Vegn rokhves fun felder
Language: Yiddish (יידיש) 
Vegn rokhves fun felder,
Oy, brider getraye,
hob ikh a mol nit lider gezungen,
vayl nit far mir di felder flegn grinen
un nit far mir flegt toy aroprinen.

In enge kelers, in finstere vi nakht,
bin ikh gezesn, gezesn farshmakht,
in keler hot umetik zikh getrogn
mayn nign vegn tsores un laydn un plogn. 

Kol virtisher taykhl zolst flisn, zolst flisn,
un gib ale fraynt mayne fraylekhe grusn,
in gliklikhe kolvirt iz itst mayn heym,
bai mayn fenster shteyt a bliyender boym.

Di felder far mir, far mir oikh itst grinen,
fun zey milkh un honig far mir oikh rinen,
kh'bin gliklikh!
Du zolst mayne brider dertseyln,
vegn kolvirtshe felder zing ikh itst mayne lider!


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