Tzedek Tzedek Tirdof (Justice Shall You Pursue) by Safam

Feb 2, 2016

צֶדֶק צֶדֶק תִּרְדֹּף לְמַעַן תִּחְיֶה וְיָרַשְׁתָּ אֶת־הָאָרֶץ אֲשֶׁר־יְהֹוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ נֹתֵן לָךְ׃

Justice, justice shall you pursue, that you may thrive and occupy the land that Hashem your God is giving you.

TZE-dek TZE-dek tir-DOF l'-MA-an tikh-YEH v'-ya-rash-TA et ha-A-retz a-sher a-do-NAI e-lo-HE-kha no-TAYN LAKH

Deuteronomy 16:20

וְיִגַּל כַּמַּיִם מִשְׁפָּט וּצְדָקָה כְּנַחַל אֵיתָן׃

But let justice well up like water, Righteousness like an unfailing stream.

v'-yi-GAL ka-MA-yim mish-PAT utz-da-KAH k'-NA-khal ay-TAN

Amos 5:24

Sing along in Hebrew to “Tzedek Tzedek Tirdof” performed by Safam. The lyrics are taken from Deuteronomy 16:20 and Amos 5:24. The video Features photographs of the Israel Defense Forces’ humanitarian missions throughout the world.

Lyrics:
“tzedek, tzedek, tzedek teer-dof”
Justice, justice shall you pursue

“l’ma-an tee-khyeh tzedek teer-dof”
that you may live, justice shall you pursue

“yeegal, yeegal, ka’mayeem meesh-paht”
And justice shall flow down like water

“oo-tzeh-dah-kah keh-nah-khal ay-tahn”
and righteousness like a mighty stream

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