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The text is this Passion hymn is that of Monsignor William Levkulic (see below), who also published an English setting, The sentence is passed.


This hymn was included in the L'vov Pisnoslovets (1911) as the second hymn of the Great Fast (page 111), with thirteen verses.

In America, Father Andrew Sokol printed the first verse (with a slightly different rhythm from that given above) as the only Lenten hymn in his collection Plain Chant (not dated).

Monsignor Levkulic published the text above (corresponding to the first two verses of the L'vov Pisnoslovets version) in the The Divine Liturgy (1978), on page 170 (hymn number 40).

Both text and music for these two verses were included in Monsignor Levkulic's Hymns of the Great Fast, on page 31.