Typical Psalms

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In some [[monastery|monasteries]], on days when the [[Divine Liturgy]] is not served, it is replaced by a service of '''Typical Psalms'''. The service consists of [[Psalm]]s 103 and 146 with a hymn by the Emperor [[Justinian]], ''[[Only-begotten Son]]''. These are the First and Second [[Antiphon]]s of the [[Divine Liturgy|Liturgy]] in most Orthodox ChurchesAlso, the Beatitudes, the [[Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed|Creed]], and certain other hymns and prayers are sung.  
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The '''Typical Psalms''' are [[Psalter|Psalms]] 102 (103) and 145 (146), which may be included in either the [[Divine Liturgy]] (in Slavic practice, and in Byzantine [[monasticism|monastic]] practice) or the [[Typika]].  In the context of the liturgy, these Psalms form the first two [[antiphon]]s along with [[Only-begotten Son|Saint Justinian's Hymn]].  The third antiphon (which is also included in the Typika) is the [[Beatitudes]].  
==Hymns==
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===From Psalm 103, Psalm 102 (LXX)===  
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:Bless the Lord, O my soul! Blessed art Thou, O Lord!
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== External links ==
:Bless the Lord, O my soul; and all that is within me, bless His holy name!
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*[http://www.saintjonah.org/services/typica.htm Text of the Typika]
:Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all His benefits.  
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*[http://www.saintjonah.org/services/liturgydoc.htm Text of the Liturgy]
:Who forgives all iniquities, Who heals all your diseases.  
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:Bless the Lord, O my soul, blessed art Thou, O Lord.
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===From Psalm 146, Psalm 145 (LXX) and a hymn by Emperor Justinian===
 
:Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit.
 
::Praise the Lord, O my soul!
 
::I will praise the Lord as long as I live,
 
::I will sing praises to my God while I have being.
 
::Put not thy trust in princes, in sons of men, in whom there is no salvation.
 
::When his breath departs he returns to his earth: on that very day his plans perish.
 
::The Lord will reign forever: thy God, O Zion, unto all generations.
 
:Now and ever, and unto the ages of ages. Amen.
 
::O only begotten Son and immortal Word of God,
 
::Who for our salvation didst will to be incarnate of the Holy Theotokos and ever-Virgin Mary,
 
::Who without change didst become man and was crucified,
 
::Who art one of the Holy Trinity, glorified with the Father and the Holy Spirit:
 
::O Christ, our God, trampling down death by death, save us!
 
===Beatitudes===
 
:In Thy Kingdom remember us, O Lord, when Thou comest into Thy Kingdom.
 
:Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
 
(In 12 Verses)
 
:Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
 
:Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
 
(In 10 Verses)
 
:Blessed are those who hunger and thirst after righteousness, for they shall be filled.
 
:Blessed are the merciful, for they shall obtain mercy.
 
(In 8 Verses)
 
:Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.
 
:Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the sons of God.
 
(In 6 Verses)
 
:Blessed are they that are persecuted for righteousness’ sake, for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.
 
:Blessed are you when men shall revile you and persecute you, and say all manner of evil against you falsely for My sake.
 
:Rejoice and be exceedingly glad, for great is your reward in Heaven.
 
(Glory to the Father and to The Son and to The Holy Spirit, Both Now and Ever and Unto the Ages of Ages. Amen.)
 
==See also==
 
[[Typika]]
 
[[Category:Church Life]]
 
 
[[Category:Liturgics]]
 
[[Category:Liturgics]]

Latest revision as of 07:42, August 12, 2008

The Typical Psalms are Psalms 102 (103) and 145 (146), which may be included in either the Divine Liturgy (in Slavic practice, and in Byzantine monastic practice) or the Typika. In the context of the liturgy, these Psalms form the first two antiphons along with Saint Justinian's Hymn. The third antiphon (which is also included in the Typika) is the Beatitudes.


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