Then the earth in terror shook,
And the sun grew dark in wonder;
Then the Temple veil was torn,
And the rocks were rent asunder;--
For the Just One, God most glorious,
Died upon the Cross victorious.
O Most High, Whom heaven adores,
Thou wast born to us in weakness,
Bore the scourging and the wounds,
Died upon the Cross in meekness;--
Now o'er death we rise victorious,
By the power of God most glorious.
|First Line:||Then the earth in terror shook|
|Title:||Troparia (from the Canon of the Resurrection): Ode VII|
|Greek Title:||ἔφριξε γῆ, ἀπεστράφη ἥλιος|
|Source:||Parakletike, p. 9|