Easter

British Sign Language (BSL) translations for words and phrases related to Easter. Our videos are presented by Deaf BSL users who are practising Christians. The presenting team includes professional translators and interpreters, church leaders, and tutors.

A time to reflect and celebrate: The Christian BSL Easter Service on Holy Saturday at 4pm

We are delighted that you’re joining us for this special act of worship as we recall, reflect upon, and celebrate what occurred during an incredible week in Christian history.

The service is led in British Sign Language by Deaf Christians with spoken English interpretation and captions.

Broadcast on Facebook and YouTube on Holy Saturday (3rd April 2021) at 4pm.

Afraid / Scared / Fear

Version 1

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Afraid / Scared / Fear. To be fearful or greatly concerned. As the shepherds were when the angels appeared to when to tell them of the birth of Jesus, or when Jesus appeared to Mary Magdalene and the other Mary when they went to see his tomb.

Version 2

Version 3

Biblical references include: Genesis 3:10, 1 Samuel 18:12, Matthew 28:5, and Luke 2:10

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Agony

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Agony. Extreme suffering of body, mind or spirit. In his agony in the Garden of Gethsemane, Jesus embodied all the griefs, sins and suffering of humankind.

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Alleluia / Hallelujah

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Alleluia / Hallelujah. Alleluia (Greek) and Hallelujah (Hebrew) combine the word for praise with part of Yahweh’, a form of the Hebrew name for God, giving: ‘Praise you, God’. Commonly used as a shout of acclamation and adoration.

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Alleluia! Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia!

Alleluia! Christ is risen! He is risen indeed! Alleluia! translated into British Sign Language (BSL) with spoken English interpretation and captions, for Easter.

You can find Easter related terminology translated into BSL in our Easter category.

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Amazing Grace in BSL

Amazing Grace translated into British Sign Language

Amazing Grace – lyrics sheet

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