TO GIVE    (Giving)

Latet et hanshama v'et halev,
Latet k'she'ata ohev.
V'eich motz'im et hahevdel
Sheben lakachat u'l'kabel,
Od tilmad latet, latet...

L'galot sodot b'seter,
L'hatir et s'vach hakesher
K'shehalev b'cha nitzbat
Mikol chiyuch, mikol mabat

Ata nizhar, ata yodei'a
V'chutz mimcha ish lo shomei'a
Posei'a ben hadakuyot
Ume'malei sha'ot p'nuyot.


Latet et hanshama v'et halev
Latet k'she'ata ohev
Od tilmad latet, latet

Ata lomed im hashanim
Livnot b'yachad binyanim,
Lichyot im kol hashinuyim.
Lirkom ita sipur chayim
V'la'avor yamim kashim
Bimtzukot v'rigushim
Tamid lada'at l'vater
v'et hata'am l'shamer.


Lir'ot b'toch han'fila
She'yesh makom l'm'chila
Tamid efshar shuv l'hatchil,
Kmo yom chadash, kmo karagil - latet

Od tilmad latet, latet

To give the soul and the heart,
To give,
To give when you love.
And however one finds the difference
Between taking and receiving
You will yet learn to give, to give...

To discover secrets [in secret]
To release the tangle of connection
When your heart is pinched
By every smile, every look

You are careful, you know,
And aside from you, no one hears
Walking a fine line, trying not to offend
And filling the free time


To give the soul and the heart
To give when you love
You will yet learn to give, to give

You learn with the years
To build buildings together
To live with all the changes.
To weave, with her, a life=s story
And to get through difficult days
In distress and troubled times
To always know how to give in,
and to keep the love alive


To see in the midst of the fall,
That there is room for forgiveness
It=s always possible to start again
Like a new day, like the usual - to give

You will yet learn to give, to give

Click here for the pdf of the Hebrew words

LYRICS Chamutal Ben Ze'ev
MUSIC Boaz Sharabi
(Greatest Hits 3-CD collection)
Boaz Sharabi
(on separate recordings)

The words to this song were transliterated and translated by

Malka Tischler of New York

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