Nativity Hymns

"The Lord has said to Me, 'You are My Son, Today I have begotten You.
Ask of Me, and I will give You The nations for Your inheritance,
And the ends of the earth for Your possession.'" (Psalm 2:7-8)

Seasons > Nativity > Matins: Doxology


Then our mouth was filled with joy:  and our tongue with rejoicing:  for our Lord Jesus Christ:  was born in Bethlehem.
Tote rwn afmoh `nrasi@  ouoh penlac qen ou;elyl@  je Pen[oic I=y=c P=,=c@  aumacf qen By;leem.
Hail to the City of our God:  the city of the living:  the dwelling of the righteous:  which is Jerusalem.
<ere ]baki `mPennou]@  `tpolic `nte nyetonq@  `vma`nswpi `nnidikeoc@  `ete ;ai te Ieroucalym.
Hail to you, O Bethlehem:  the city of the prophets:  who have prophesied:  concerning the birth of Emmanuel.
<ere ne `w By;leem@  `tpolic `nni`provytyc@  ny`etauer`provyteuin@  e;be `pjinmici `nEmmanouyl.
The True Light:  has shone for us today:  in the Virgin Mary:  the pure bride.
A piouwini `nta`vmyi@  afsai nan hwn `mvoou@  qen ]par;enoc Mariam@  ]selet `nka;aroc.
Mary gave birth to our Savior:  the Good Lover of Mankind:  in Bethlehem of Judea:  according to the voices of the prophets.
Maria acmici `mPencwtyr@  pimairwmi `n`aga;oc@  qen By;leem `nte ]Ioude`a@  kata ni`cmy `nte ni`provytyc.
Isaiah the Prophet:  cried out in a joyful voice:  saying, “She will give birth to Emmanuel:  our Good Savior.”
A Yca`yac pi`provytyc@  ws `ebol qen ou`cmy `n;elyl@  je ec`emici `nEmmanouyl@  Pencwtyr `n`aga;oc.
Behold, the heavens are glad:  and the earth rejoices:  for she bore for us Emmanuel:  we, the Christians.
Ic nivyoui eu`eounof@  nem `pkahi ;elyl@  je acmici nan `nEmmanouyl@  `anon qa ni`,rictianoc.
Wherefore we are rich:  in the perfect good things:  and in faith we sing:  saying, “Alleluia!”
E;be vai tenoi `nrama`o@  qen ni`aga;on e tjyk `ebol@  qen ounah] tener'alin@  enjw `mmoc je A=l.
Alleluia, alleluia:  alleluia, alleluia:  Jesus Christ the Son of God:  was born in Bethlehem.
A=l A=l@  A=l A=l@  I=y=c P=,=c `Psyri `m`Vnou]@  aumacf qen By;leem.
This is He to whom the glory is due:  with His Good Father:  and the Holy Spirit:  now and forever.
Vai `ere pi`wou er`prepi naf@  nem Pefiwt `n`aga;oc@  nem Pi`pneuma e;ouab@  icjen ]nou nem sa `eneh.