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Ma Ashiv (How Can I Repay the Lord?) by the Israel Returns Band

Feb 2, 2016

אָ֭הַבְתִּי כִּי־יִשְׁמַ֥ע ׀ יְהֹוָ֑ה אֶת־ק֝וֹלִ֗י תַּחֲנוּנָֽי׃

I love Hashem* for He hears my voice, my pleas;

a-HAV-tee kee-yish-MA a-do-NAI et-ko-LEE ta-cha-NU-nai

Psalms 116:1

בְּחַצְר֤וֹת ׀ בֵּ֤ית יְהֹוָ֗ה בְּֽת֘וֹכֵ֤כִי יְֽרוּשָׁלָ֗͏ִם הַֽלְלוּ־יָֽהּ׃

in the courts of the house of Hashem, in the midst of Yerushalayim. Hallelujah.

b'-khatz-ROT bayt a-do-NAI b'-to-KHE-khi y'-ru-sha-LA-im ha-l'-lu-YAH.

Psalms 116:19

Sing along in Hebrew to “Ma Ashiv” performed by the Israel Returns band. The lyrics are taken from Psalm 116.

mah asheev la’Hashem
How can I repay the Lord?

khol tah-g-moolo-hee alai
for all His favors upon me

kos ye-shoo-ot esah
I shall lift up a cup of salvations

oo’vshem HaShem ekra
and I shall call out in the name of the Lord

nederai la’HaShem a’shalem
I shall pay my vows to the Lord

negdah nah l’khol amo
in the presence of all His people

yakar b’aynay Hashem
Difficult in the eyes of the Lord

hamavta la’khaseedav
is the death of His pious ones

ana Hashem kee anee
Please, O Lord, for I am

avdekha, anee avdekha
Your servant; I am Your servant

ben amatekha p’takh-ta l’moserai
the son of Your maidservant; You have released my bonds

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Relate Bible Verses: Chapter 116

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