Bechamesh shniyot
Shenotru lichyot
Olam maleh
Olam maleh

Amok betoch halev
Machshavot nistarot
Olam maleh
Olam maleh

Lechapes sibot
Velish’ol she’elot
Lechakot litshuvot
Lizkor velishko’ach

La’azov, lachzor
Le’abed velishmor
Leshachrer chavalim
Ma’agal nisgar

Lifney shehalayla nigmar
Vehayom oleh
Olam maleh
Olam maleh

Yeshena bayamim, balelot
Veshomeret sodot
Olam maleh
Olam maleh

BeShabbat vachol
Lekadesh et hakol
Velada’at me’ayin
Kedei lehamshich kadima

Amok bachazeh
Zikaron oleh
Yesh siba shechayinu
Ba’olam hazeh


In the five seconds
We have left to live
A whole world
A whole world

Deep in the heart
Hidden thoughts
A whole world
A whole world

To look for reasons
And to ask questions
To wait for answers
To remember and forget

To leave and come back
To lose and keep
To release regrets
A circle that closes

Before the night is over
And day rises
A whole world
A whole world

Sleeping days and night
Guarding secrets
A whole world
A whole world

On Shabbat and weekdays
To sanctify it all
And to know where from
So we can move forward

Deep in the chest
A memory comes up
There is a reason
We lived in this world

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Hebrew words

Idan Raichel
Idan Raichel
Idan Raichel
Hayad Hachamah 2015 Track 9
Gadi Bitton

Words transliterated and translated by Chana Shuvaly of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Translated for Gadi Bitton, HORA Israeli Dancing School, Melbourne, Australia, Camp 2016
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