Psalm 131
Language: Hebrew (עברית) 

א   [שִׁיר הַמַּעֲלוֹת, לְדָוִד:]1
   יְהוָה, לֹא-גָבַהּ לִבִּי--
   וְלֹא-רָמוּ עֵינַי; וְלֹא-הִלַּכְתִּי,
   בִּגְדֹלוֹת וּבְנִפְלָאוֹת מִמֶּנִּי.
ב   אִם-לֹא שִׁוִּיתִי, וְדוֹמַמְתִּי--
   כְּגָמֻל, עֲלֵי אִמּוֹ;
   כַּגָּמֻל עָלַי נַפְשִׁי.
ג   יַחֵל יִשְׂרָאֵל, אֶל-יְהוָה-- מֵעַתָּה, וְעַד-עוֹלָם.

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Here is a transliteration of Bernstein's text:

Adonai, Adonai,
Lo gavah libi,
V'lo ramu einai,
V'lo hilachti
Big'dolot uv'niflaot
Im lo shiviti
Naf'shi k'gamul alei imo,                                           
Kagamul alai naf'shi.
Yahel Yis'rael el Adonai
Me'atah v'ad olam.


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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Louis Segond) , "Psaume 131", first published 1910
  • LAT Latin (Bible or other Sacred Texts) , "Psalmus 130 (131)"

Researcher for this text: Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2010-04-19
Line count: 12
Word count: 37