Epiphany Hymns

"This is My beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased. Hear Him!" (Matthew 17:5)

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Aspasmos Adam

Behold, John the Baptist has witnessed:  saying, “I baptized the Lord:  in the waters of the Jordan.”
Hyppe aferme;re@  `nje Iwannyc pibaptictyc@  je ai]wmc `m`P[oic@  qen nimwou `nte piIordanyc.
And I heard the voice:  of the Father crying out:  “This is My beloved Son:  with Whom I am pleased.”
Ouoh aicwtem `e`t`cmy@  `nte `Viwt ecws `ebol@  je vai pe pasyri pamenrit@  `etai]mat `nqytf.
That we may praise you with the cherubim and the seraphim, proclaiming and saying:
Hina `ntenhwc `erok nem ni,eroubim nem niceravim@  enws `ebol enjw `mmoc.
Holy, holy, holy, O Lord, the Pantocrator, Heaven and earth are full of Your glory and honor.
Je `,ouab `,ouab `,ouab@  ;`P[oic pipantokratwr@  `tve nem `pkahi meh `ebol@  qen pek`wou nem pektaio.
We ask you, O Son of God:  to keep the life of our patriarch:  Pope Abba Tawadros, the high priest.  Confirm him upon his throne.
Ten]ho `erok `w Uioc :eoc@  e;rek`areh `e`pwnq `mpenpatriar,yc@  papa abba Tawadroc piar,i`ereuc@  matajrof hijen pef`;ronoc.

In the presence of a metropolitan or a bishop:
And his partner in the [apostolic] liturgy, our holy, righteous father Abba (...) the metropolitan (bishop).  Confirm him upon his throne.
Nem pefke`svyr `nlitourgoc peniwt e;ouab `ndikeoc@  abba (...) pimytropolityc (pi`epickopoc)@  matajrof hijen pef`;ronoc.