Encyclopedia of Syriac chants

എനനാനാ ലഹ് മാ

Ennaana lahma (I am the Bread that came down from heaven)


CMSI Ref. Number 101-0032
Title Ennaana Lahma
Liturgical Context


Syriac Text Transliteration in Malayalam Transliteration in English Glossry

എന്നാനാ ലഹ്‌മാ ഹയ്യാ ദ് മിൻ ശ് മയ്യാ നെഹത്തെസ്

എന്നാനാ ലഹ്‌മാ ദ് നെഹത്തെസ് മിൻ റൗമാ

എമ്മർ പാറോഖൻ ബ് റാസാ ല് സൽമീദാവ്

കോൽമൻ ദവ്ഹൂബാ ഖാറേവ് നാസേവ് ലീ

ഹായേ ബീ ല്ആലം യാറേസ് മൽകൂസാ

Ennānā lahmā hayyā dmin šmayyā nehatheṯ/ I am the living bread that descended from heaven

Ennā nā lahmā d’nehtheṯ min rāuma/ I am the bread that descended from above

Emmar pārōqan b’rāzā l’ṯamīdāw/ Our Lord said about this mystery to his disciples

Kolman dawhūbā qārēw nāsēw lī/ Everyone who approaches and receives me with love

Hāyē bī l’ālam yārēṯ malkūṯā. Will live in me forever and will inherit the Kingdom.

Ennā = I
nā = am
lahmā = bread (living bread) or bread of life
hayyā = life
d’ = (that) which
min = from
šmayyā = heaven
nehatheṯ = has descended
ennā nā ==I am (the the bread that has descended from the Spirit)-- John does not have reference to RUHA
lahmā ==bread
d’nehtheṯ min = descended from
rāuma = above
emmar = said
pārōqan = our savior
b’rāzā = about this mystery
l’ṯalmīdāw = to his disciples
kolman = everyone
dawhūbā =who in love
qārēw =approaches
nāsēw =and receives
lī =me
Hāyē =will live
bī = in me
l’ālam = for ever
yārēṯ = (and) inherit
malkūṯā = the kingdom.

Available Resources

Aramaic Project Recordings

S.No Artist(s) Youtube Link Aramaic Project Number Notes
1 Binu and Deepa Video 78a  
2 Marth Mariyam Church Kuravilangad Video 39  
3 Sister Leena F.C.C, Sister Rose Francis F.C.C, Sister Veninsula F.C.C. and Accompaniment Team , Old Catherdral Church TeamVideo 70AF  
4 Maria Joseph and Bro. Libin Video 90  
5 Fr. Augustine Kandathikkudyil Video 96  
6 St. Thomas the Apostle Syro-Malabar Forane Catholic Church, Dallas, Texas, USA Video 100  
7 St. Sebastian's Church, Mannarkad, Pala Video 127  
8 Pappootty Master (Violin) and Bennedy Anikkad (Vocal) Video 139  
8 Fr. Cyril Thayyil Video 155  
9 Fr. Varghese (Saji) Mattathil Video 165-33  
10 Papputty Master (Violin instrumental track) Video 179  

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