Psalms 135


הַלְלוּ יָהּ הַלְלוּ אֶת־שֵׁם יְהוָה הַלְלוּ עַבְדֵי יְהוָה׃   135:1

Psal. 135:1   Hallelujah!  Praise the name of the Lord!

                                Give praise, servants of the Lord,

שֶׁעֹמְדִים בְּבֵית יְהוָה בְּחַצְרוֹת בֵּית אֱלֹהֵינוּ׃   135:2

Psal. 135:2   who are standing in the house of the Lord,

                                in the courts of the house of our God.

הַלְלוּ־יָהּ כִּי־טוֹב יְהוָה זַמְּרוּ לִשְׁמוֹ כִּי נָעִים׃   135:3

Psal. 135:3   Praise the Lord, for the Lord is good;

                                sing praises to His name, for it is delightful.

כִּי־יַעֲקֹב בָּחַר לוֹ יָהּ יִשְׂרָאֵל לִסְגֻלָּתוֹ׃   135:4

Psal. 135:4   For the Lord has chosen Jacob for Himself,

                                Israel for His treasure.

כִּי אֲנִי יָדַעְתִּי כִּי־גָדוֹל יְהוָה וַאֲדֹנֵינוּ מִכָּל־אֱלֹהִים׃   135:5

Psal. 135:5   For I know that the Lord and our Master is greater than all gods.

כֹּל אֲשֶׁר־חָפֵץ יְהוָה עָשָׂה בַּשָּׁמַיִם וּבָאָרֶץ בַּיַּמִּים וְכָל־תְּהוֹמוֹת׃   135:6

Psal. 135:6   Anything that the Lord is pleased with, He does,

                                in heaven or on earth,

                         in the seas or in all the depths,

מַעֲלֶה נְשִׂאִים מִקְצֵה הָאָרֶץ בְּרָקִים לַמָּטָר עָשָׂה מוֹצֵא־רוּחַ מֵאוֹצְרוֹתָיו׃   135:7

Psal. 135:7   causing vapors to ascend from the ends of the earth,

                                making lightning bolts for the rain,

                        bringing forth the wind from His storehouses,

שֶׁהִכָּה בְּכוֹרֵי מִצְרָיִם מֵאָדָם עַד־בְּהֵמָה׃   135:8

Psal. 135:8   smiting the first born of Egypt,

                                whether human or beast.

שָׁלַח אֹתוֹת וּמֹפְתִים בְּתוֹכֵכִי מִצְרָיִם בְּפַרְעֹה וּבְכָל־עֲבָדָיו׃   135:9

Psal. 135:9   He sent signs and wonders into your midst, Egypt,

                                on Pharaoh and on all his servants,

שֶׁהִכָּה גּוֹיִם רַבִּים וְהָרַג מְלָכִים עֲצוּמִים׃   135:10

Psal. 135:10   Who smote many nations,

                                and slew mighty kings,

לְסִיחוֹן מֶלֶךְ הָאֱמֹרִי וּלְעוֹג מֶלֶךְ הַבָּשָׁן וּלְכֹל מַמְלְכוֹת כְּנָעַן׃   135:11

Psal. 135:11   for example, Sihon, king of the Amorites,

                                and Og, king of Bashan,

                          and all the kingdoms of Canaan,

וְנָתַן אַרְצָם נַחֲלָה נַחֲלָה לְיִשְׂרָאֵל עַמּוֹ׃   135:12

Psal. 135:12   and made their land a heritage,

                                an inheritance for Israel, His people.

יְהוָה שִׁמְךָ לְעוֹלָם יְהוָה זִכְרְךָ לְדֹר־וָדֹר׃   135:13

Psal. 135:13   Lord, Your name is forever,

                                Lord, Your memorial for all generations.

כִּי־יָדִין יְהוָה עַמּוֹ וְעַל־עֲבָדָיו יִתְנֶחָם׃   135:14

Psal. 135:14   Surely the Lord will judge His people,

                                and may He have compassion concerning His servants.

עֲצַבֵּי הַגּוֹיִם כֶּסֶף וְזָהָב מַעֲשֵׂה יְדֵי אָדָם׃   135:15

Psal. 135:15   The idols of the nations of silver and gold

                                are work of the hands of a man.

פֶּה־לָהֶם וְלֹא יְדַבֵּרוּ עֵינַיִם לָהֶם וְלֹא יִרְאוּ׃   135:16

Psal. 135:16   A mouth is theirs, but they can not speak;

                                eyes are theirs, but they can not see;

אָזְנַיִם לָהֶם וְלֹא יַאֲזִינוּ אַף אֵין־יֶשׁ־רוּחַ בְּפִיהֶם׃   135:17

Psal. 135:17   ears are theirs, but they can not hear;

                                moreover, there is no breath in their mouth.

כְּמוֹהֶם יִהְיוּ עֹשֵׂיהֶם כֹּל אֲשֶׁר־בֹּטֵחַ בָּהֶם׃   135:18

Psal. 135:18   Their makers will become just like them

                                -- all who trust in them.

בֵּית יִשְׂרָאֵל בָּרֲכוּ אֶת־יְהוָה בֵּית אַהֲרֹן בָּרֲכוּ אֶת־יְהוָה׃   135:19

Psal. 135:19   House of Israel!   Bless the Lord!

                                House of Aaron!   Bless the Lord!

בֵּית הַלֵּוִי בָּרֲכוּ אֶת־יְהוָה יִרְאֵי יְהוָה בָּרֲכוּ אֶת־יְהוָה׃   135:20

Psal. 135:20   House of the Levites!   Bless the Lord!

                                The reverent of the Lord!   Bless the Lord!

בֵּית הַלֵּוִי בָּרֲכוּ אֶת־יְהוָה יִרְאֵי יְהוָה בָּרֲכוּ אֶת־יְהוָה׃   135:21

Psal. 135:21   The Lord, Dweller of Jerusalem, is blessed from Zion.



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