greek words, meaning "Lord, have mercy upon us," used in the Mass, the breviary offices, the litany of the saints, etc
the name given to the response to the Commandments, in the service of the Church of England and of the Protestant Episcopal Church
Origin: [Gr. ky`rie 'elei^son .]
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means "Lord have mercy upon us," and with Christe Eleison, "Christ have mercy upon us," occurs in all Greek liturgies, in the Roman Mass, and in the English Prayer Book, where it forms the "lesser litany."
The numerical value of kyrie eleison in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of kyrie eleison in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
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