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Psalm 61

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1. For the choir director,
upon negiynath, for David,
lamnatstsêach
’al-negîynath ledâwid
2. Hear, O Elohim, my outcry,
be inclined to my prayer -
shame‘âh ’elôhîym rinnâthîy
haqeshîybâh tephillâthîy
3. from the extremity of earth unto you I cry out in the faintness of my heart,
to the Rock aloft above me guide me on.
miqetsêh hâ’ârets ’êlêykhâ ’eqerâ’ ba‘atôph libbîy
betsûr-yârûm mimmennîy thanechênîy
4. Since you have been a refuge for me,
a guard-tower of strength from the face of the enemy,
kîy-hâyîythâ macheçeh lîy
migdol-‘ôz mippenêy ’ôwyêb
5. I would be guest within your tent through every age,
take refuge in the secret place of your wings · Çelâh
’âgûrâh be’âhâlekhâ ‘ôwlâmîym
’echeçeh beçêther kenâpheykhâ çelâh
6. Since you, Elohim, you listened to my vows
you granted the inheritance of those who fear your name.
kîy-’attâh ’elôhîym shâma‘tâ linedârây
nâthattâ yerushshath yire’êy shemekhâ
7. Days upon days of the king grant increase
his years like generation after generation.
yâmîym ‘al-yemêy-melekh tôwçîyph
shenôwthâyw kemôw-dôr wâdôr
8. May he dwell for ever before your face, O Elohim,
loving-kindness and faithfulness appoint to watch over him.
yêshêb ‘ôwlâm liphenêy ’elôhîym
cheçed we’emeth man yintseruhû
9. Therefore will I make music of praise of your name always
to make good my vows day after day.
kên ’azammerâh shimekhâ lâ‘ad
leshallemîy nedâray yôwm yôwm
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