بَارِكُوا الَّذِينَ يَضْطَهِدُونَكُم، بَارِكُوا ولا تَلْعَنُوا. إِفْرَحُوا مَعَ الفَرِحِين، وَٱبْكُوا مَعَ البَاكِين/Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep

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بَارِكُوا الَّذِينَ يَضْطَهِدُونَكُم، بَارِكُوا ولا تَلْعَنُوا. إِفْرَحُوا مَعَ الفَرِحِين، وَٱبْكُوا مَعَ البَاكِين
رسالة القدّيس بولس إلى أهل رومة12/من09حتى15/:”يا إخوَتِي، لِتَكُنْ مَحَبَّتُكُم بِلا رِيَاء: تَجَنَّبُوا الشَّرّ، ولازِمُوا الخَيْر. أَحِبُّوا بَعْضُكُم بَعْضًا مَحَبَّةً أَخَوِيَّة، وبَادِرُوا بَعْضُكُم بَعْضًا بِالإِكْرَام. كُونُوا في الٱجْتِهَادِ غَيْرَ مُتَكَاسِلِين، وبالرُّوحِ حَارِّين، ولِلرَّبِّ عَابِدِين، وبالرَّجَاءِ فَرِحِين، وفي الضِّيقِ ثَابِتِين، وعَلى الصَّلاةِ مُوَاظِبِين، وفي حَاجَاتِ القَدِّيسِينَ مُشَارِكِين، وإِلى ضِيَافَةِ الغُرَبَاءِ سَاعِين. بَارِكُوا الَّذِينَ يَضْطَهِدُونَكُم، بَارِكُوا ولا تَلْعَنُوا. إِفْرَحُوا مَعَ الفَرِحِين، وَٱبْكُوا مَعَ البَاكِين”.

Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep
Letter to the Romans 12,/09-15/:”Let love be genuine; hate what is evil, hold fast to what is good; love one another with mutual affection; outdo one another in showing honour. Do not lag in zeal, be ardent in spirit, serve the Lord. Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer. Contribute to the needs of the saints; extend hospitality to strangers. Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them. Rejoice with those who rejoice, weep with those who weep.”

صَنَعَ عِزًّا بِسَاعِدِهِ، وشَتَّتَ المُتَكبِّرينَ بأَفْكَارِ قُلُوبِهِم. أَنْزَلَ المُقْتَدِرينَ عنِ العُرُوش، ورَفَعَ المُتَواضِعِين
إنجيل القدّيس لوقا01/من46حتى55/:”قالَتْ مَرْيَم: «تُعَظِّمُ نَفسِيَ الرَّبّ، وتَبْتَهِجُ رُوحِي بِٱللهِ مُخَلِّصِي، لأَنَّهُ نَظرَ إِلى تَواضُعِ أَمَتِهِ. فَهَا مُنْذُ الآنَ تُطَوِّبُنِي جَمِيعُ الأَجْيَال،لأَنَّ القَدِيرَ صَنَعَ بي عَظَائِم، وٱسْمُهُ قُدُّوس، ورَحْمَتُهُ إِلى أَجْيَالٍ وأَجْيَالٍ لِلَّذِينَ يَتَّقُونَهُ. صَنَعَ عِزًّا بِسَاعِدِهِ، وشَتَّتَ المُتَكبِّرينَ بأَفْكَارِ قُلُوبِهِم. أَنْزَلَ المُقْتَدِرينَ عنِ العُرُوش، ورَفَعَ المُتَواضِعِين. أَشْبَعَ الجِيَاعَ خَيْرَاتٍ، وصَرَفَ الأَغْنِياءَ فَارِغِين. عَضَدَ إِسْرائِيلَ فَتَاهُ ذَاكِرًا رَحْمَتَهُ، لإِبْراهِيمَ ونَسْلِهِ إِلى الأَبَد،كمَا كلَّمَ آبَاءَنا».

 He has shown strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the thoughts of their hearts. He has brought down the powerful from their thrones, and lifted up the lowly
Holy Gospel of Jesus Christ according to Saint Luke 01/46-55/:”Mary said, ‘My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Saviour, for he has looked with favour on the lowliness of his servant. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for the Mighty One has done great things for me, and holy is his name. His mercy is for those who fear him from generation to generation. He has shown strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the thoughts of their hearts. He has brought down the powerful from their thrones, and lifted up the lowly; he has filled the hungry with good things, and sent the rich away empty. He has helped his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy, according to the promise he made to our ancestors, to Abraham and to his descendants for ever.’”