144:1 A Psalm of David. Blessed be the Lord my Rock, who traineth my hands for war, and my fingers for battle;
144:2 My lovingkindness, and my fortress, my high tower, and my deliverer; my shield, and He in whom I take refuge; who subdueth my people under me.
144:3 the Lord, what is man, that Thou takest knowledge of him? or the son of man, that Thou makest account of him?
144:4 Man is like unto a breath; his days are as a shadow that passeth away.
144:5 O the Lord, bow Thy heavens, and come down; touch the mountains, that they may smoke.
144:6 Cast forth lightning, and scatter them; send out Thine arrows, and discomfit them.
144:7 Stretch forth Thy hands from on high; rescue me, and deliver me out of many waters, out of the hand of strangers;
144:8 Whose mouth speaketh falsehood, and their right hand is a right hand of lying.
144:9 O God, I will sing a new song unto Thee, upon a psaltery of ten strings will I sing praises unto Thee;
144:10 Who givest salvation unto kings, who rescuest David Thy servant from the hurtful sword.
144:11 Rescue me, and deliver me out of the hand of strangers, whose mouth speaketh falsehood, and their right hand is a right hand of lying.
144:12 We whose sons are as plants grown up in their youth; whose daughters are as corner-pillars carved after the fashion of a palace;
144:13 Whose garners are full, affording all manner of store; whose sheep increase by thousands and ten thousands in our fields;
144:14 Whose oxen are well laden; with no breach, and no going forth, and no outcry in our broad places;
144:15 Happy is the people that is in such a case. Yea, happy is the people whose God is the Lord.
ledhâvidh bârukh Adonay tsuriy hamlammêdh yâdhaylaqrâbh
144:1 ledhâvidh bârukh Adonay tsuriy hamlammêdh yâdhaylaqrâbh 'etsbe`othay lammilchâmâh
144:2 chasdiy umetsudhâthiy misgabbiyumephalthiy liy mâghinniy ubho châsiythiy hârodhêdh `ammiy thachtây
144:3 Adonay mâh-'âdhâm vattêdhâ`êhu ben-'enosh vattechashebhêhu
144:4 'âdhâm lahebhel dâmâh yâmâyv ketsêl `obhêr
144:5 Adonay hath-.shâmeykha vethêrêdh ga` behâriym veye`eshânu
144:6 beroq bârâq uthephiytsêmshelach chitseykha uthehummêm
144:7 shelach yâdheykha mimmârom petsêniyvehatsiylêniy mimmayim rabbiym miyyadh benêy nêkhâr
144:8 'asherpiyhem dibber-shâve' viymiynâm yemiyn shâqer
144:9 'elohiym shiyrchâdhâsh 'âshiyrâh lâkh benêbhel `âsor 'azammerâh-lâkh
144:10 hannothênteshu`âh lammelâkhiym happotseh 'eth-dâvidh `abhdo mêcherebh râ`âh
144:11 petsêniy vehatsiylêniy miyyadh benêy-nêkhâr 'asher piyhem dibber-shâve' viymiynâm yemiyn shâqer
144:12 'asher bânêynu kinthi`iymmeghuddâliym bin`urêyhem benothêynu khezâviyyoth mechuthâbhothtabhniyth hêykhâl
144:13 mezâvêynu melê'iym mephiyqiym mizzan 'el-zantso'vnênu ma'aliyphoth merubbâbhoth bechutsothêynu
144:14 'alluphêynumesubbâliym 'êyn-perets ve'êyn yotsê'th ve'êyn tsevâchâhbirchobhothêynu
144:15 'ashrêy hâ`âm shekkâkhâh lo 'ashrêy hâ`âm sheyhvh'elohâyv
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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Source for transliteration: http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/tv/psa.htm
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