Season of the Glorious Birth of Our Lord: The Birth of John the Baptist – (Maronite Divine Liturgy)



Maronite Seminarian
Alejandro Landin
Translator


The revelation which the Watcher spoke to Zechariah in the Temple of Holiness finds its fulfillment today with the birth of Mar (St.) John.ܓܶܠܝܳܢܳܐ ܕܡܰܠܶܠ ܥܺܝܪܳܐ ܆ ܠܰܙܟܰܪܝܳܐ ܒܗܰܝܟܰܠ ܩܘܽܕܫܳܐ ܆ ܝܰܘܡܳܢܳܐ ܐܶܫܬܰܡܠܺܝ ܗ̱ܘܳܐ ܆ ܒܡܰܘܠܳܕܶܗ ܕܡܳܪܝ ܝܘܽܚܰܢܳܢ ܀
A Voice crying in the wilderness, “Prepare the way of God,” finds its fulfillment today with the birth of Mar John. ܩܳܠܳܐ ܕܩܳܪܶܐ ܒܓܰܘ ܡܰܕܒܪܳܐ ܆ ܕܛܰܝܶܒܘ ܐܘܽܪܚܳܐ ܠܰܐܠܳܗܳܐ ܆ ܝܰܘܡܳܢܳܐ ܐܶܫܬܰܡܠܺܝ ܗ̱ܘܳܐ ܆ ܒܡܰܘܠܳܕܶܗ ܕܡܳܪܝ ܝܘܽܚܰܢܳܢ ܀
Zechariah rejoiced, and [Elizabeth], the barren one, exulted, the mountain of Judea rejoiced with them, and also the Church sings glory because of the birth of the forerunner of the Truth.ܚܕܺܝ ܙܟܰܪܝܳܐ ܘܕܳܨܰܬ ܥܩܰܪܬܳܐ ܆ ܚܕܺܝ ܥܰܡܗܘܽܢ ܛܘܽܪܳܐ ܕܺܝܗܘܽܕ ܆ ܐܳܦ ܥܺܕܬܳܐ ܙܳܡܪܳܐ ܫܘܽܒܚܳܐ ܆ ܒܡܰܘܠܳܕܶܗ ܕܟܳܪܘܽܙ ܩܘܽܫܬܳܐ ܀