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L’Zarekha (To Thy Seed) by Fran Avni

Feb 2, 2016

וַיֵּרָ֤א יְהֹוָה֙ אֶל־אַבְרָ֔ם וַיֹּ֕אמֶר לְזַ֨רְעֲךָ֔ אֶתֵּ֖ן אֶת־הָאָ֣רֶץ הַזֹּ֑את וַיִּ֤בֶן שָׁם֙ מִזְבֵּ֔חַ לַיהֹוָ֖ה הַנִּרְאֶ֥ה אֵלָֽיו׃

Hashem appeared to Avram and said, “I will assign this land to your offspring.” And he built a mizbayach there to Hashem who had appeared to him.

va-yay-RA a-do-NAI el av-RAM va-YO-mer l'-ZAR-a-KHA e-TAYN et ha-A-retz ha-ZOT va-YI-ven SHAM miz-BAY-akh la-do-NAI ha-nir-EH ay-LAV

Genesis 12:7

ק֚וּם הִתְהַלֵּ֣ךְ בָּאָ֔רֶץ לְאׇרְכָּ֖הּ וּלְרׇחְבָּ֑הּ כִּ֥י לְךָ֖ אֶתְּנֶֽנָּה׃

Up, walk about the land, through its length and its breadth, for I give it to you.”

KUM hit-ha-LEKH ba-A-retz l'-or-KAH u-l'-ro-K'-BAH, KEE le-KHA et-TE-ne-NAH.

Genesis 13:17

Sing along in Hebrew to “L’Zarekha” performed by Fran Avni. The lyrics are taken from Genesis 12:7 and 13:17. The video Features photographs of the length and breadth of the Land of Israel.

l’zarekha eten et ha’aretz ha-zot
Unto thy seed will I give this land

koom heet-ha-lekh ba’aretz
Arise, walk through the land

l’orkah oo-leh-rokhba
in the length of it and in the breadth of it

kee lekha etneh-nah
for unto thee will I give it

Related Names and Places: Abraham

Relate Bible Verses: Chapter 12, Chapter 13

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