Passion (Pascha) Week - Maundy Thursday Hymns

He was led as a lamb to the slaughter, And as a sheep before its shearers is silent, So He opened not His mouth (Isa 53:7)

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The Acts of the Apostles (1:15-20)

A reading from the Acts of the holy apostles:  A reading of our father the apostles.  May their holy blessings be with us.  Amen.
`Praxewn twn `agiwn `n`apoctolwn to `anagnwcma@  `praxic `nte nenio] `n`apoctoloc `ere pou`cmou e;ouab swpi neman `amyn.
And in those days, Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples (altogether the number of names was about a hundred and twenty) and said,
Ouoh `n`hryi de qen nai `ehoou aftwnf `nje Petroc qen `;my] `nni`cnyou@  ne ouon oumys de eu;ouyt hi vai `evai eunaer se jout `nran ouoh pejaf.
"Men and brethren, this Scripture has to be fulfilled, which the Holy Spirit spoke before by the mouth of David concerning Judas, who became a guide to those who arrested Jesus.
Nirwmi nen`cnyou@  hw] `ntecjwk `ebol `nje ]`gravy@ ;y`etafersorp `njoc `nje Pi`pneuma e;ouab `ebolqen rwf `nDauid@  `nny`etau`amoni `nI=y=c.
For he was numbered with us and obtained a part in this ministry."
Je nafyp `n`qryi `nqyten pe ouoh `a piwp `i `erof `mpi`klyroc `nte tai di`akonia.
(Now this man purchased a field with the wages of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst open in the middle and all his entrails gushed out.
Fai men oun afswp `nouiohi `ebol qen `vbe,e `nte ]`adikia@  ouoh afhei hijen pefho@  afkws qen tefmy]@  nyetcaqoun `mmof tyrou auvwn `ebol.
And it became known to all those in Jerusalem; so that field is called in their own language, Akel Dama, that is, Field of Blood.)
Ouoh afouwnh `ebol `nouon niben etsop qen Ieroucalym@  hwcte `ncemou] `e`vran `mpiiohi `ete `mmau qen touacpi je `A,eldamag@  `ete piiohi `nte pi`cnof pe.
For it is written in the Book of Palms:  'Let his dwelling place be desolate, and let no one live in it'; and 'Let another take his office.'
`C`cqyout gar hi `pjwm `nte ni'almoc@  je teferbi marecswf@  ouoh `mpen`;refswpi `nje vyetsop `nqytc@  `ntefmet`epickopoc marekeouai [itc.
The word of the Lord shall grow and multiply and rule and be confirmed in the holy Church of God:  Amen.
Picaji de `nte `P[oic ef`eaiaii ouoh ef`e`asai ouoh ef`e`amahi ouoh ef`etajro qen ]`agia `nek`klycia `nte `Vnou]@  `amyn.