41:1 For the Leader. A Psalm of David.
41:2 Happy is he that considereth the poor; the Lord will deliver him in the day of evil.
41:3 the Lord preserve him, and keep him alive, let him be called happy in the land; and deliver not Thou him unto the greed of his enemies.
41:4 the Lord support him upon the bed of illness; mayest Thou turn all his lying down in his sickness.
41:5 As for me, I said: 'O the Lord, be gracious unto me; heal my soul; for I have sinned against Thee.'
41:6 Mine enemies speak evil of me: 'When shall he die, and his name perish?'
41:7 And if one come to see me, he speaketh falsehood; his heart gathereth iniquity to itself; when he goeth abroad, he speaketh of it.
41:8 All that hate me whisper together against me, against me do they devise my hurt:
41:9 'An evil thing cleaveth fast unto him; and now that he lieth, he shall rise up no more.'
41:10 Yea, mine own familiar friend, in whom I trusted, who did eat of my bread, hath lifted up his heel against me.
41:11 But Thou, O the Lord, be gracious unto me, and raise me up, that I may requite them.
41:12 By this I know that Thou delightest in me, that mine enemy doth not triumph over me.
41:13 And as for me, Thou upholdest me because of mine integrity, and settest me before Thy face for ever.
41:14 Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, from everlasting and to everlasting. Amen, and Amen.
lamnatsêach mizmor ledhâvidh
41:1 lamnatsêach mizmor ledhâvidh
41:2 'ashrêy maskiyl 'el-dâlbeyom râ`âh yemallethêhu Adonay
41:3 Adonay yishmerêhuviychayyêhu ye'shor [v]['ushar] bâ'ârets ve'al-tittenêhu benephesh'oyebhâyv
41:4 Adonay yis`âdhennu `al-`eres devây kol-mishkâbhohâphakhtâ bhechâlyo
41:5 'aniy-'âmartiy Adonay chânnêniy rephâ'âhnaphshiy kiy-châthâ'thiy lâkh
41:6 'oyebhay yo'mru ra` liy mâthay yâmuthve'âbhadh shemo
41:7 ve'im-bâ' lir'oth shâv' yedhabbêr libbo yiqbâts-'âvenlo yêtsê' lachuts yedhabbêr
41:8 yachadh `âlay yithlachashu kol-sone'ây `âlay.yachshebhu râ`âh liy
41:9 debhar-beliyya`al yâtsuq bo va'asher shâkhabh lo'-yosiyph lâqum
41:10 gam-'iysh shelomiy 'asher-bâthachtiy bho 'okhêl lachmiyhighdiyl `âlay `âqêbh
41:11 ve'attâh Adonay chânnêniy vahaqiymêniyva'ashallemâh lâhem
41:12 bezo'th yâdha`tiy kiy-châphatstâ biy kiy lo'-yâriya` 'oyebhiy `âlây
41:13 va'aniy bethummiy tâmakhtâ biyvattatsiybhêniy lephâneykha le`olâm
41:14 bârukh Adonay 'elohêyyisrâ'êl mêhâ`olâm ve`adh hâ`olâm 'âmên ve'âmên
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.
Source for English: http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/jps/psa.htm
Source for transliteration: http://www.sacred-texts.com/bib/tv/psa.htm
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