Friday, March 30, 2018

Psalm 116

The psalm for Maundy Thursday.


Psalms 116 Fn Min Max Syll
אָ֭הַבְתִּי כִּֽי־יִשְׁמַ֥ע ׀ יְהוָ֑ה
אֶת־ק֝וֹלִ֗י תַּחֲנוּנָֽי
1 g I love, for Yahweh heard,
the voice of my supplication.
3e 4A 8
7
כִּֽי־הִטָּ֣ה אָזְנ֣וֹ לִ֑י
וּבְיָמַ֥י אֶקְרָֽא
2 For he bent his ear to me,
and in my days I will call.

3e 4B 5
5
אֲפָפ֤וּנִי ׀ חֶבְלֵי־מָ֗וֶת וּמְצָרֵ֣י שְׁא֣וֹל מְצָא֑וּנִי
צָרָ֖ה וְיָג֣וֹן אֶמְצָֽא
3 The pangs of death enveloped me and anguish of Sheol found me.
Trouble and sadness I find.
3e 4C 16
7
וּבְשֵֽׁם־יְהוָ֥ה אֶקְרָ֑א
אָנָּ֥ה יְ֝הוָ֗ה מַלְּטָ֥ה נַפְשִֽׁי
4 So in the name of Yahweh I will call,
beseeching, Yahweh, make an escape for my being.

3e 4A 6
8
חַנּ֣וּן יְהֹוָ֣ה וְצַדִּ֑יק
וֵ֖אלֹהֵ֣ינוּ מְרַחֵֽם
5 Gracious is Yahweh and righteous,
and our God is compassionate.
3e 4B 8
7
שֹׁמֵ֣ר פְּתָאיִ֣ם יְהֹוָ֑ה
דַּ֝לּוֹתִ֗י וְלִ֣י יְהוֹשִֽׁיעַ
6 Yahweh keeps the simple.
I was brought low and me he saves.

3e 4B 8
9
שׁוּבִ֣י נַ֭פְשִׁי לִמְנוּחָ֑יְכִי
כִּֽי־יְ֝הוָ֗ה גָּמַ֥ל עָלָֽיְכִי
7 Return, O my being, to your rest,
for Yahweh has matured you.
3e 4B 8
9
כִּ֤י חִלַּ֥צְתָּ נַפְשִׁ֗י מִ֫מָּ֥וֶת
אֶת־עֵינִ֥י מִן־דִּמְעָ֑ה
אֶת־רַגְלִ֥י מִדֶּֽחִי
8 C For he rescued my being from death,
my eyes from tears,
my foot from tripping.

3e 4C 9
6
6
אֶ֭תְהַלֵּךְ לִפְנֵ֣י יְהוָ֑ה
בְּ֝אַרְצ֗וֹת הַֽחַיִּֽים
9 g I will walk in the presence of Yahweh,
in the lands of the living.
3e 4B 7
6
הֶ֭אֱמַנְתִּי כִּ֣י אֲדַבֵּ֑ר
אֲ֝נִ֗י עָנִ֥יתִי מְאֹֽד
10 g I believed so I spoke.
I myself was much afflicted.

3e 4B 8
7
אֲ֭נִי אָמַ֣רְתִּי בְחָפְזִ֑י
כָּֽל־הָאָדָ֥ם כֹּזֵֽב
11 g I myself said in my haste,
every human lies.
3e 4B 8
6
מָֽה־אָשִׁ֥יב לַיהוָ֑ה
כָּֽל־תַּגְמוּל֥וֹהִי עָלָֽי
12 What will I return to Yahweh,
for all his benefits to me?
3e 4A 5
7
כּוֹס־יְשׁוּע֥וֹת אֶשָּׂ֑א
וּבְשֵׁ֖ם יְהוָ֣ה אֶקְרָֽא
13 The cup of salvation I will bear,
so in the name of Yahweh I will call.
3e 4B 6
6
נְ֭דָרַי לַיהוָ֣ה אֲשַׁלֵּ֑ם
נֶגְדָה־נָּ֝֗א לְכָל־עַמּֽוֹ
14 g My vows to Yahweh I will pay,
may it be before all his people.

3e 4B 8
7
יָ֭קָר בְּעֵינֵ֣י יְהוָ֑ה
הַ֝מָּ֗וְתָה לַחֲסִידָֽיו
15 g Precious in the eyes of Yahweh,
is the death of those under his mercy.
3e 4B 7
7
אָֽנָּ֣ה יְהוָה֮ כִּֽי־אֲנִ֪י עַ֫בְדֶּ֥ךָ
אֲ‍ֽנִי־עַ֭בְדְּךָ בֶּן־אֲמָתֶ֑ךָ
פִּ֝תַּ֗חְתָּ לְמוֹסֵרָֽי
16 Yahweh beseeching, for I myself am your servant,
I myself your servant and child of your maidservant.
You have loosed my bonds.
3d 4B 9
9
7
לְֽךָ־אֶ֭זְבַּח זֶ֣בַח תּוֹדָ֑ה
וּבְשֵׁ֖ם יְהוָ֣ה אֶקְרָֽא
17 To you I will offer the offering of thanksgiving,
so in the name of Yahweh I will call.
3e 4B 8
6
נְ֭דָרַי לַיהוָ֣ה אֲשַׁלֵּ֑ם
נֶגְדָה־נָּ֝֗א לְכָל־עַמּֽוֹ
18 g My vows to Yahweh I will pay,
may it be before all his people,
3e 4B 8
7
בְּחַצְר֤וֹת ׀ בֵּ֤ית יְהוָ֗ה בְּֽת֘וֹכֵ֤כִי יְֽרוּשָׁלִָ֗ם הַֽלְלוּ־יָֽהּ 19 in the courts of the house of Yahweh,
in your centre O Jerusalem.
Hallelu Yah.
3e 4C 17