Division of Coptic Hymns

Hymns are grouped in ascending level of difficult.To view the Coptic fonts, please download them from http://www.copticchurch.net/coptic_fonts/

Season

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Coptic New Year (Nairoez)

1.     Verse of the Cymbals

2.     Doxology for Nairoez

3.     Psalm Reply

4.     Psalm Reply for the Liturgy

5.     Gospel Reply

6.     Service Conclusion Verse

1.     Praxis Reply for Nairoez

2.     Taisoury

3.     Adam Aspasmos

4.     Batos Aspasmos

 

 

Vespers Psalmody

1.     4th Canticle (Hos)

2.     Psali of the day (Batos or Adam)

3.     Theotokia of the day (Batos or Adam)

4.     Batos or Adam Conclusion

Psali Lobsh (Batos or Adam)

 

Psalm 116: Doxa ci o ;eoc

Midnight Psalmody

1.     Beginning: Ten;ynou

2.     1st Canticle (Hos)

3.     2nd Canticle (Hos)

4.     3rd Canticle (Hos)

5.     Song of the 3 Youth: Ari'alin

6.     Commemoration of Saints

7.     Doxologies & their conclusion

8.     4th Canticle (Hos)

9.     Sunday Psalia

10.  Sunday Psalia for the Lord Jesus

11.  Seasonal Psalia

12.  Sunday Theotokia

13.  Conclusion of Adam Theotokia

14.  Conclusion: Kuri`e `elycon

1.  Resurrection Hymn: Tennau

2.  1st Canticle Psali

3.  2nd Canticle Psali

4.  Last 2 Verses of 3rd Canticle

5.  Praise for the 3 Youth: Tenou`eh `n;ok

6.  Other Doxologies

7.  Psalia for each week day

8.  Adam Conclusion: Loipon

9.  Theotokis for each week day

10.  Auen piar,i`ereuc

1.  End of 3rd Canticle: `Arihoou

2.  <ere ne Mari`a

3.  Ending for the 3 Youth Song: Ari`precbeuin

1.  Ten ;ynou

2.  Hymn for the 3 Youth: Tenen

3.  Cemou] `ero

4.  Teoi `nhykanoc

Matins Psalmody

1.  Morning Doxology

2.  Adam Conclusion

`Pouro `nte ]hiryny
(on feasts)

 

Hymn of the 7 ways

Annual Divine Liturgies

1.  Congregation Replies in all languages

2.  Annual Verses of the Cymbals

3.  Annual Doxologies

4.  Sanctuary Deacon Replies in all languages

5.  Offertory Reply A=l vai pe pi...

6.  Offertory Reply A=l je `vmeu`i...

7.  Doxa Patri ke Uiw ...

8.  Hymns of the Intercessions: Hiten ni`precbia...

9.  Trisagion Hymn: Agioc `o :eoc

10.  Annual Psalm Reply

11.  Annual Gospel Reply

12.  Reconciliation Prayer Reply: Hiten ni`precbia

13.  Anaphora Reply: Ni,eroubim...

14.  Institution Nartv. Reply: `Amyn `amyn `amyn ton ;anaton

15.  Litany Reply: Ele`ycon `ymac

16.  Commemoration Reply: Ere pou`cmou `e;ouab

17.  Gregorian Deptych Reply: Bwl `ebol ,w `ebol

18.  Commemoration Reply: Wcper yn ke ecte ectin

19.  Psalm 150 (Annual tone)

20.  Annual Distribution Songs

21.  Annual Service Conclusion

1.  Hymn of the Blessing: Tenouwst `mViwt

2.  <ere Maria ]ourw ]bw

3.  Taisoury `nnoub

4.  }soury `nnoub (weekdays)

5.  Annual Praxis Reply

6.  Annual Adam Aspasmos

7.  Annual Vatos Aspasmos

8.  Before the Confession Prayer: Amyn (3 tones)

9.  1st Verse of Psalm 150 (Annual tone)

10.  Distribution Hymn: K`cmarwout `aly;wc

11.  Distribution Hymn: Piwik `nte `pwnq

1.  Offertory Hymn: A pinau swpi

2.  Cw;ic `amyn

3.  Pauline (Coptic)

4.  Apetjyk `ebol

5.  Catholicon (Coptic)

6.  Praxis (Coptic)

7.  Psalm (Coptic)

8.  Eu,ec ke `precbiec

9.  Commemoration Hymn: Pinis] abba Antwni

 

Nativity Advent

1.  Kiahk Verses of Cymbals

2.  Kiahk Doxology

3.  Doxology for Archangel Gabriel

4.  Verses for Intercession Hymn

5.  Gospel Response for the 1st & 2nd Sundays of Kiahk

6.  Gospel Response for the 3rd & 4thSundays of Kiahk

7.  Conclusion Verse for Nativity

1.  Praxis Response for the 1st & 3rd Sundays of Kiahk

2.  Praxis Response for the 2nd & 4th Sundays of Kiahk

3.  Taisoury

4.  Adam Aspasmos for 1st Sun.

5.  Adam Aspasmos for 2nd Sun.

6.  Adam Aspasmos for 3rd Sun.

7.  Adam Aspasmos for 4th Sun.

8.  Batos Aspasoms (3 Options)

9.  Psalm 150

1.  Je `f`cmarwout

2.  Communion Hymn: `Fem`psa gar

Introduction to Psalm 150 for Kiahk

Nativity Advent Psalmody

1.     Intro to Midnight Ps: Ten;ynou

2.     1st Canticle (Hos)

3.     Song on the 1st Canticle

4.     2nd Canticle (Hos)

5.     Song on the 2nd Canticle

6.     3rd Canticle (Hos)

7.     Song on the 3rd Canticle

8.     Song of the 3 Youth: Ari'alin

9.     Commemoration of Saints

10.  Doxologies & their conclusion

11.  4th Canticle (Hos)

12.  Psalia of the day

13.  Sunday Psalia for the Lord Jesus

14.  Theotokia of the day

15.  Conclusion of Theotokia

16.  Song on the Conclusion

17.  Psalmody Conclusion: Kuri`e `elycon

1.  9 Expositions for Kiahk Vespers Psalmody

2.  Kiahk Sunday Canticle

3.  1st Canticle Exegesis

4.  2nd Canticle Exegesis

5.  Exegesis for the day

6.  Canticle Expositions

7.  Theotokia Exposition for the day

8.  Last 2 Verses of 3rd Canticle

9.  Praise for the 3 Youth: Tenou`eh `n;ok

10.  Other Doxologies

11.  Psalm 150 Refrain

12.  Adam Conclusion: Loipon

13.  The 6 Interpretations for the Sunday Theotokia

14.  Ending of the Sunday Theotokia: Auen piar,i`ereuc

1.  End of 3rd Canticle: `Arihoou

2.  <ere ne Mari`a

3.  Ending for the 3 Youth Song: Ari`precbeuin

1.  Ten ;ynou

2.  Hymn for the 3 Youth: Tenen

3.  Cemou] `ero

4.  Teoi `nhykanoc

Nativity Feast

1.     Nativity Verses of Cymbals (fast version)

2.     Morning Doxology

3.     Nativity Doxologies 3

4.     Intercession Hymn (Added Parts)

5.     Pi`hmot gar (short tone)

6.     Pijinmici`mpar;enikon

7.     Apen[oic I=y==c P=,=c

8.     Festal Agioc `o :eoc ...

9.     Nativity Psalm Reply

10.  Nativity Gospel Reply

11.  Nativity Distribution Songs

12.  Nativity Service Conclusion Verse

1.  Procession hymn: `Pouro `nte ]hiryny

2.  Festal Verses of Cymbals

3.  Nicabeu tyrou

4.  Taisoury

5.  `Ypar;enoc

6.  Nativity Praxis reply

7.  Nativity Adam Aspasmos 3

8.  Nativity Vatos Aspasmos

9. Festal Psalm 150 with refrain

1.  Festal deacon reply for Oblations Litany

2.  Amyn ic patyr (long tone)

3.  Festal Pauline (Coptic)

4.  Y `agapy tou :eou

5.  Pi`hmot gar (long tone)

6.  Festal Catholicon (Coptic)

7.  Praxis (Coptic)

8.  Sengari Psalm: 'almoc tou Dauid

9.  Nativity Gospel in Coptic

10.  Acpazec;e (long)

Festal Doxology: Hymn of the 7 ways

 

Lakan

(Prayer on Water)

1.  Verses of Cymbals (Added Part)

2.  Doxa ci `o :eoc `umon (Ending)

3.  K=e 100 times tone

4.  Pa° I=y==c P=,=c

5.  Agioc `o :eoc (Modified Verse)

6.  Psalm Reply

7.  Gospel Reply

8.  K=e 10 times tone

 

1.  Ouran `nsousou (1st & 3rd Verses)

2.  Festal Psalm 150

 

Ouran `nsousou (2nd Verse)

Epiphany Feast

1. Epiphany Verses of Cymbals (fast version)

2. Morning Doxology

3. Epiphany Doxologies2

4. Intercessions Hymn (Added Part)

5. Pi`hmot gar (short tone)

6. Pa° I=y==c P=,=c

7. Festal Agioc `o :eoc (Modified Verse)

8. Epiphany Psalm Reply

9. Epiphany Gospel Reply

10. Epiphany Distribution Songs

11. Epiphany Service Conclusion Verse

1.  Procession hymn: `Pouro `nte ]hiryny

2.  Festal Verses of Cymbals

3.  Nicabeu tyrou

4.  Taisoury

5.  Epiphany Praxis replies 2

6.  Ouran `nsousou (1st & 3rd Verses)

7.  Epiphany Adam Aspasmos 2

8.  Epiphany Vatos Aspasmos

9.  Festal Psalm 150 with refrain

1.  Festal deacon reply for Oblations Litany

2.  Amyn ic patyr (long tone)

3.  Festal Pauline (Coptic)

4.  Y `agapy tou :eou

5.  Pi`hmot gar (long tone)

6.  Festal Catholicon (Coptic)

7.  Praxis (Coptic)

8.  Sengari Psalm: 'almoc tou Dauid

9.  Epiphany Gospel in Coptic

10.  Acpazec;e (long)

1.  Festal Doxology: Hymn of the 7 ways

2.  Ouran `nsousou (2nd Verse)

 

Lordís

Minor Feasts

1.  Verses of Cymbals for feast

2.  Doxology for the feast

3.  Procession replies for Cross Feast

4.  Hymn of Censer: }soury

5.  Intercessions Hymn (Added Parts)

6.  Festal Agioc `o :eoc

7.  Psalm Reply for feast

8.  Gospel Reply for feast

9.  Distribution Songs for feast

10.  Service Conclusion Verse

1.  Festal Verses of Cymbals

2.  Taisoury

3.  Praxis reply for feast

4.  Adam Aspasmos for feast

5.  Vatos Aspasmos for feast

6.  Festal Psalm 150 with refrain

1.  Festal deacon reply for Oblations Litany

2.  Hymn for the Wedding at Cana: Ni,wra tyrou

3.  Hymn for the Lordís Temple Entry: }galilea

4.  Hymn for the Cross Feast: Vai `etafenf

5.  Sengari Psalm: 'almoc tou Dauid

6.  Gospel in Coptic

 

 

Weddings

1.   Deacon Thanksgiving Reply

2.   1st & last verse of the Holy Spirit Hymn

3.   Trisagion Hymn: Agioc `o :eoc

4.   Deacon Replies

5.   Supplication Replies in all languages

6.   Blessing Replies

7.   Qen `vran

8.   Service Conclusion

1. Procession Hymn: Pouro nte ]hiryny

2. Festal Amyn

3. Gospel Reply: Nai etafhotpou

4. <ere Maria ]ourw ]bw

Procession Hymn: <rictoc anecti (During 50 days of Pentecost)

2nd verse of Holy Spirit Hymn: Acswpi

Ninevehís Fast & Great Lent

1.   Great Lent Verses of Cymbals

2.   Doxology for Ninevehís fast

3.   Doxologies for Great Lent (Weekdays & Sundays)

4.   Matins Gospel replies for Ninevehís fast

5.   Offertory hymn A=l je `vmeui

6.   Offertory hymn A=l ei`e`i

7.   Psalm 86: Nefcen]

8.   Matanias refrains (`Klinomen ta gonata)

9.   Verse of the Intercessions for Ninevehís fast

10.   Apen[oic I=y==c P=,=c

11.   Gospel replies for Ninevehís fast

12.   Gospel reply for Great Lent weekdays: }hiryny

13.   Gospel reply for Great Lent Sundays: Je peniwt (fast tone)

14.   Litany Reply: Ele`ycon `ymac

15.   Psalm 150 hymn

16.   Conclusion hymn: Cwmatoc ke ematoc

1.    Sundays hymn of Censer: }soury

2.    Sunday Praxis reply for Great Lent: Aripameu`i `w Pa[oic

3.    Gospel reply for Great Lent Sundays: Je peniwt (long tone)

4.    Adam Aspasmos

5.    Batos Aspasmos

6.    Weekdays Distribution hymn: Pimairwmi

7.    Sundays Distribution hymn:Ounis] `mmuctyrion

1.    Long K=e after weekdays Matanias

2.    Weekdays hymn of Censer: N;o te ]soury

3.    Weekdays Praxis reply: Sare V]

Megalou

Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday

1.     Palm Sunday Verses of Cymbals

2.     Doxology for Lazarus Saturday

3.     Doxology for Palm Sunday

4.     Intercession verse for Lazarus Saturday

5.     Palm Sunday Procession replies

6.     Gospel replies for Lazarus Saturday

7.     Gospel replies for Palm Sunday

8.     Hymn after Praxis on Palm Sunday: Vyethemci

9.     Psalm 150 for Palm Sunday

10.  Distribution hymns

11.  Service Conclusion Verse

1.  Lazarus Saturday Praxis Reply

2.  Palm Sunday Praxis Reply

3.  Eulogymenoc

4.  Lazarus Saturday Adam Aspasmos

5.  Palm Sunday Adam Aspasmos

6.  Funeral Gospel readings in Coptic

1.  Sengari Psalm for Palm Sunday: 'almoc tou Dauid

2.  E;be ]anactacic

3.  Agioc (Paschal)

4.  Ke `upertou

5.  1st Pascal Psalm

 

Pascha

1.     :wk te ]jom

2.     Replies after the Gospel

3.     Replies after the Exposition

4.     ~`Pouro `nte ]hiryny

5.     Conclusion hymn

6.     Thursday Verses of Cymbal

7.     Covenant Thursday Gospel Reply

8.     Reply for the Verses of the 6th hour of Good Friday

9.     Aripameu`i `w Pa[oic

10.  Reply for the Verses of the 9th hour of Good Friday

1.  Prophecy introduction & conclusion:Ebolqen ... Ou`wou `n]`triac

2.  Gospel readings in Coptic

3.  Ioudac@ Ioudac

4.  Covenant Thursday Aspasmos

5.  Golgo;a `mmet hebreoc

1.    Agioc (Paschal)

2.    E;be ]`anactacic

3.    Ke `upertou

4.    Pascal hourly Psalm

5.    Intoroduction/Conclusion of Sermon

6.    Vai etafenf

7.    }soury (Paschal)

8.     Taisoury (Paschal)

9.    }`epictoly

10. Omonogenyc

1.  Pek`;ronoc

2.  Au`[non

3.  Praxis for Covenant Thursday: `Praxewn twn

Apocalypse and Bright Saturday

1.     Adam Praises

2.     The 1st Ode

3.     Song of the 3 Youth

4.     Hymn after the Pauline: Pa[oic

5.     Matins Conclusion Hymn: `P°

6.     Replies for the Book of Revelations

1.  A=l reply for Psalm 151

2.  Morning Doxologies

3.  Batos Psali for Saturday

4.  Saturday Theotokia

5.  Batos Exposition Hymn

6.  Introductory Hymns for Apocalypse Reading.

7.  Adam Aspasmos for Bright Saturday

8.  Distribution Hymn: My God, My God Ö

1.  Tenoueh for the 1st Procession

2.  Pauline Introduction Hymns (Bitunal)

3.  Psalms & Gospel Readings (Bitunal)

1.  Tenen

2.  Morning Doxology: Hymn of the 7 ways

Resurrection and Pentecost Days

1.  Resurrection Vatos Psali

2.  Resurrection Adam Psali

3.  Resurrection Verses of Cymbals (fast version)

4.  Ascension Verses of Cymbals

5.  Resurrection Doxologies

6.  Doxology for Thomas Sunday

7.  Doxology for Ascension Feast

8.  Intercessions Hymn verses

9.  Pi`hmot gar (short tone)

10.  <rictoc anecti (fast version)

11.  Ton cunanar,on (procession)

12.  Pa=o=c I=y=c P=,=c after procession

13.  Festal Agioc `o :eoc ...

14.  Resurrection Psalm Reply

15.  Resurrection Gospel Reply

16.  Ascension Psalm Reply

17.  Ascension Gospel Reply

18.  Resurrection Service conclusion

19.  Ascension Service conclusion

1.  Procession hymn: `Pouro `nte ]hiryny

2.  Festal Verses of Cymbals

3.  Nicabeu tyrou

4.  Taisoury

5.  Resurrection Praxis reply

6.  Ascension Praxis reply

7.  All ye heavenly hosts Ö

8.  Resurrection Calls by deacon

9.  Tou li;ou (procession)

10.  Resurrection Adam Aspasmos

11.  Resurrection Vatos Aspasmos

12.  Ascension Adam Aspasmos

13.  Ascension Vatos Aspasmos

14.  Festal Psalm 150 with refrain

15.  Ascension Distribution Hymn: Afrek `tve

 

1.  Festal deacon reply for Oblations Litany

2.  Oni`mnai

3.  Amyn ic patyr (long tone)

4.  Festal Pauline (Coptic)

5.  Y `agapy tou :eou

6.  Pi`hmot gar (long tone)

7.  Festal Catholicon (Coptic)

8.  Praxis (Coptic)

9.  Procession Hymn: <rictoc anecti

10.  Coptic Procession Hymn: P=,=c aftwnf

11.  Ascension Procession Hymn: <=c `anel'yic

12.  Coptic Ascension Procession Hymn

13.  Sengari Psalms: 'almoc tou Dauid

14.  Acpazec;e (long)

1.                    Festal Doxology: Hymn of the 7 ways

2.                    Distribution hymn: Kata ni,oroc

Feast of Pentecost and Apostlesí Fast & Feast

1.     Pentecost Vatos Psali

2.     Pentecost Adam Psali

3.     Pentecost Verses of Cymbals

4.     Doxology for Pentecost Feast

5.     Doxology for the Apostles

6.     Doxology for Sts. Peter & Paul

7.     Intercession Verse for Sts. Peter & Paul

8.     Pi`hmot gar (short tone)

9.     Refrain for the 3rd hour Prayer

10.  1st & last verse of the Holy Spirit Hymn

11.  Pentecost Feast Psalm Reply

12.  Pentecost Feast Gospel Reply

13.  1st Kneeling Prayer Gospel Reply

14.  2nd Kneeling Prayer Gospel Reply

15.  3rd Kneeling Prayer Gospel Reply

16.  Apostlesí Fast Gospel Reply

17.  Apostlesí Feast Gospel Reply

18.  Distribution hymn: `Acwmen

19.  Pentecost Service conclusion

1.  Pentecost Praxis Reply

2.  Apostlesí Fast Praxis Reply

3.  Apostlesí Feast Praxis Reply

4.  Taisoury

5.  Pentecost Adam Aspasmos

6.  Pentecost Vatos Aspasmos

7.  Apostlesí Fast AdamAspasmos

8.  Apostlesí Fast Vatos Aspasmos

9.  Apostlesí Feast Vatos Aspasmos

10.  Festal Psalm 150 with refrain

1.  Pentecost Procession Hymns

2.  Amyn ic patyr (long tone)

3.  Festal Pauline (Coptic)

4.  Y `agapy tou :eou

5.  Pi`hmot gar (long tone)

6.  Festal Catholicon (Coptic)

7.  Praxis (Coptic)

8.  Hymn of the Apostles: Ontwc

9.  Acpazec;e (long)

2nd verse of Holy Spirit Hymn: Acswpi

St. Maryís Fast & Feast

1.     Doxologies for St. Mary

2.     Gospel Reply for Vespers

3.     Gospel Reply for Matins

4.     Gospel Reply for the Liturgy

1.  Adam Aspasmos: Ounof `mmo Mari`a

2.  Adam Aspasmos #2

3.  Vatos Aspasmos

4.  `Atai Par;enoc

1.  `Ari`precbeuin

2.  Distribution hymn: `Anok nim

3.  DistributionRomi Portions

Praxis Reply: <ere ne Mari`a (long tone)

Glorification of Virgin Mary, Angels, & Saints

1.     `O Kurioc meta cou@ Agioc

2.     Sunday Theotokia: Sasf `ncop

3.     Rasi ne `w ];e`otokoc

4.     Cena `tso

5.     `N;o `;mau `mpiouwini

6.     `Pouro `nte ]hiryny

7.     Doxology Song (Arabic/English)

8.     Qen `vran

9.     Conclusion of the Theotokia

1.  `Kcmarwout

2.  Deute pentyc

3.  Vai pe `vlemen

4.  Atai Par;enoc

1.  <ere ;e`otoke

2. `Ari`precbeuin

 

1.  <ere ;e`otoke

2.  `A pekran

In the Presence of the Patriarch or Bishops

1.    Pi`hmot gar (Pauline Reply)

2.    Conclusion: Ak[i `t,aric

1.  `Kcmarwout

2.  Twbh hina `nte V]

3.  Nicabeu tyrou

4.  Sa nirompi (After Praxis)

5.  Praxis Reply for Partriarch

6.  Psalm Reply: Marou[acf

7.  `Cta;yte meta vobou

8.  Amyn ]nah]

 

1.  Procession of Lamb: Amyn@ Ic Patyr

2.  Pi`hmot gar `mV]

3.  `Y `agapy tou :eou

4.  Senou] tou Makariw

5.  Pinis] abba Antwni

Hymn of the Virtues: }my] `cnou]

Funerals

1.    Entrance Hymn: Aripameu`i

2.     Deacon Thanksgiving Reply

3.    Verses of the Cymbals

4.    Doxa ci `o:eoc

5.    Deacon Replies

6.    Doxa Patri ke `Uiw

7.     Replies after the Gospel: Qen `vran `n]`triac

8.    Gospel Reply: E;be vai ten]`wou nak

9.    Doxologies

10.   Service Conclusion

Psalm & Gospel Reading (Pascal tone)

1.  Entrance Hymn: <rictoc anecti (During 50 days of Pentecost)

2. Vai etafenf

3. E;be ]`anactacic

4.  Agioc (Paschal)

5.  Ke `upertou