Friday, April 18, 2014

Good Friday

‘Ο εὐσχήμων ’Ιωσήφ, ἀπὸ τοῦ ξύλου καθελὼν τὸ ἀχραντόν σου σῶμα, σινδόνι καθαρᾷ εἱλήσας καὶ ἀρώμασι, ἐν μνήματι καινῷ κηδεύσας ἀπέθετο.

Благообразный Иосиф, с Древа снем Пречистое Тело Твое, плащаницею чистою обвив, и вонями, во гробе нове покрыв положи.

The noble Joseph took down from the Cross Thy spotless Body, and when he had wrapped It in a clean shroud with spices, he laid It for burial in a new Sepulchre.

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