O Virgin Pure

by St. Nekarios

Plagal First Tone (Tone 5)

Refrain: O rejoice, bride unwedded

 

O virgin pure, immaculate: O lady Theotokos

O rejoice, bride unwedded

O virgin mother, queen of all and dewy fleece refreshing

O rejoice, bride unwedded

More radiant than the rays of sun and higher than the heavens

O rejoice, bride unwedded

O joy of virgins choruses superior to the angels

O rejoice, bride unwedded

More brilliant than the heavens: much purer than the sunís light

O rejoice, bride unwedded

More holy than the multitude of all the heavenly armies

O rejoice, bride unwedded

 

O ever-virgin Mary, of all the world, the lady

O rejoice, bride unwedded

O bride all-pure, immaculate: O lady Panagia

O rejoice, bride unwedded

O Mary bride and queen of all, our cause of jubilation

O rejoice, bride unwedded

O Maiden modest queen of all: O our most holy mother

O rejoice, bride unwedded

More honorable than Cherubim: the one who is most glorious

O rejoice, bride unwedded

Superior to angelic thrones and bodiless Seraphim

O rejoice, bride unwedded

 

Rejoice, O song of Cherubim: Rejoice O hymn of angels

O rejoice, bride unwedded

Rejoice, O ode of Seraphim: the joy of archangels

O rejoice, bride unwedded

Rejoice, O peace and happiness and harbor of salvation

O rejoice, bride unwedded

O sacred chamber of the Word: O bud of incorruption

O rejoice, bride unwedded

Rejoice delightful paradise of blessed life eternal

O rejoice, bride unwedded

Rejoice, O wood and tree of life: O font of immortality

O rejoice, bride unwedded

 

I supplicate you, lady: I now appeal to you

O rejoice, bride unwedded

And beseech you, queen of all: I ask of you your grace

O rejoice, bride unwedded

O modest maiden spotless: O lady Panagia

O rejoice, bride unwedded

I call upon you fervently: O blessed, hallowed temple

O rejoice, bride unwedded

Assist me and deliver me protect me from the enemy

O rejoice, bride unwedded

And make me an inheritor of blessed life eternal

O rejoice, bride unwedded