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Psalms Chapter 118

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Ki le o lam khas do (His Mercy [endureth] forever)1-5

Note: The Name Yuh Hei Vav Hei are read as “Adonay”

118:1 הודו ליהוה כי־טוב כי לעולם חסדו׃

Hodu la YEHOVAH ki tov le Olam khasdo:

Oh, give thanks to YEHOVAH (יהוה), for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.

118:2יאמר־נא ישׂראל כי לעולם חסדו׃

Yomar-na Yisrael ki le Olam khasdo:

 Let Yisrael now say, "His mercy endures forever."

118:3יאמרו־נא בית־אהרן כי לעולם חסדו׃

Yomru-na veit-Aharon ki le Olam khasdo:

Let the house of Aharon now say, "His mercy endures forever."

118:4יאמרו־נא יראי יהוה כי לעולם חסדו׃

Yomru-na yirei YEHOVAH va Olam khasdo:

Let those who fear YEHOVAH (יהוה) now say, "His mercy endures forever."

118:5מן־המצר קראתי יה ענני במרחב יה׃

Min-hametzar karati YAH anani vamerkhav YAH:

I called on YAH (יה) in distress; YAH (יה) answered me and set me in a broad place.

118:6יהוה לי לא אירא מה־יעשׂה לי אדם׃

YEHOVAH li lo ira ma-yaaseh li adam:

YEHOVAH (יהוה) is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?

118:7יהוה לי בעזרי ואני אראה בשׂנאי׃

YEHOVAH li beozrai vaani ereh veshonai:

YEHOVAH (יהוה) is for me among those who help me; Therefore I shall see my desire on those who hate me.

118:8טוב לחסות ביהוה מבטח באדם׃

Tov lakhasot baYEHOVAH mivtoakh baadam:

It is better to trust in YEHOVAH (יהוה) Than to put confidence in man.

118:9טוב לחסות ביהוה מבטח בנדיבים׃

Tov lakhasot baYEHOVAH mivtoakh bindivim:

It is better to trust in YEHOVAH (יהוה) Than to put confidence in princes.

118:10 כל־גוים סבבוני בשׁם יהוה כי אמילם׃

Kol-goyim sevavuni Beshem YEHOVAH ki amilam:

All nations surrounded me, But in the Name of YEHOVAH (יהוה) I will destroy them.

118:11סבוני גם־סבבוני בשׁם יהוה כי אמילם׃

Sabuni gam-sevavuni Beshem YEHOVAH ki amilam:

They surrounded me, Yes, they surrounded me; But in the Name of YEHOVAH (יהוה) I will destroy them.

118:12 סבוני כדבורים דעכו כאשׁ קוצים בשׁם יהוה כי אמילם׃

Sabuni khidvorim doakhu keesh kotzim beshem YEHOVAH ki amilam:

They surrounded me like bees; They were quenched like a fire of thorns; For in the Name of YEHOVAH (יהוה) I will destroy them.

118:13דחה דחיתני לנפל ויהוה עזרני׃

Dakhodekhitani linpol vaYEHOVAH zarani:

You pushed me violently, that I might fall, But YEHOVAH (יהוה) helped me.

118:14 עזי וזמרת יה ויהי־לי לישׁועה׃

Azivezimrat YAH vayehi-li lishuah:

YAH (יה) is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation.

118:15קול רנה וישׁועה באהלי צדיקים ימין יהוה עשׂה חיל׃

Kol rina vishuah beaholei tzadikim yemin YEHOVAH osah khayil:

The voice of rejoicing and salvation Is in the tents of the righteous; The right hand of YEHOVAH (יהוה) does valiantly.

118:16ימין יהוה רוממה ימין יהוה עשׂה חיל׃

Yemin YEHOVAH romemah yemin YEHOVAH osah khayil:

The right hand of YEHOVAH (יהוה) is exalted; The right hand of YEHOVAH (יהוה) does valiantly.

118:17לא אמות כי־אחיה ואספר מעשׂי יה׃

Lo amut ki-ekhyeh vaasaper maasei YAH:

I shall not die, but live, And declare the works of YAH (יה).

118:18יסר יסרני יה ולמות לא נתנני׃

Yasor yisrani YAH velamavet lo netanani:

YAH (יה) has chastened me severely; But He has not given me over to death.

118:19פתחו־לי שׁערי־צדק אבא־בם אודה יה׃

Pitkhu-li shaarei-tzedek avo-vam odeh YAH:

Open to me the gates of righteousness; I will go through them, And I will praise YAH (יה).

118:20 זה־השׁער ליהוה צדיקים יבאו בו׃

Zeh-hashaar laYEHOVAH tzadikim yavou vo:

This is the gate of YEHOVAH (יהוה), through which the righteous shall enter.

118:21אודך כי עניתני ותהי־לי לישׁועה׃

Odkha ki anitani vatehi-li lishuah:

I will praise You, For You have answered me, And have become my salvation.

118:22 אבן מאסו הבונים היתה לראשׁ פנה׃

Even maasu habonim haitah leRosh Pinah:

 The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief cornerstone.

118:23מאת יהוה היתה זאת היא נפלאת בעינינו׃

Meet YEHOVAH haitah zot hi niflat beeineinu:

This was the YEHOVAH (יהוה)'s doing; It is marvelous in our eyes.

118:24 זה־היום עשׂה יהוה נגילה ונשׂמחה בו׃

Zeh-haYOM asah YEHOVAH nagilah ve nismekha vo:

This is the Day which YEHOVAH (יהוה) has made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

118:25 אנא יהוה הושׁיעה נא אנא יהוה הצליחה נא׃

Ana YEHOVAH hoshianah na ana YEHOVAH hatzelikhah na:

Save now, I beseech you, O YEHOVAH (יהוה):

O YEHOVAH (יהוה), I beseech you, send now prosperity.

118:26 ברוך הבא בשׁם יהוה ברכנוכם מבית יהוה׃

Barukh haba BeShem YEHOVAH berakh nukhem miBeit YEHOVAH:

Blessed is he who comes in the Name of YEHOVAH (יהוה)!

We have blessed you from the house of YEHOVAH (יהוה).

118:27 אל יהוה ויאר לנו אסרו־חג בעבתים עד־קרנות המזבח׃

EL YEHOVAH vayaer lanu isru-khag baavotim ad-karnot hamizbeakh:

EL YEHOVAH (יהוה), And He has given us light; Bind the sacrifice with cords to the horns of the altar.

118:28 אלי אתה ואודך אלהי ארוממך׃

Eli atah veodehka Elohai arommekha:

You are my Eli, and I will praise You; You are my Elohai, I will exalt You.

118:29 הודו ליהוה כי־טוב כי לעולם חסדו׃

Hodu la YEHOVAH ki-Tov ki le Olam khasdo:

Oh, give thanks to YEHOVAH (יהוה), for He is good! For “His mercy endures forever.”


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