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"Αγιος αγιος αγιος κυριος ο Θεος ο παντοκρατωρ, ο ην και ο ων και ο ερχομενος."
"Sanctus, sanctus, sanctus Dominus, deus omnipotens, qui erat et qui est et qui venturus est"
"Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God, the Almighty, who was and who is and who is to come"
--Revelation 4:8

Holy, Holy, Holy is an old Christian song, in most of the hymnals I've got laying around. The words were adapted from Revelation 4:8-11 by Reginald Herber in 1826, and the music was written by John B. Dykes in 1861. There are a few variations, but this one is by far the most common:

Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!
Early in the morning our song shall rise to thee;
Holy, Holy, Holy, merciful and mighty!
God in three persons, blessed Trinity!1

Holy, Holy, Holy! All the saints adore thee,
Casting down their golden crowns around the crystal2 sea;
Cherubim and seraphim fall down before thee,
Who wast3, and art, and evermore shalt be4

Holy, Holy, Holy, though the darkness hide thee,
Though the eye of sinful man thy glory may not see;
Only thou art holy; there is none beside thee,
Perfect in Power, in love and purity

Holy, Holy, Holy! Lord God Almighty!
All thy works shall praise thy name, in earth, and sky, and sea;
Holy, Holy, Holy; merciful and mighty!
God in three persons blessed Trinity!1

1 - sometimes this is changed to "God over all, and blessed eternally!"
2 - I've also seen "around the glassy sea" (jm says it's this way in his methodist hymnal.)
3 - Also often seen "Who wert , and art, and evermore shalt be" (thanks, byz)
4 - Also "Who was and is and evermore shall be"

A context note: The text from which this was adapted was originally written in Koine Greek. In that dialect, repeating something always emphasized it (even it it is negative). Thus "not never" in Greek would be translated "absolutely not ever" in English, and Holy, Holy, Holy would emphasize God's Holiness, to the most extreme degree allowed colloquially. To be sure, too, "Holy" doesn't necessarily mean "good"... It means "set apart".

"Holy, holy, holy" is what the angels who hover about God sing eternally. The importance of this bit of song is that it illustrates the Christian relationship between God and man. The thinking is that, because God is neither nice nor mean, the angels sing that He is simply perfectly holy. It has a lot to do with the idea that God hates sin, but at the same time, loves the sinner. While He must judge those who do not follow Him, he still loves them because they are His creation.

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