O pure and virgin lady, O spotless Theotokos: Rejoice, O unwedded bride! O virgin queen and mother, O dewy fleece most sacred: Rejoice, O unwedded bride! O height transcending heaven above, O beam of light most radiant: Rejoice, O unwedded bride! O joy of chaste and virgin maids, surpassing all the angels: Rejoice, O unwedded bride! O brilliant light of heaven above, most clear and most radiant: Rejoice, O unwedded bride! Commanding chief of heavenly hosts, O holiest of holies: Rejoice, O unwedded bride!
I shall bless the Lord at all times; forever shall His praise be in my mouth.In the Lord shall my soul be praised; let the meek listen and be glad.Magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt His name together.I have sought out the Lord, and He has listened to me, and out of all my afflictions has he rescued me.Come close to Him and be illumined, and your faces shall not be ashamed.This poor one cried out, and the Lord heard him, and from all his afflictions has He saved him.An angel of the Lord shall encamp around those who fear Him, and He will rescue them.O taste and see how gracious is th
All of creation rejoices in you, O Full of Grace: the assembly of angels and the race of men. O sanctified temple and spiritual paradise, the glory of virgins, from whom God was incarnate and became a child – our God before the ages. He made your body into a throne, and your womb He made more spacious than the heavens. All of creation rejoices in you. O Full of Grace, glory to you!
Let us who mystically represent the cherubim and who sing the thrice-holy hymn to the life-creating Trinity, now lay aside all earthly cares, that we may receive the King of all Who comes invisibly upborne by the angelic hosts. Alleluia!
Only-begotten Son and immortal Word of God, Who for our salvation willed to be incarnate of the holy Theotokos and ever-virgin Mary, Who without change became man were crucified, O Christ our God trampling down death by death, Who are one of the holy Trinity, glorified with the Father and the Holy Spirit: Save us!
Steadfast protectress of Christians, constant advocate before the Creator, despise not the entreating cries of us sinners, but come to us who call on you in faith, hasten to hear our petition and to intercede for us, for you always protect those who honour you.
O gladsome light of the holy glory, of the immortal Father - heavenly, holy, blessed Jesus Christ. Now that we have come to the setting of the sun and behold the light of evening, we praise God: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. For meet it is at all times to worship You with voices of praise, O Son of God and Giver of Life. Therefore, all the world glorifies You.