ACHAT SHA'ALTI

אַחַת, שָׁאַלְתִּי 

 

Achat shaalti meeit Hashem
otah avakesh (meeit Hashem).
(x2)

Shivti beveit Hashem
kol yemei chayai,
Lachzot benoam, benoam Hashem
ulevaker beheichalo.


Ashkenazi pronunciation:
Achas shoalti me'eis Hashem
osa avakesh (me'eis Hashem)
(x2)

Shivti beveis Hashem
kol yemei chayai,
Lach'zois benoi'om Hashem
ulevaker beheicholo.

ONE THING I HAVE ASKED

 

One thing have I asked of the Lord,
that I still seek:


That I may dwell in the house of the Lord
all the days of my life,
To behold the graciousness of the Lord,
and to enter His sanctuary.


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Hebrew words

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Mordechai Shapiro

LYRICS
Bible - Psalm 27:4
MUSIC
Yoni Genut
SINGER
Lehakat Bein Hashemashot
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Maurice Perez
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Circle

Words transliterated by George Jakubovits of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Words translated by Gila Ansell Brauner of Jerusalem, Israel.
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