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Psalm 121

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1. I will lift my eyes to the mountains
from where my help will come:
’essa’ ‘êynay ’el-hehârîym
mê’ayin yâbô’ ‘ezrîy
2. My help is from Yahweh,
maker of heaven and earth.
‘ezrîy mê‘am YHVH
‘ôsêh shâmayim wâ’ârets
3. He will not allow your foot to slip:
he will not become drowsy, your Keeper -
’al yittên lammôwt raglekhâ
’al yânûm shômrekhâ
4. see, he cannot become drowsy and he cannot sleep.
Keeper of Israel,
hinnêh lô’ yânûm welô’ yîyshân
shôwmêr yisrâ’êl
5. Yahweh your Keeper.
Yahweh the shade at your right hand:
YHVH shômrekhâ
YHVH tsillekhâ ‘al-yad yemîynâkhâ
6. by day the sun will not strike you down,
nor the moon in the night.
yôwmâm hashshemesh lô’-yakkekkâh
weyârêach ballâylâh
7. It is Yahweh who will keep you from all evil,
who will keep guard over your soul.
YHVH yishmârekhâ mikkol-râ‘
yishmôr ’eth-naphshekhâ
8. Yahweh will keep watch over your goings and comings,
from now and on into eternity.
YHVH yishmâr-tsê’thekhâ ûbô’ekhâ
mê‘attâh we‘ad-‘ôwlâm

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