Hashem Shomaya es Koli (The Lord Hears My Voice) by Shlomo Haokip
I love Hashem* for He hears my voice, my pleas;
in the courts of the house of Hashem, in the midst of Yerushalayim. Hallelujah.
Sing along in Hebrew to “Hashem Shomaya es Koli” performed by Shlomo Haokip. The lyrics are taken from Psalm 116.
I love the Lord for He hears my voice, my supplications.
ahavti ki yishma Hashem et koli takhanunai
For He extended His ear to me, and I shall call out in my days.
ki hita ozna li U’beyamai ekra
Pains of death surrounded me
Afafuni khevkei mavet
and the boundaries of the grave befell me
umetzarei she’ol metza’uni
I found trouble and grief
Tzara veyagon emtza
And I called out in the name of the Lord, “Please, God, save my soul!
U’beshem Hashem ekra ana Hashem maleta nafshi
The Lord is gracious and righteous, and our God is merciful
khanun Hashem vetzadik Veloheinu merakhem
The Lord protects the simple; when I was poor, He saved me
shomer petaim Hashem daloti veli yehoshia
Return, my soul, to your rest, for the Lord has dealt bountifully with you
shuvi nafshi limnukaykhi Ki Hashem gamal alaykhi
For You have rescued my soul from death, my eye from tears, and my foot from stumbling.
ki khilatzta naftshi mimavet, et eini min dim’a et ragli midekhi
I shall walk before the Lord in the lands of the living
et-halekh lifnei Hashem be’artzot hakhaim
I believed so that I spoke; I humble myself exceedingly
he’emanti kiadaber ani aniti meod
I said in my haste, “All men are deceitful.”
ani amarti bekhafzi kol ha’adam kozev