To Solomon; doxology, lxxii.
The Greater Doxology, in a form approximating to that of the English prayer-book, is given in the A postolical Constitutions (vii.
At a famous place in the doxology of 1 Timothy iii.
To David; here the doxology is peculiar, " Blessed be Jehovah God of Israel from everlasting and to everlasting.
(ascribed to David in LXX.); doxology, xli.
K.) Jehovistic. We can thus distinguish the following steps in the redaction: (a) the formation of a Davidic collection (book I.) with a closing doxology; (b) a second Davidic collection (li.
- lxxii.) with doxology and subscription; (c) a twofold Levitical collection (xlii.- xlix.; 1., lxxiii.
In these and other early liturgies the Greater Doxology occurs immediately after the beginning of the service; in the English prayer-book it introduced at the close of the communion office, but it does not occur in either the morning or evening service.
The exilarch then delivered a discourse, and in the benediction or doxology (Qaddish) his name was inserted.
This doxology is also used in the Protestant Episcopal and Methodist Episcopal churches of America, as indeed in most Protestant churches at the eucharist.
The textual phenomena of the doxology (xvi.
The doxology would then be shifted from after xiv.
Contains a separate note (1-23), together with a doxology (25-27).
14, and the form of the Lesser Doxology, or Gloria Patri, having been in all probability first suggested by Matt.
Then follows the Lord's Prayer, almost exactly as in St Matthew, with a brief doxology - "for Thine is the power and the glory for ever."
The Lesser Doxology, or Gloria Patri, combines the character of a creed with that of a hymn.
The germ of both is to be found in the Gospels; the first words of the Greater Doxology, or Gloria in Excelsis, being taken from Luke ii.