Vouchsafe, O Lord

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Vouchsafe, O Lord are the first words of a prayer from the Vespers service of the Eastern Orthodox Church.[1] The full text is:

Vouchsafe, O Lord, to keep us this night without sin.

Blessed are You, O Lord, the God of our fathers,

and praised and glorified is Your Name for ever. Amen.


Let Your mercy be upon us, O Lord,

even as we have set our hope on You.

Blessed are You, O Lord; teach me Your statutes.

Blessed are You, O Master; make me to understand Your commandments.

Blessed are You, O Holy One; enlighten me with Your precepts.

Your mercy endures forever, O Lord! Do not despise the works of Your hands!

To You belongs worship, to You belongs praise, to You

belongs glory: to the Father and to the Son and to the

Holy Spirit, now and ever and unto ages of ages. Amen[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "OrthodoxWiki.org". 
  2. ^ "Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America".