81:1 To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of Asaph.
81:2 Sing aloud unto God our strength; shout unto the God of Jacob.
81:3 Take up the melody, and sound the timbrel, the sweet harp with the psaltery.
81:4 Blow the horn at the new moon, at the full moon for our feast-day.
81:5 For it is a statute for Israel, an ordinance of the God of Jacob.
81:6 He appointed it in Joseph for a testimony, when He went forth against the land of Egypt. The speech of one that I knew not did I hear:
81:7 'I removed his shoulder from the burden; His hands were freed from the basket.
81:8 Thou didst call in trouble, and I rescued thee; I answered thee in the secret place of thunder; I proved thee at the waters of Meribah. Selah
81:9 Hear, O My people, and I will admonish thee: O Israel, if thou wouldest hearken unto Me!
81:10 There shall no strange god be in thee; neither shalt thou worship any foreign god.
81:11 I am the Lord thy God, who brought thee up out of the land of Egypt; open thy mouth wide, and I will fill it.
81:12 But My people hearkened not to My voice; and Israel would none of Me.
81:13 So I let them go after the stubbornness of their heart, that they might walk in their own counsels.
81:14 Oh that My people would hearken unto Me, that Israel would walk in My ways!
81:15 I would soon subdue their enemies, and turn My hand against their adversaries.
81:16 The haters of the Lord should dwindle away before Him; and their punishment should endure for ever.
81:17 They should also be fed with the fat of wheat; and with honey out of the rock would I satisfy thee.'
lamnatsêach `al-haggittiyth le'âsâph
81:1 lamnatsêach `al-haggittiyth le'âsâph
81:2 harniynu lê'lohiym`uzzênu hâriy`u lê'lohêy ya`aqobh
81:3 se'u-zimrâh uthenu-thoph kinnornâ`iym `im-nâbhel
81:4 tiq`u bhachodhesh shophâr bakkêseh leyom chaggênu
81:5 kiy choq leyisrâ'êl hu' mishpâth lê'lohêy ya`aqobh
81:6 `êdhuth biyhosêphsâmo betsê'tho `al-'erets mitsrâyim sephath lo'-yâdha`tiy 'eshmâ`
81:7 hasiyrothiy missêbhel shikhmo kappâyv middudh ta`abhorenâh
81:8 batsârâhqârâ'thâ vâ'achalletsekhâ 'e`enkha besêther ra`am 'ebhchânekha `al-mêymeriybhâh selâh
81:9 shema` `ammiy ve'â`iydhâh bâkh yisrâ'êl 'im-tishma`-liy
81:10 lo'-yihyeh bhekha 'êl zâr velo' thishtachaveh le'êl nêkhâr
81:11 'ânokhiy Adonay 'eloheykha hamma`alkha mê'erets mitsrâyimharchebh-piykha va'amal'êhu
81:12 velo'-shâma` `ammiy leqoliyveyisrâ'êl lo'-'âbhâh liy
81:13 vâ'ashallechêhu bishriyruth libbâm yêlekhubemo`atsothêyhem
81:14 lu `ammiy shomêa` liy yisrâ'êl bidhrâkhayyehallêkhu
81:15 kim`ath 'oyebhêyhem 'akhniya` ve`al tsârêyhem 'âshiybhyâdhiy
81:16 mesan'êy Adonay yekhachashu-lo viyhiy `ittâm le`olâm
81:17 vayya'akhiylêhu mêchêlebh chithâh umitsur debhash 'asbiy`ekha
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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