Kol Dodi (The Voice of My Beloved) by Nomi Teplow

02/2/16

Hark! My beloved! There he comes, Leaping over mountains, Bounding over hills.
Song Of Songs 2:8

Sing along in Hebrew to “Kol Dodi” performed by Nomi Teplow. The lyrics are taken from Song of Songs 2:8.

Lyrics:
“kol dodi hee-nay zeh bah”
The voice of my beloved! behold, he cometh

“medaleg al heh-hareem – mekapetz al hah-gva-ot”
leaping upon the mountains, skipping upon the hills

“ah-nah dodee v-ah-mar lee koo-mee lakh koo-mee lakh”
My beloved spoke, and said unto me: Rise up

“rah-yah-tee yah-fah-tee oo-lekhee lakh”
my love, my fair one, and come away.

“har-eenee et mahr-ah-eekh ha-shmee-eenee et kolekh”
show me your appearance, let me hear thy voice

“kee kolekh ah-rev, oo-mahrekh nah-veh”
for sweet is thy voice, and thy countenance is comely

“anee yeh-shenah v’leebee ehr”
I sleep, but my heart is awake

kol dodee dofek peet-khee lee akhotee rah-yah-tee
Hark! my beloved is knocking: ‘Open to me, my sister, my love

“dodee lee vah-anee lo”
My beloved is mine, and I am his

“kol dodee dofek dofek peet-khee lee”
Hark! my beloved is knocking, is knocking:’Open to me’