53:1 For the Leader; upon Mahalath. Maschil of David.
53:2 The fool hath said in his heart: 'There is no God'; they have dealt corruptly, and have done abominable iniquity; there is none that doeth good.
53:3 God looked forth from heaven upon the children of men, to see if there were any man of understanding, that did seek after God.
53:4 Every one of them is unclean, they are together become impure; there is none that doeth good, no, not one.
53:5 'Shall not the workers of iniquity know it, who eat up My people as they eat bread, and call not upon God?'
53:6 There are they in great fear, where no fear was; for God hath scattered the bones of him that encampeth against thee; Thou hast put them to shame, because God hath rejected them.
53:7 Oh that the salvation of Israel were come out of Zion! When God turneth the captivity of His people, let Jacob rejoice, let Israel be glad.
lamnatsêach `al-mâchalath maskiyl ledhâvidh
53:1 lamnatsêach `al-mâchalath maskiyl ledhâvidh
53:2 'âmar nâbhâlbelibbo 'êyn 'elohiym hishchiythu vehith`iybhu `âvel 'êyn `osêh-thobh
53:3 'elohiym mishâmayim hishqiyph `al-benêy 'âdhâm lir'oth hayêsh maskiyldorêsh 'eth-'elohiym
53:4 kullo sâgh yachdâv ne'elâchu 'êyn `osêh-thobh'êyn gam-'echâdh
53:5 halo' yâdhe`u po`alêy 'âven 'okhelêy `ammiy'âkhelu lechem 'elohiym lo' qârâ'u
53:6 shâm pâchadhu-phachadh lo'-hâyâhphâchadh kiy-'elohiym pizzar `atsmoth chonâkh hebhishothâh kiy-'elohiymme'âsâm
53:7 miy yittên mitsiyyon yeshu`oth yisrâ'êl beshubh 'elohiymshebhuth `ammo yâghêl ya`aqobh yismach yisrâ'êl
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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