The Lord’s Prayer in Greek (Classical & Modern Versions)


Press play to hear The Lord’s Prayer in Classical Greek, as read by Father David Gill, SJ.

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The Lord’s Prayer in Greek (classical) – as read by Father David Gill, SJ.

The Lord’s Prayer in Greek (modern) – as read by Eleni Xereas



Classical Greek Transliteration

Written / Classical [& modern] Greek Transliteration / Translation

Πάτερ ἡμῶν ὁ ἐν τοῖς οὐρανοῖς·
Pater hêmôn ho-en toes ouranoes [Pater imon o-entis uranis ]
Our Father who art in heaven

ἁγιασθήτω τὸ ὄνομά σου·
hagiasthêtô to onoma sou [Haiastheeto to onomasoo ]
hallowed be your Name

ἐλθέτω ἡ βασιλεία σου·
elthetô hê basileia sou [eltheto ee vasileea soo ]
Thy kingdom come

γενηθήτω τὸ θέλημά σου,
genêthêtô to thelêma sou [Kenaytheeto to thelimasoo ]
Let there be thy will

ὡς ἐν οὐρανῷ καὶ ἐπὶ τῆς γῆς·
hôs en ouranô, kae epi tês gês [os en orano kai epitis gis ]
as in heaven on earth

τὸν ἄρτον ἡμῶν τὸν ἐπιούσιον δὸς ἡμῖν σήμερον·
ton arton hêmôn ton epiousion dos hêmin sêmeron [Ton arton imon ton epioosion dos imin simeron ]
the bread of substance/existence give us daily

καὶ ἄφες ἡμῖν τὰ ὀφειλήματα ἡμῶν,
kae aphes hêmin ta opheilêmata hêmôn, [Kaiafes imin ta ofilaymata imon]
And forgive us our trespasses/sins

ὡς καὶ ἡμεῖς ἀφίεμεν τοῖς ὀφειλέταις ἡμῶν·
hôs kae hêmeis aphiemen toes opheiletaes hêmôn; [os kaimees afiemen tois ofiletes imon]
as we forgive those who trespass/sin against us

καὶ μὴ εἰσενέγκῃς ἡμᾶς εἰς πειρασμόν,
kae mê eisenenkês hêmas eis peirasmôn, [kai mi isenengkes imas is pirasmon]
and lead us not into temptation

ἀλλὰ ῥῦσαι ἡμᾶς ἀπὸ τοῦ πονηροῦ.
alla rhysae hêmas apo tou ponerou. [alla rusa imas apo too poniroo. ]
but deliver us from evil.


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Categories Lord's Prayer | Tags: , , , | Posted on April 27, 2013

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