SHIRAT HAYAM


 

Ashirah lahashem kiga'o ga'ah
sus veroch'vo ramah vayam.
(x2)

Ozi vezim'rat yah,
vay'hi-li liy'shu'ah
zeh Eli ve'anvehu
Elohei avi va'aromemen'hu.
(x2)

SONG OF THE SEA


I will sing to God for his great victory*,
Horse and rider He threw in the sea.
(x2)

My strength** and song is God,
And this is my deliverance.
This is my God, I will enshrine Him***,
My father's God, I will exalt Him.
(x2)


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Note:
The song of victory after the downfall of the Egyptians at the Red Sea, part of daily liturgy.

Talmudic Interpretations, taken from The Living Torah, R. Aryeh Kaplan.
* "He has triumphed over the proud" or "He has shown His pride"
** "God's strength and cutting power was my deliverance"
*** "I will glorify Him" or "I will try to emulate Him"
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LYRICS
Bible - Exodus 15:1-2
MUSIC
Moshiko Halevy
SINGER
Tzadok Tzuberi
DANCE CHOREOGRAPHER
Moshiko Halevy 1992
DANCE FORMAT
Circle

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