling for
Simbola Ferontes, Si to Nikiti tou imitating the children, carrying the
you.
Thanatou voomen: Osanna en tis Symbols of Victory, we cry out to
Ekini os ikousen, egirete tahi ke erhete As soon as Mary heard that, she Ipsistis, Evlogimenos O Thee, the Victor over Death:
pros Afton. quickly arose and went to Him. erhomenos, en Onomati Kyriou. (3) Hosanna in the Highest! Blessed
Oupo de elilithi O Iisous is tin komin, all Jesus had not yet gone into the town, art Thou, the One Who comes in
RETURN TO SERVICE BOOK - SMALL LITANY the Name of the Lord! (3)
n en to topo opou ipintisen afto i but was in the place where Martha

Martha. had met Him.
FIRST FESTAL KATHISMA OF ST LAZAROS SATURDAY TONE 1
I oun Ioudei i ontes met aftis en ti ikia ke When the Judeans, who were with her
paramithoumeni aftin, idontes tin in the house, comforting her, saw Katoiktiras tis Marthas, ke Marias ta Thou took pity on the tears of Martha
marian oti taheos anesti ke exilthen, that Mary had quickly arisen and dakria, ekkilise ton lithon, ek tou and Mary, and Thou ordered that the
ikolouthisan afti, legontes: oti ipagi gone out, they followed her, saying: tafou prosetaxas, Hriste O Theos: stone be rolled away from the tomb,
is to mnimion ina klafsi eki. She is going to the tomb to weep Anestisas fonisas ton nekron, tin tou O Christ our God. And then Thou
there. Kosmou zoodota, di aftou called the dead man and Resurrected
Pistoumenos Anastasin. Doxa ti him; and through him, O Giver of
I oun Maria os ilthen opou in Iisous, When Mary arrived where Jesus was, Dinastia Sou Sotir! Doxa ti exousia Life, Thou assured the world of its
idousa afton epesen Aftou is tous and saw Him, she fell down at His Sou! Doxa to dia Logou panta Resurredtion. Glory to Thy
Podas legousa Afto: Kyrie, i is ode, Feet, saying to Him: O Lord, if Thou sistisameno! Dominion, O Saviour! Glory to Thine
ouk an apethane mou O adelphos. had been here, my brother would not Authority! Glory to Thee Who
have died. established all things by Thy Word.
Iisou oun os iden aftin kleousan ke tous Therefore, when Jesus saw her Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
sinelthontas afti Ioudeous kleontas, weeping, and the Judeans who had ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and
enevrimisato to pnevmati ke etaraxen come with her, weeping, He groaned eonon. forever, and to the ages of ages.
eafton. in the spirit and was troubled.
Amin Amen
Ke ipe: Pou tethikate afton? And He said: Where have you laid
him?

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Katoiktiras tis Marthas, ke Marias ta Thou took pity on the tears of Martha Akousas de O Iisou ipen: Afti i When Jesus heard that, He said: This
dakria, ekkilise ton lithon, ek tou and Mary, and Thou ordered that the asthenia ouk esti pros Thanaton, sickness is not unto Death, but for
tafou prosetaxas, Hriste O Theos: stone be rolled away from the tomb, all iper tis Doxis tou Theou, ina the Glory of God so that the Son of
Anestisas fonisas ton nekron, tin tou O Christ our God. And then Thou Doxasthi O Iios tou Theou di aftis. God may be Glorified through it.
Kosmou zoodota, di aftou called the dead man and Resurrected Igapa de O Iisous tin Marthan ke tin Now Jesus Loved Martha and her sister,
Pistoumenos Anastasin. Doxa ti him; and through him, O Giver of
adelphin aftis ke ton Lazaron. Os oun and Lazaros, so when He heard that
Dinastia Sou Sotir! Doxa ti exousia Life, Thou assured the world of its
ikousen oti asthenia, tote men eminen Lazaros was sick, He stayed two
Sou! Doxa to dia Logou panta Resurredtion. Glory to Thy en O in topo dio imeras. more days in the place where He
sistisameno! Dominion, O Saviour! Glory to was.
Thine Authority! Glory to Thee Who
EVLOGITARIA TRISAGION HYMN established all things by Thy Word. Epita meta touto legit is Mathites: Then after this, He said to His
THEOTOKION SMALL LITANY  Agomen is tin Ioudean palin. Disciples: Let us go to Judea
SECOND KATHISMATA OF ST LAZAROS SATURDAY- TONE (5) PLAGAL 1 again.

I Pigi tis Sofias, ke tis progoseos, tous Source of Wisdom and Foreknowledge, Legousin afto i Mathite: Ravvi, nin The Disciples said to Him: Rabbi,
peri Marthan protas, en Vithania O Christ, Thou still enquired of the exitoun Se lithase i Ioudei, ke palin lately the Hebrews sought to stone
paron. Pou tethikate, voon, filon ton neighbours of Martha in Bethany, O ipagis eki? Thee, and art Thou going there
Lazaron? On darisas simpathos, Lord. And Thou said: Where have Apekrifi Iisous: Ouhi dodeka isin ore again?
tetraimeron nekron, anestisas ti foni you laid Beloved Lazaros? tis imeras? Ean tis peripati en ti Jesus answered: Are there not twelve
Sou. Filanthrope ke Iktirmon, os Sympathetically Thou wept for Thy imera, ou proskopti, oti to fos tou hours in the day? If anyone walks
Zooditis ke Kyrios. Friend who was four days dead. kosmou toutou vlepi. Ean de tis in the day, he does not stumble,
Then by Thy Word alone Thou peripati en ti nikti, proskopti, oti to because he sees the light of this
raised him, as our Lord and the Fos ouk estin en afto. world. But if one walks in the
Giver of Life, O Compassionate night, he stumbles, because the
Lover of mankind. Light is not in him.
Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, Glory to the Father, and to the Son, Tafta ipe, ke meta touto legi aftis: These things He said, and after that He
ke nin ke ai ke is tous eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and Lazaros O Filos Imon kekimite. All said to them: Our friend, Lazaros,
eonon. forever, and to the ages of ages. porevome ina exipniso afton. sleeps, but I go so that I may wake
Amin Amen him up.

I Pigi tis Sofias, ke tis progoseos, tous Source of Wisdom and Foreknowledge, Ipon oun i Mathite Aftou: Kyrie, i His Disciples said: Lord, if he sleeps,
peri Marthan protas, en Vithania O Christ, Thou still enquired of the kekimite, sothisete. he will get well.
paron. Pou tethikate, voon, filon ton neighbours of Martha in Bethany, O Iriki de O Iisou peri tou Thanatou Aftou, However, Jesus spoke of his death, but
Lazaron? On darisas simpathos, Lord. And Thou said: Where have ekini de edoxan oti peri tis kimiseos they thought that He spoke of
tetraimeron nekron, anestisas ti foni you laid Beloved Lazaros? tou ipnou legi. taking rest in sleep.
Sou. Filanthrope ke Iktirmon, os Sympathetically Thou wept for Thy
Zooditis ke Kyrios. Friend who was four days dead.
Tote oun ipen aftis O Iisous parrisia: So Jesus told them plainly: Lazaros is
Then by Thy Word alone Thou Lazaros apethane. Ke hero di imas, dead. And I Am glad for your
RETURN TO SERVICE BOOK - RESURRECTION raised him, as our Lord and the ina Pistevsite, oti ouk imin eki: All sakes that I was not there, so that
PRAYER PSALM 50/51  Giver of Life, O Compassionate agomen pros afton. you may believe. Nevertheless, let
Lover of mankind. us go to him.
TRIODION KONTAKION - LAZAROS SATURDAY TONE 2 Ipen oun Thomas O legomenos Didimos Thomas, who was called the Twin,
tis simmathites: Agomen ke imis ina said to his fellow Disciples: Let us
I panton Hara, Hristos i Alithia, to Fos Christ, the Joy of all, the Truth, the
apothanomen met Aftou. also go, that we may die with Him.
i Zoi, tou kosmou i Anastasis, tis en gi Light, the Life, the Resurrection of
pefanerote, ti aftou agathotiti, ke the world, in His Goodness, Elthon oun O Iisou evren afton tessaras So when Jesus went, He found that
gegone tipos tis Anastaseos, tis PASI appeared to those on earth; and He imeras idi ehonta en to mnimio. Lazaros had already been in the
PAREHON THIAN AFESIN. became the pattern of the tomb for four days.
Resurrection, by GRANTING DIVINE In de i Vithania engis ton Ierosolimon os Now Bethany was near Jerusalem -
REMISSION TO ALL. apo stadion dekapente. about two miles away.
TRIODIONL IKOS LAZAROS SATURDAY
Ke polli ek ton Ioudeon elilithisan pros And many of the Hebrews had joined
Tis Mathites O Ktistis ton olon, To Thy Disciples, O Creator of all, tas peri Marthan ke Maria ina the women around Martha and
proigorefse legon: Adelphi ke Thou declared, saying: Brothers paramithisonte aftas peri tou Mary, to comfort them concerning
Gnosti, imon O Filos kekimite. and Believers, our Friend has fallen adelphou afton. their brother.
Toutis prolegon ke ekdidaskon, oti asleep. Thus Thou foretold and

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PROKEIMENON PSALM 26/27 TONE 3 panta ginoskis os Ktistis panton. taught that Thou know all things as
Kyrios Fotismos mou ke Sotir mou. Tina The Lord is my Light and my Saviour! Agomen oun proevthomen, ke the Creator of all things. So,
idomen xenin tafin, ke thrinon ton onward; let us go and see a Strange
fovithisome? Whom shall I fear?
tis Marias, ke ton tafon tou Burial, and behold Marys lament
Kyrios iperaspistis tis Zois mou. Apo The Lord is the Defender of my Life! Lazarou opsometha. Eki gar mello and the tomb of Lazaros. For I
tinos diliaso? Whom shall I dread? Thavmatourgin, ektelon tou shall work a Miracle there,
THE EPISTLE OF ST PAUL TO THE HEBREWS 12 : 28-13 : 8 Stavrou ta proimia, KE PASI precluding the Cross, and
PAREHON THIAN AFESIN. GRANTING DIVINE REMISSION TO
Adelphi: Vasilian asalevton Brethren: let us be grateful for ALL.
paralamvanontes ehomen Harin, di receiving a Kingdom that cannot be SYNAXARION 8 APRIL
is latrevomen evapestos to Theo meta shaken, and thus let us offer to God
edous ke evlavias, ke gar O Theos acceptable worship, with reverence Ti H tou aftou minos, mnimi ton Agion On this 8th day of the month, we
imon Pir Katanaliskon. and awe; for our God is a Apostolon ek ton evdomikonta, Commemorate the Holy Apostles of
Consuming Fire. Irodionos, Agavou, Rouphou, the 70 Apostles of Christ: St
Flengontos Asigkritou ke Ermou. Herodion, St Agabos, St Rufos, St
I Philadelphia meneto. Let brotherly Love continue. Phlegon, St Asyncritos and St
Tis filoxenias mi epilanthanesthe, dia Do not neglect to show hospitality
to Hermes.
taftis gar elathon tines xenisantes strangers, for thereby some have Ti afti imera, mnimi tou Osiou Patros On this day we Commemorate our Holy
angelous. unknowingly hosted Angels.
imon Kelestinou Papa Romis. Father, St Celestine of Rome.
Mimniskesthe ton desmion os Remember those who are in prison as Ti afti imera, O Agios Neomartys On this day, the New Holy Martyr, St
sindedemeni - ton katihoumenon os though in prison with them; and
Ioannis O Koulikas, OMartyrisas en John the Koulikas, who witnessed in
ke afti ontes en somati. thos who are ill-treated, since you
eti 154 onginis telioute. the year 1564, was Perfected by
also are in the body.
being tortured to death by hooks.
Timios O Gamos en pasi ke i kiti Let Marriage be held in honour among Ti afti imera, O Agios Pavsilipos en On this day St Pafsilipos Reposed in
amiantos. Pornous de ke mihous all, and let the Marriage Bed be
Irini telioute. Peace.
krini O Theos! undefiled, for God will Judge the
immoral and adulterous! Ti afti imera, O Agios Neomartys On this day the New Holy Martyr, St
Ioannis O navkliros O en ti Ko John the Shipmaster, who Witnessed
Afilargiros O tropos, arkoumeni tis Keep your life free from love of money, Martyrisas kata to etos 1669, piri on the Island of Kos in 1669, having
parousin. Aftos gar iriken: Ou mi se and be content with what you have,
telioute. been Perfected by fire.
ano oud ou mi se egkatalipo. for He said: I will never fail you nor
forsake you.
TOU TRIODIOU FROM THE TRIODION
Oste Tharrountas imas legin: Kyrios, Hence, we can confidently say: The
Ti afti imera, Savvato pro ton Vaion, On this day Saturday before Palm
emi voithos, ke ou fovithisome.Ti piisi Lord is my Helper I will not be
eortazomen tin Egersin tou Agiou ke Sunday we celebrate the Raising of
mi anthropos? afraid. What can man do to me?
Dikeou, filou tou Hristou, Lazarou the Holy and Righteous Friend of
Mnimonevete ton igoumenon imon, Remember your leaders those who tou tetraimerou. Christ, St Lazaros, who had been
itines elalisan imin ton Logon tou spoke to you the Word of God. four days in the grave.
Theou, on anatheorountes tin ekvasin Consider the outcome of their Life, STIHI VERSE
tis anastrofis mimisthe tin Pistin. and imitate their Faith. Thrinis Iisou, touto Thnitis Ousias. O Jesus, Thou Grieved - a Token of
Iisous Hristos hthes ke simeron O aftos Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, and Mortal Essence
ke is tous eonas. today, and forever. Zois Filon Sou, touto Thias Ishios. Thy Friend Thou revived a Token of
THE HOLY GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST JOHN 11 : 1 45 Divine Potence!
To kero ekino, in tis asthenon Lazaros At that time, a certain man was sick:
apo Vithanias, ek tis komis Marias ke Lazaros of Bethany, the town of Tes tou Sou filou Lazarou Presvies, At the Intercessions of Thy Friend, St
Marthas tis adelphis aftis. Mary and her sister, Martha. Hriste O Theos, eleison imas. Lazaros, O Christ our God, have
In de Maria mi alipsasa ton Kyrion myro It was that Maria who had anointed our Amin Mercy on us.
ke ekmaxasa tous Podas Aftou tes Lord with fragrant oil and wiped His Amen
thrixin aftis, is O adelphos, Lazaros, Feet with her hair, whose brother, FESTAL KATAVASIA- ST LAZAROS SATURDAY - TONE (8) PLAGAL 4
istheni. Lazaros, was sick.
ODI A Igran diodefsas osi xiran, ke tin ODE 1 Of old, when the Israelite had
Apestilan oun e adelfe pros afton Therefore, the sisters sent a message
Egiptian, mohthirian diafigon, O crossed the watery passage as if on
legouse: Kyrie, ide on filis asthenia. to Jesus, saying: Lord, behold: he dry land, fleeing fromt he misery of
Israilitis anevoa: To litroti ke Theo
whom Thou Love is sick. Egypt, he cried: To God our
imon asomen.
Redeemer, let us sing!

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ODI Ouranias apsidos, orofourge ODE 3 : O Divine Master Builder of the
Kyrie, ke tis Ekklisias domitor, Si me Celestial Vault, as the only Lover of
stereoson, en ti Agapi ti Si, ton efeton
i akrotis, ton Piston to stirigma, Mone
mankind and Founder of the
Church: establish me, O Lord, in Triodion Divine Liturgy Hymns & Readings
Filanthrope. Love for Thee, the Believers firm
Support and ultimate Object of all
Raising of St Lazaros
desire.
ODI Si
mou Ishis, Kyrie, Si mou ke ODE 4 Thou art my Strength.Thou art
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Dinamis, Si Theos mou, Si mou my Power and Might, O Lord. Thou,
my God, art also my Exultant Joy,
with regard to these Hymns
Agalliama, O Patrikous kolpous mi lipon,
ke tin imeteran, ptohian episkepsamenos Who deigned to visit our poverty, ISODIKON SMALL ENTRANCE
with ever leaving the Bosom of Thy
dio Sin to Profiti, Avvakoum Si Kravgazo.
Father at any time. To Thee, then
Defte Proskinisomen ke Prospesomen O Come let us Worship and Bow down
Ti dinami Sou doxa Filanthrope!
do I cry out with Habbakoum the Hristo.  Soson imas, Iie Theou, O before Christ.  Save us, O Son of
Prophet: To Thy Power be Glory, O Anastas ek nekron God, Who Arose from the dead!
Lover of mankind! TRIODION APOLYTIKION - ST LAZAROS SATURDAY TONE 1
ODI Ina ti me aposo, apo tou Prosopou ODE 5 Why, O Lord, hast Thou cast me Tin kinin Anastasin pro tou Sou Pathous To confirm the General Resurrection
Sou to Fos to aditon, ke ekalipse me, away from Thy Sight, O Never- Pistoumenos, ek nekron igiras ton before Thy Passion, Thou
to allotrion skotos ton dileon? All setting Light, and this foreign Lazaron, Hriste O Theos. Othen ke Resurrected Lazaros from the dead,
epistrepson me, ke pros to Fos ton darkness now has covered me, imis os i Pedes, ta tis Nikis simvola O Christ our God. Therfore,
entolon Sou, tas odous mou miserable as I am? Do, I pray, ferontes, Si to Nikiti tou Thanatou imitating the Children, carrying the
katevthinon deome. convert me, and to the Light of Thy voomen. Osanna en tis Ipsistis, Symbols of Victory, we cry out to
Commandments guide my ways, I Evlogimenos O erhomenos, en Thee, the Victor over Death:
entreat Thee most fervently. Onomati Kyriou. Hosanna in the Highest! Blessed art
ODI Ilasthiti mi Sotir, polle gar e ODE 6 Be gracious to me, O Lod, for Thou, Who comes in the Name of the
many are my iniquities; and bring Lord!
anomie mou. K eek vithou ton
me up from the deep of evils, I TRIODION KONTAKION RAISING OF ST LAZAROS - TONE 2
kakon, anagage, deome. Pros Se gar
supplicate. And hear me, O God of
evoisa. Ke epakouson mou, O Theos
my Salvation!
I panton Hara, Hristos i Alithia, to Fos i The Joy of all men, The Truth Who is
tis Sotirias mou. Zoi, tou Kosmou i Anastasis, tis en Gi Christ our God, the Light and the
I ek tis Ioudaes, katantisantes
pefanerote, ti Aftou Agathotiti, ke Life, the Resurrection of the world,
ODI ODE 7 The Children of Judea, who of
gegone tipos tis Anastaseos, tis pasi has Appeared to those on Earth, in
Pedes en Vaviloni pote, ti Pisti tis old, were deported and sent to parehon Thian afesin. that He is Benevolent, becoming the
Triados, tin floga tis kaminou, Babylon, once trod on the fire of the type of the Resurrection, and
katepatisan psallontes. O ton furnace by holding to the Faith in granting Divine Remission to all.
Pateron imon, Theos Evlogitos i. the Trinity, and chanted: Blessed INSTEAD OF AGIOS O THEOS... (TRISAGION HYMN)
art Thou, the God of our Fathers!
ODI Enoumen,
Evlogoumen ke ODE 8: We Praise, we Bless, and we
Osi is Hriston Evaptisthite, Hriston As many of you as were Baptised into
enedisasthe. Allilouia! (3) Christ have put on Christ. Alleluia!
Proskinoumen ton Kyrion. Worship the Lord.
(3)
Ton Vasilea ton Ouranon, on imnousi, O Praise and Bless Him Who by the
Doxa Patri ke Io ke Agio Pnevmati, Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
stratie ton Angelon, imnite, ke Hosts of Angels is extolled as King
ke nin ke ai ke is tous Eonas ton and to the Holy Spirit, now and
iperipsoute, is pantas tous eonas. of the Heavens, supremely exalting
eonon. forever, and to the Ages of ages.
Him unto all the Ages.
THE MAGNIFICAT Amin Amen
(INSTEAD OF THE USUAL MAGNIFICAT)
KATAVASIA OF THE 9TH ODE THE HIERMOS - TONE (8) PLAGAL 4
Hriston enedisasthe. Allilouia! Have put on Christ. Alleluia!
Tin Agnin Endoxos Timisomen, lai The Pure Theotokos who in Her Womb Dynamis! Power!
Theotokon, tin to Thion Pir en Gastri, Conceived the Divine Fire without Osi is Hriston Evaptisthite, Hriston As many of you as were Baptised into
aflektos sillavousan, Imnis asigitis being burnt, let us honour enedisasthe. Allilouia! Christ have put on Christ: Alleluia!
Megalinomen! gloriously, O People, magnifying Her
with never-silent Hymns!
Doxa Si, O Theos imon, Doxa Si! Glory to Thee, O God, Glory to Thee!

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Kyrios, idousa anevoise, pesousa where her Lord was. And when she I Lai idontes Vadizonta, nekron When they saw him, who had been dead
prosekinise, ke tous ahrantous podas saw Thee, she cried; she knelt; she
tetarteon, ekplagentes to Thavmati, for four days, walking, the people
Sou katafilousa elege. Kyrie, i is ode, worshipped. As she covered Thine
anevoon to Litroti. Theon Se en were amazed by the Miracle and
ouk an apethanen imon O Adelphos. Immaculate Feet with kisses, she
imnis Megalinomen. cried to the Redeemer: With never-
said; O Lord, if Thou had been here,
silent Hymns, O God, we Magnify
our brother would not have died!
Thee!
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Doxa Si, O Theos imon, Doxa Si! Glory to Thee, O God, Glory to Thee!
Anastithi, Kyrie O Theos mou, Arise, O Lord, my God, lift up Thy
ipsothito i Hir Sou, mi epilathi ton Hand: do not forget Thy poor Propiston tin Endoxon Egersin, tin sin O In advance affirming Thy Glorious
peniton Sou is telos. forever. Sotir mou, nekron tetraimeron, ek Arising, my Saviour, from Hades
tou Adou eleftheris, ton Lazaron. En Thou liberated Lazaros who had
Lazaron tethneota, en Vithania igiras Four days after he had died Thou raised Imnis Megalino Se. been dead for four days. Hence, I
tetraimeron. Monon gar os epestis to Lazaros in Bethany. As soon as Magnify Thee with Hymns.
mnimati, i fonis Zoi to tethneoti Thou went to the tomb, Thy Voice SECOND CANON SATURDAY OF ST LAZAROS - TONE (8) PLAGAL 4
gegone. Ke stenaxas O Adis, apelise became Life to the dead man; and
fovo. Mega to thavma! Polielee Hades, groaning in fear, released Doxa Si, O Theos imon, Doxa Si! Glory to Thee, O God, Glory to Thee!
Kyrie, Doxa Si! him. Great was the Miracle! Most Timon Sou ton Patera, ke apodiknion, O In honour of Thy Father and thus
Merciful Lord: Glory to Thee!
souk antitheos istha, prosevhi Hriste, demonstrating that Thou were not
Exomologisome Si, Kyrie, en oli kardia I will give Thee thanks, O Lord, with antexousios egiras to tetraimeron. against God, O Christ, Thou prayed
mou, diigisome panta ta Thavmasia my whole heart: I will tell of all to Him, when by an Act of Thy Free
Sou. Thy Wonders. Will Thou raised on four-days-dead.
Kathos ipas Kyrie ti Martha: Ego Imi i O Lord, even as Thou said to Martha: I Glory to Thee, O God, Glory to Thee! Glory to Thee, O God, Glory to Thee!
Anastasis, Ergo ton Logon eplirosas, Am the Resurrection, so Thou Ek tafou tetarteon, Lazaron egiras, tis An all-trustworthy witness of Thy
ex Adou kalesas ton Lazaron. Kame fulfilled Thy Word in action by
triimerou Hriste mou Egerseos, Three-day rising, Thou showed to all
filanthrope, nekron tis pathesin, os calling back Lazaros from Hades.
panalithestaton pasi, kikniis martira. in the person of Lazaros, when from
simpathis exanastison, deome. Resurrect me, also, for I am dead
the grave after four days Thou
through passions, I beseech Thee, O
raised him, O my Christ.
Compassionate One Who Loves
mankind. Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati Glory to the Father, and to the Son,
Doxa Patri, ke Io, ke Agio Pnevmati Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit
and to the Holy Spirit Badizis ke dakriis, fthengi te Sotir mou, To demonstrate Thy human energy, my
EOTHINON DOXASTIKON - SATURDAY OF ST LAZAROS - TONE 2 tin anthropinin diknis Sou energian, Saviour, Thou walk and weep, and
tin Theikin de minion, egiris Lazaron. Thou ask where is Lazaros; and to
Mega ke Paradoxon Thavma, teteleste A Great and Paradoxical Miracle was declare Thy Divinity, Thou raised
simeron! Oti nekron tetarteon, ek performed today! For from the grave him from the dead.
tafou Hristos fonisas igire, ke filon Christ summoned a man four days
ekalese. Doxologisomen afton, os dead and Resurrected him, calling Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and unto the ages of
iperendoxon, ina tes presvies tou him His Beloved Friend. Let us sing eonon. ages.
dikeou Lazarou, sosi tas psihas imon. Glory to Him Who is Supremely Amin. Amen
Glorious, so that at the Intercessions
of Lazros the Righteous, He might Enirgisas afrastos, Despota Sotir mou, O Master and my Saviour, by the freely
Save our souls. kath ekateron ton dio Sou fiseon, chosen and voluntary effecting of
aftexousio thelisi, tin Sotirian mou. each of Thy Wills, Thou brought
Ke nin ke Ai ke is tous eonas ton Now and ever, and to the Ages of about my Salvation in Ways
eonon. Ages. surpassing speech.
Amin Amen FESTAL KATAVASIA - THEOTOKION

THEOTOKION GREAT DOXOLOGY


Kyrios Theotokon, Se Omologoumen, i Thou art the Theotokos literally, O
dia Sou sesosmeni Parthene Agni, sin Virgin; and we confess it, for we
RESURRECTION APOLYTIKION 
asomatis Hories, Se Megalinontes. have been Saved through Thee whom
we, O Pure One, with Choirs of
SMALL LITANY PRAISES TO THE LORD  Angels magnify

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Enite Afton epi tes Dinasties Afton. Praise Him for His Mighty Acts; praise
Logo Sou Loge tou Theou, Lazaros nin By Thy Word, O Word of God, Lazaros Enite Afton kata to plithos tis Him according to the greatness of
exallete, pros vion palindromisas. Ke now leaps out of Death, having Megalosinis Aftou. His Majesty.
meta kladon i lai, Se Kratee returned to this life. Therefore the
gererousin, oti is telos olesis, ton Adin people honour Thee, for Thou shall
Martha ke Maria, to Sotiri elegon. I is Martha and Mary to our Saviour said: If
ode Kyrie, ouk an tethnike Lazaros. Thou had been here, O Lord, Lazaros
Thanato Sou. (2) destroy Hades utterly by Thine own
Hristos de i Anastasis ton would not have died. Then Christ,
Death. (2)
kekimimenon, ton idi tetraimeron, ek the Resurrection of those who in
Dia Lazarou Se Hristos, idi skilevi By means of Lazaros has Chist already nekron anestise. Defte pantes i Pisti, Death have slumbered, Resurrected
Thanate. Ke pou Sou Adi to nikos? plundered thee, O Death. And where touton proskinisomen, ton from the dead the man already four
Tis Vithanias O klavthmos, nin epi Se is thy victory, O Hades? For the erhomenon en Doxi, Sose tas psihas days dead. Therefore, O Believers
methistate. Pantes kladous tis Nikis, lament of Bethany is now thine. Let imon. all: come let us adore Him Who is
afto episiomen! us all wave against it our Branches of coming in Glory to Save our souls!
Victory!
LAUDS: THE PRAISES TO GOD -PSALM 148
Enite Afton en iho salpingos. Enite Praise Him with the sound of the
ALL CREATION PRAISES THE LORD OUR GOD
Afton en psaltirio ke kithara. trumpet; praise Him with lute and
harp.
Pasa pnoi enesato ton Kyrion. Enite Let everything that has breath praise
Tis Theotitos Sou Hriste, parehon tis To Thy Disciples, O Christ, Thou
ton Kyrion ek ton Ouranon. Enite the Lord. Praise the Lord from the
mathites Sou ta simvola, en tis ohlis granted the Tokens of Thy Divinity;
Afton en tis Ipsistis. Si prepi imnos Heavens; praise Him in the Highest.
etapinous seafton, apokiripse taftin but Thou humbled Thyself amongst
to Theo. To Thee praise is due, O God.
voulomenos. Dio tis Apostolis, os the crowd, Thine Intention being to
Enite Afton, pantes i Angelli Aftou. Praise Him, all His Angels; praise Him, prognostitis ke Theos, tou Lazarou conceal it from them. Therefore, as
Enite Afton, pase e Dinamis Aftou. all His Powers. To Thee praise is ton Thanaton proigorevsas. En the Foreknower of all things, and as
Si prepi imnos to Theo. due, O God. Vithania de pron tis lais, tou filou Sou God, Thou predicted to Thine
PSALM 150 - STIHI - SATURDAY OF ST LAZAROS TONE 1 ton tafon agnoon, Mathin eziti os Apostles the death of Lazaros. In
LET ALL THINGS PRAISE THE LORD! anthropos. All O dia Sou tetraimeros the presence of the people in
anastas, to Thion Sou kratos edilose. Bethany, as though Thou did ot
Tou piise en aftis frima engrapton. To execute upon them the Judgement
Pantodiname Kyrie, Doxa Si! know, as Man, Thou sought the place
Doxa afti este pasi tis Osiis Aftou. that is decreed; such Glory will be of Thy Friends burial. But when he,
for all His Holy Ones. who had been four days dead, was
Anastasis ke Zoi ton anthropon, iparhon O Christ, as Thou art the Resurrection Resurrected by Thee, he made Thy
Hriste, en to mnimati Lazarou and the Life of mankind, Thou went Divine Powers manifest. O Almighty
epestis, pistoumenos imin tas dio to the tomb of Lazaros, and One: Glory to Thee, O Lord!
ousias Sou Makrothime, oti Theos ke demonstrated for us both Thine SATURDAY OF ST LAZAROS -TONE 4
anthropos, ex agnis Parthenou Essences, O Longsuffering One; for
paragegonas. Os men gar vrotos, from the pure Virgin Thou hast Enite Afton en timpano ke horo. Enite Praise Him with timbrel and dance;
epirotas, pou tethapte? Os de Theos come indeed as both God and Man. Afton en hordes ke organo. praise Him with strings and flute.
anestitsas, zoiforo nevmati, ton As a Mortal Thou enquired where he Tetarteon igiras ton filon Sou Hriste, ke Thou raised Thy Friend who was four
tetraimeron. was buried, and as God, with Thy ton tis Marthas ke Marias thrinon days dead, O Christ, and brought an
Life-bearing Summons, Thou epafsas, ipodiknion tis pasin, oti aftos end to the lament of Martha and
Resurrected him who had been four i O tap anta pliron, theiki dinastia, Mary, and thus Thou demonstrated
days dead. aftexousio Thelimati. O ta Herouvim to all that Thou art the One Who fills
Enite ton Theon en tis Agiis Afton. Praise God in His Saints; praise Him voa apaftos. Osanna en tis Ipsistis! all things by Thy Divine dominion,
Enite Afton en stereomati tis in the firmament of His Power. Evlogimenos i O Epi Panton Theos! by Thine own Free Will. The
Dinameos Aftou. Doxa Si! Cherubim cry out to Thee
unceasingly: Hosanna in the
Lazaron tethneota, tetraimeron Thou Resurrected Lazaros from Hades Highest! Blessed art Thou Who are
anestisas ex Adou Hriste, pro tou Sou after he had been dead for four days, God above all! Glory to Thee!
Thanatou, diasisas tou Thanatou to O Christ, thus before Thine own
kratos, ke di enos prosfilous, tin Death, and by means of one whom Enite Afton en kimvalis evihis. Enite Praise Him with tuneful cymbals;
panton anthropon prominion, ek Thou Loved, foretokening the Afton en kimvalis alalagmou. praise Him with loud cymbals. Let
fthoras eleftherian. Dio Liberation of all mankind from Pasa pnoi inesato ton Kyrion. everything that has breath praise
proskinountes Sou, tin pantodinamon corruption. Therefore, adoring the Lord.
exousian voomen. Evlogimenos i Thine Omnipotent Authority, we cry Martha ti Maria evoa: O Didasklos Martha cried aloud to Mary: Come, for
Sotir, eleison imas. out; Blessed art Thou, O Saviour! paresti, ke foni Se. Proselthe. I de the Teacher is here and is calling
Have Mercy on us! dromea elthousa, opou in estos O for Thee! And she went quickly to

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