Thursday, April 29, 2021

Makarisms, beatitudes, in the Psalms

1

1

awri haiw awr la hlç byxt rwyim
ubdrç k'taim la ymd
ubmowb lxim la iwb

Happy the person who does not walk in the advice of the wicked,
and in the way of sinners does not stand,
and in the seat of the scornful does not sit.

2

12

nwqu-br pn-ianf vtabdu drç ci-ibyr cmy't apo
awri cl-kosi bo

Kiss, each of you, pure lest he be angry and you perish in the way,
for he kindles as a hint of his anger. Happy are all who take refuge in him.

32

1

ldvid mwcil
awri nwui-pwy csui k'tah

Of David, an insight.
Happy transgression borne away, sin covered.

32

2

awri adm la ikwob ihvh lo yvon
vain bruko rmiih

Happy the human to whom Yahweh will not reckon iniquity,
and without deceit in his spirit.

33

12

awri hgoi awr-ihvh alohiv
hym bkr lnklh lo

Happy the nation whose God is Yahweh,
the people chosen as his inheritance.

34

9

'tymu urau ci-'tob ihvh
awri hgbr iksh-bo

Taste and see for Yahweh is good.
Happy the valiant that takes refuge in him.

40

5

awri hgbr awr-wm ihvh mb'tko
vla-pnh al-rhbim vw'ti czb

Happy the valiant who sets up Yahweh as his trust,
and does not save face with the defiant, falling away to a lie.

41

2

awri mwcil al-dl
biom ryh iml'thu ihvh

Happy the one giving insight to the weak.
In the day of evil Yahweh will let him escape.

65

5

awri tbkr utqrb iwcon kxriç
nwbyh b'tub bitç
qdow hiclç

Happy the one you have chosen and brought near, who will dwell in your courts.
We will be satisfied in the good of your house,
the holy of your temple.

84

5

awri iowbi bitç
yod ihlluç slh

Happy those sitting in your house.
Ever they will praise you. Selah.

84

6

awri adm yoz-lo bç
msilot blbbm

Happy the human whose strength is in you,
with a highway in their heart.

84

13

ihvh xbaot
awri adm bo'tk bç

Yahweh of hosts,
happy the human who trusts in you.

89

16

awri hym iodyi truyh
ihvh baor-pniç ihlcun

Happy the people knowing jubilation.
Yahweh, in the light of your face they will walk.

94

12

awri hgbr awr-tiisrnu ih
umtortç tlmdnu

Happy the valiant whom you chasten Yah,
and from your instruction you teach them.

106

3

awri womri mwp't
yowh xdqh bcl-yt

Happy those keeping judgment,
doing righteousness at all times.

112

1

hllu-ih awri-aiw ira at-ihvh
bmxvotiv kpx maod

Hallelu Yah. A happy person fears Yahweh.
By his commandments he has much delight.

119

1

awri tmimi-drç
hholcim btort ihvh

All joy for the complete of the way,
who walk in the instruction of Yahweh.

119

2

awri noxri ydotiv bcl-lb idrwuhu

All joy for those observing his testimonies. With a whole heart they search him out.

127

5

awri hgbr awr mila at-awpto mhm
la-ibowu
ci-idbru at-aoibim bwyr

Happy the valiant who filled his quiver with them.
He will not be ashamed,
when he speaks with enemies at the gate.

128

1

wir hmylot
awri cl-ira ihvh
hholç bdrciv

A song of the ascents.
Happy all who fear Yahweh,
who walk in his ways.

137

8

bt-bbl hwdudh
awri wiwlm-lç
at-gmulç wgmlt lnu

Devastating daughter of Babel,
happy the one who makes peace with you,
even rewards you as you rewarded us.

137

9

awri wiakz vnipx at-yolliiç al-hsly

Happy the one who grasps and smashes your babies on the cliff.

144

15

awri hym wcch lo
awri hym wihvh alohiv

Happy the people who are such to him.
Happy the people who have Yahweh as their God.

144

15

awri hym wcch lo
awri hym wihvh alohiv

Happy the people who are such to him.
Happy the people who have Yahweh as their God.

146

5

awri wal iyqob byzro
wbro yl-ihvh alohiv

Happy the one who has the God of Jacob for its help.
Its reliance is on Yahweh its God,

See also this structural analysis where one or two more instance of happy occur, showing that every book closes with a reference to happy. 

 



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