Amart et mar libech
vehayit li ko zarah
hayiti dei ragu'a
gam kshe'at hayit karah.

Milim kemo sakin
ve'enayim esh yokdot
sha'alti az madu'a
at sovevet sviv predot.

Libech hu lev shel even
im si'ach letzido
daka achat hu vered
umiyad hofech oro.
Ashke oto bli heref
sheyifrach kol hashanah
tehi ishah ohevet
va'ani shelach.

Amart et mar libech
ve'lo haya lach ma lomar
lerega kat chashavti
shehayiti lach lezar.

Hiketi al kol chet
gam k'shelo asiti klum
ve'at tamid amart li
she'ahavah hi shi'amum.

Libech hu...


You spoke the bitterness in your heart,
and you were such a stranger to me
I was pretty relaxed
even when you were cold.

Words that feel like a knife
and eyes that blaze as fire
I asked you then why
you go around departures.

Your heart is a heart of stone
with a bush next to it
One minute it is a rose
and straight away changes its skin.
I will water it without stopping
so it will bloom all year around
you'd be a loving woman
and I ('d be) yours.

You spoke the bitterness in your heart,
and you had nothing (else) to say
for one small moment I thought
that I turned to a stranger to you.

I asked for forgiveness for each sin,
even when I had done nothing
and you always said to me
that love is boredom.

Your heart is...

Hebrew words

Ze'ev Nechamah
Ze'ev Nechamah And Tamir Kaliski
Eyal Golan
Chayal Shel Ahavah Track 3
Naftali Kadosh 1998

Words transliterated and translated by Chana Shuvaly of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
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