116:1 I love that the Lord should hear my voice and my supplications.
116:2 Because He hath inclined His ear unto me, therefore will I call upon Him all my days.
116:3 The cords of death compassed me, and the straits of the nether-world got hold upon me; I found trouble and sorrow.
116:4 But I called upon the name of the Lord: 'I beseech thee, O the Lord, deliver my soul.'
116:5 Gracious is the Lord, and righteous; yea, our God is compassionate.
116:6 the Lord preserveth the simple; I was brought low, and He saved me.
116:7 Return, O my soul, unto Thy rest; for the Lord hath dealt bountifully with thee.
116:8 For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from stumbling.
116:9 I shall walk before the Lord in the lands of the living.
116:10 I trusted even when I spoke: 'I am greatly afflicted.'
116:11 I said in my haste: 'All men are liars.'
116:12 How can I repay unto the Lord all His bountiful dealings toward me?
116:13 I will lift up the cup of salvation, and call upon the name of the Lord.
116:14 My vows will I pay unto the Lord, yea, in the presence of all His people.
116:15 Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of His saints.
116:16 I beseech Thee, O the Lord, for I am Thy servant; I am Thy servant, the son of Thy handmaid; Thou hast loosed my bands.
116:17 I will offer to thee the sacrifice of thanksgiving, and will call upon the name of the Lord.
116:18 I will pay my vows unto the Lord, yea, in the presence of all His people;
116:19 In the courts of the Lord'S house, in the midst of thee, O Jerusalem. Hallelujah.
'âhabhtiy kiy-yishma` Adonay 'eth-qoliy tachanunây
116:1 'âhabhtiy kiy-yishma` Adonay 'eth-qoliy tachanunây
116:2 kiy-hithâh 'âzeno liy ubheyâmay 'eqrâ'
116:3 'aphâphuniy chebhlêy-mâvethumetsârêy she'ol metsâ'uniy tsârâh veyâghon 'emtsâ'
116:4 ubheshêm-Adonay 'eqrâ' 'ânnâh Adonay mallethâh naphshiy
116:5 channunAdonay vetsaddiyq vê'lohêynu merachêm
116:6 shomêr pethâ'yimAdonay dallothiy veliy yehoshiya`
116:7 shubhiy naphshiy limnuchâyekhiykiy-Adonay gâmal `âlâyekhiy
116:8 kiy chillatstâ naphshiy mimmâveth'eth-`êyniy min-dim`âh 'eth-raghliy middechiy
116:9 'ethhallêkh liphnêyAdonay be'artsoth hachayyiym
116:10 he'emantiy kiy 'adhabbêr 'aniy`âniythiy me'odh
116:11 'aniy 'âmartiy bhechâpheziy kol-hâ'âdhâm kozêbh
116:12 mâh-'âshiybh layhvh kol-taghmulohiy `âlây
116:13 kos-yeshu`oth 'esâ'ubheshêm Adonay 'eqrâ'
116:14 nedhâray layhvh 'ashallêm neghdhâh-nâ'lekhol-`ammo
116:15 yâqâr be`êynêy Adonay hammâvthâhlachasiydhâyv
116:16 'ânnâh Adonay kiy-'aniy `abhdekha 'aniy-`abhdekhaben-'amâthekha pittachtâ lemosêrây
116:17 lekha-'ezbach zebhach todhâhubheshêm Adonay 'eqrâ'
116:18 nedhâray layhvh 'ashallêm neghdhâh-nâ'lekhol-`ammo
116:19 bechatsroth bêyth Adonay bethokhêkhiy yerushâlâimhalelu-yâh
version of the psalms is from the Jewish Publication Society (JPS),
a translation of the Hebrew Bible published in 1917.
The text is in the public domain.
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