Mi Ha’ish (Who is the Person) by the Hava Nagillah Band

Feb 3, 2016

מִי־הָאִישׁ הֶחָפֵץ חַיִּים אֹהֵב יָמִים לִרְאוֹת טוֹב׃

Who is the man who is eager for life, who desires years of good fortune?

mee ha-EESH he-kha-FAYTZ kha-YIM o-HAYV ya-MEEM lir-OT TOV

Psalms 34:13

סוּר מֵרָע וַעֲשֵׂה־טוֹב בַּקֵּשׁ שָׁלוֹם וְרָדְפֵהוּ׃

Shun evil and do good, seek amity and pursue it.

Psalms 34:15

Sing along in Hebrew to “Who is the Person” performed by the Hava Nagilla Band. The lyrics are taken from Psalms 34:13-15. The video features beautiful photographs of the goodness of Israel.

mee ha-eesh
Who is the man

he-kha-faytz kha-yeem
who desires life

o-hayv ya-meem lir’-ot tov
who loves days to see goodness

n’-tzor l’-shon-kha may-ra
Guard your tongue from evil

u-s-fa-tey-kha mi-da-bayr meer’-ma
and your lips from speaking deceitfully

sur may-ra va-a-say tov
Turn from evil and do good

ba-kaysh sha-lom v’-rad’-fay-hu
seek peace and pursue it

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