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THE ESSENTIAL
RABBI NACHMAN

Translated by Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum


 

THE TEN PSALMS
ENGLISH TRANSLATION

Before beginning the Psalms , say:

Hareini m'zamen et pi, I'hodot u-l'hallel u'I-sha-bei-ach et bor-ee: L'sheim yichud Kudsha B'rich Hu u'sh-chintei, bid'chilu urchimu, al yedei ha-hu tamir v'ne-e-lam b'sheim kol Yisrael:

 

Psalm 16

1. Mich-tam l'Da-vid, Sham-rei-ni Eil ki chasiti vach:

2. Amart la-Adonai, Adonai atah, tova-ti bal a-le-cha:

3. Lik-doshim asher ba-aretz heimah, v'a-di-rei kol chef-tzi vam:

4. Yir-bu atz-vo-tam acher ma-ha-ru, bal a-sich nis-kei-hem mi-dam, u-val esah et shmo-tam al s'fa­tai:

5. Adonai m'nat chel-ki v'cho-si, atah tomich go-ra-li:

6. Chavalim naflu li ban-i-mim, af nachalat shafra alai:

7. A-varech et Adonai asher y'a-tzani, af lei-lot yisruni chilyotai:

8. Shiviti Adonai l'negdi Tamid, ki mi-mi-ni bal emot:

9. Lachen samach libi, vayagel kvodi, af b'sari yishkon la-vetach:

10. Ki lo ta-a-zov naf-shi lish-ol, lo titen chasidcha lir-ot sha-chat:

11. To-di-eini orach chayim, sova semachot et panecha, n'i-mot bi'mincha netzach:

 

Psalm 32

1. L'David maskil, ashrei nesui peshah k'sui cha-ta-ah:

2. Ashrei adam lo yach-shov Adonai lo avon, Ve-ain b'rucho r'miyah:

3. Ki he-che-rashti balu atzamai b'sha-a-gati kol hayom:

4. Ki yo-mam va-lai-lah tich-bad alai yade-chah, nehpach l'shadi b-charvonei kayitz selah:

5. Cha-tati o-di-a-cha va-a-voni lo chisiti, amarti odeh alei fesha-ai l'Adonai v'atah nasatah avon chatati selah:

6. Al zot yit-palel kol Chasid eilecha l'eit m'tzoh, rak l'she-tef mayim rabim ei-lav lo ya-gi-u:

7. Atah seter li, mi-tzar titz-reini, ranei faleit t'so-ve-veini selah:

8. Askil-chah v'orchah b'derech zu teileich ee-a-tzah a -le-chah eini:

9. Al ti-hi-yu k'sus, k'fered ein haveen, b'meseg varesen edyo liv-lom, bal k'rov ey-le-chah:

10. Rabim machovim la-ra-sha, v'ha-bo-tei-ach b-Adonai chesed y'so-ve-ve-nu:

11. Simchu b-Adonai v'gilu tzaddikim, v'harninu kol yishrei lev:

 

Psalm 41

1. Lam-na-tzei-ach miz-mor I'David:

2. Ashrei maskil el dal, b'yom ra-ah y'mal-tei-hu Adonai:

3. Adonai yish-m'rei-hu viy-chai-yeihu, v'ushar ba-a-retz v'al titnei-hu b'nefesh oy'vav:

4. Adonai yis-adenu al eres d'vay kol mish-kavo hafach-ta v -chal-yo:

6. Ani a -marti Adonai cha-nei-ni, re-fa-ah naf-shi ki chata-ti lach:

6. Oy-vai yomru ra lee, matai yamut v'avad shmo:

7. V'im ba lir-ot shav y'daber, libo yik-batz aven lo, yei-tzei la-chutz y'daber:

8. Yachad alai yit-la-cha-shu kol sonay, alai yach-sh-vu ra-ah lee:

9. D'var bli-ya-al yatzuk bo, va-a-sher shachav lo yosif la-kum:

10. Gam ish shlomi asher ba-tach-ti bo o-chel lachmi higdil alai a-kev:

11. V'atah Adonai chanei-ni v'ha-ki-mei-ni, va-a-shal-mah lahem:

12. B'zot ya-dati ki cha-fatz-ta bi, ki lo ya-ree-a oy-vee a-lai:

13. Va-ani b'tumi ta-machta bi, va-ta-tzi-vei-ni l'fa-nechah l'olam:

14. Baruch Adonai Elohei Yisrael mei-ha-olam v-ad ha-olam amen, v'amen:

 

Psalm 42

1. Lam-na-tzei-ach maskil livnei Korach:

2. K'a-yal ta-a-rog al a-fi-kei mayim, kein naf'shi ta-a-rog ei-le-chah Elohim;

3. Tzam-ah nafshi I-Elohim I'Eil chai, matai avoh v'ei-ra-eh p'nei Elohim:

4. Hay-ta li dim-ati lechem yomam va-lailah, be-emor ei-lai kol hayom a-yeih Elohechah:

5. Eileh ez-k'ra v'esh-p'cha alai nafshi ki e-e-vor basach, eda-deim ad beit Elohim b'kol rinah v'todah ha'mon cho-geig:

6. Mah tish-to-chachi nafshi va'te'hemi alai, ho-chi-li l-Eilohim ki od odenu yeshuot panav:

7. Elohai, alai nafshi tish-to-chach, al kein ez-kar-chah mei-e-retz yarden, v'chermonim, mei-har mitzar:

8. T'hom el t'hom koreih I'kol tzi-no-rechah, kol mish-ba-re-chah v'ga-lechah alai avaru:

9. Yomam y'tza-veh Adonai chasdo, u-va-lailah shi-roh imi, tefi -lah l'Eil chayai:

10. Omra I'Eil sal-ee, lamah sh'chach-tani lamah koder eileich b'lachatz oyeiv:

11. B'retzach b'atzmo-tai, cher-f'uni tzo-re-rai, b'omrum ei-lai kol hayom a-yeih Elohechah:

12. Ma tish'to-cha-chi naf'shi umah tehemee alai, hochili I-Eilohim, ki od odenu, yeshu'ot panai, v'EiIohai:

 

Psalm 59

1. Lam'na-tzei-ach al tash-cheit le-David michtam, bishloach Sha'ul va-yish-m'ru et habayit la-ha­mito:

2. Hatzi-lei-ni mei-oy-vai Elohai, mi-mit-ko-m'mai t'sag-vei-ni:

3. Ha-tzi-lei-ni mi-poalai aven, u ' mei- anshei damim ho-shee-eini:

4. Ki hi-nei arvu l ' nafshi , yaguru alai azim, lo fish-i v'lo chatati Adonai:

5. B'li avon y'ru-tzun viy-ko-na-nu, oo-rah likrati ur'eih:

6. V'atah Adonai Elohim Tz'va-ot Elohei Yisrael, hakitzah lifkod kol ha-goyim, al tachon kol bogdei a-ven selah:

7. Ya-shuvu la-erev, ye-hemu cha- ka -lev, vi-so-ve-vu ir:

8. Hi-nei ya-bi-oon b'feehem, charavot b'sifto-teihem ki mi sho-mei-ah:

9. V'atah Adonai, tis-chak la-mo, til-ag I'chol goyim:

10. Uzo eilecha eshmorah ki Elohim mis-gabi:

11. Elohei chasdi y'kad-mei-ni, Elohim yar-ei-ni v'sho-r'rai:

12. Al ta-har-geim pen yish-k'chu ami, ha-ni-eimo v'cheil-chah v'ho-ri-dei-mo ma-gi'neinu Adonai: 13. Cha-tat pi-mo d'var s'fa-teimo v'yi-lachdu vi-g'onum, u-mei-alah u-mi-kachash y'sa-pei-ru:

14. Ka-lei v'cheimah, kalei v'ei-nei-mo v'yeidu ki Elohim mosheil b'Ya-acov I'afsei ha'aretz selah:

15. V'ya-shuvu la-erev, yehemu chakalev viy-sovevu ir:

16. Heimah y'-nee-oon le-e-chol im lo yis-b'oo va-ya-linu:

17. Va-ani ashir u-ze-chah, va-a-ra-nein la-boker chas-de-chah, ki ha-yita misgav li, u-ma-nos b'yom tzar li:

18. Oozi ei-le-chah a-za-mei-rah, ki Elohim misgabi Elohei chasdi:

 

Psalm 77

1. Lam-na-tzei-ach al y'doo-tun l'Asaf mizmor:

2. Koli el Elohim v'etz-a-kah, koli el Elohim v'ha-a-zeen eilay:

3. B'yom tza-ra-ti Adonai da-rashti, yadi lailah nig-rah v'lo ta-fug, mei-anah hi-nachem nafshi:

4. Ez-k'rah Elohim v'e-he-maya, a-sicha v'tit-a-teif ruchi selah:

5. A-chaz-tah sh'murot eiy-nai nif-amti v'lo adaber:

6. Chi-shavti yamim mi-kedem, sh'not olamim:

7. Ez-k'rah n'ginati ba-lai-lah, im l'vavi a-si-chah, va-y'-cha-pes ruchi:

8. Ha-I'olamim yiznach Adonai v'lo yosif lir-tzot od:

9. He'afes la'netzach chasdo, gamar omer le-dor va-dor:

10. Ha-sha-chach chanot Eil, im kafatz b'af rachamav selah:

11. Va-o-mar cha-loti hee, sh'not y'min el-yon:

12. Ez-kor ma-a-I'lei Yah, ki ez-k'ra mi-kedem pil-e-cha:

13. V'ha-giti b'chol pa-a-le-chah u-va-a-li-lo-te-chah a-si-chah:

14. Elohim ba-kodesh dar-ke-chah, mi Eil gadol k-Eilohim:

15. Atah ha-Eil oseh feleh, ho-dah-tah ba-a-mim oo-zechah:

16. Ga-al-tah viz-ro-ah a-me-chah, b'nei Ya'acov v'Yoseph selah:

17. Ra-u-chah mayim Elohim, ra-u-chah mayim yachilu af yir-g'zu t'ho-mot:

18. Zormu mayim avot, kol natnu sh'cha-kim af cha-tza-tze-chah yit-ha-la-chu:

19. Kol ra-amchah ba-galgal hei-ee-ru v'ra-kim tei-veil rag-zah va-tir'ash ha'a-retz:

20. Ba-yam dar-ke-chah, u-shvil-chah b'mayim rabim, v'ik-vo-te-chah lo no-da-oo:

21. Nachita cha -tzon amechah, b'yad Moshe v'Aharon:


Psalm 90

1. T'filah I'Moshe ish ha'Elohim, Adonai, ma-on ha-yi-tah la-nu b'dor va -dor:

2. B'terem harim yoo-la-du va-t'cholel e-retz v'tei-veil oo-mei-o-lam ad o-lam atah Eil:

3. Ta-sheiv e-nosh ad da-kah, va-tomer shuvu v ' nai adam:

4. Kee e-lef shanim b'ei-ne-chah, k'yom et-mol ki ya-a-vor v'ash-moora va-lai-lah:

5. Z'ramtam sheinah yihi-yu, ba-boker ke-cha-tzir yacha-lof:

6. Ba-boker ya-tzitz v'cha-laf, la-e-rev y'mo-lel v'ya-veish:

7. Ki cha-linu v'a-pe-chah, u-va-cha-mat-chah niv'hal-nu:

8. Sha-ta avo-no-tei-nu l'neg-de-chah, alu-mei-nu lim-or pa-ne-chah:

9. Ki chol ya-mei-nu pa-nu v'ev-ra-te-chah, ki-li-nu sha-nei-nu c h ' mo he-geh:

10. Y'mei shno-teinu va -hem shiv'im sha-nah, v'im bi-g'vu-rot shmo-nim sha-na, v'rah-bam a-mal v'a- ven ki gaz chish v'na-oo-fah:

11. Mi yodei-ah oz a-pe-chah, u-ch'yir-at-chah ev-ra-te-chah:

12. Lim-not ya-me-nu kein ho-dah, v ' navee l'vav chokhmah:

13. Shuva Adonai ad ma-tai, v'hi-na-chem al a-va-de-chah:

14. Sabei-nu va-boker chas-de-chah, u-n'ra-n'nah v'nis-m'chah b'chol ya-mei-nu:

15. Sam-chei-nu ki-mot ee-nee-ta-nu, shnot ra-ee-nu ra-ah:

16. Yei-ra-eh el a-va-de-chah pa-a-le-chah, va-hadar-chah al b'nei-hem:

17. Ve-yhi no-am Adonai Eloheinu a-lei-nu,u-ma-a-seh ya-dei-nu ko-n'nah a-lei-nu, u-ma-aseh yadei­nu ko-n'nei-hu:


Psalm 105

1. Ho-doo L-Adonai kir-oo vish-mo, ho-di-oo va-a-mim a-li-lo-tav:

2. Shi-ru Lo, zam -ru Lo, see-chu b'chol nif-le-o-tav:

3. Hit-ha-l'lu b'sheim kad-sho, yis-mach lev m'vak-shei Adonai:

4. Dir-shu Adonai ve -oozo, bak-shu fa -nav ta-mid:

5. Zich-ru nif-l'o'tav a-sher asah, mof-tav u-mish-p'tei fiv :

6. Ze-ra Avraham avdo, b'nei Ya-a-kov b'chi-rav:

7. Hu Adonai E-lohei-nu, b'chol ha-a-retz mish-pa-tav:

8. Za-char l'o-lam b-ri-to, da-var tzi-vah l'e-lef dor:

9. A-sher ka-rat et-Av-ra-ham, u-sh'voo-a-to I'Yis-chak:

10. Va-ya-a-mi-de-hah I'Ya-a-kov l'chok, l'Yis-ra-el b ' rit o-lam:

11. Lei-mor, l'chah e-tein et Eretz K'na-an, che-vel nacha'lat-chem:

12. Bi-h'yo-tam m'tei mis-par, kim-at, v'ga-rim ba:

13. Va-yit-hal-chu mi-goy el goy, mi-mam-la-cha el am a-cher:

14. Lo hee-nee-ach a-dam I'ash-kam, va-yo-chach a-lei-hem mela-chim:

15. Al tig-u vim-shi-chai, ve-lin-vi-aiy al ta-rei-u:

16. Va-yik-ra ra-av al ha-a-retz, kol ma-teh le-chem sha-var:

17. Sha-lach lif-nei-hem ish, l'e-ved nim-kar Yosef :

18. Ee-nu va-kevel rag-lo, bar-zel ba-ah naf-sho:

19. Ad eit bo d-va-ro, im-rat Adonai tz'ra-fat-hu:

20. Sha-lach me-lech va-ya-ti-rei-hu, mo-sheil a-mim va- y ' fat -chei-hu:

21. Sa-mo adon l'vei-to, u-mo-sheil b'chol kin-ya-no:

22. Le-sor sa-rav b'naf-sho, u-z'kei-nav y'cha-keim:

23. Va-ya-vo Yisrael Mitz-rayim, v'Ya-a-kov gar b'E-retz Cham:

24. Va-yefer et a-mo m'od, va-ya-a-tzi-mei-hu mi-tza-rav:

25. Ha- fach li-bam lis-no a-mo, l'hit-na-kel ba-a-vadav:

26. Sha-lach Moshe avdo, Aharon a-sher ba-char bo:

27. Sa-mu vam div-rei o-to-tav, u-mof-tim b'E-eretz Cham:

28. Sha-Iach cho-shech va-ya-cha-shich, v'lo ma-ru et d'va-ro:

29. Ha-fach et mei-mei-hem I'dam, va-ya-met et d'ga-tam:

30. Sha-ratz ar-tzam tz ' far -d'im, b'chad-rei mal-chei-hem:

31. A-mar va-ya-vo a-rov, kinim, b'chol g'voo-lam:

32. Na-tan gish-mei-hem ba-rad, eish le-ha-vot b'ar-tzam:

33. Va-yach gaf-nam u-t'ei-na-tam, va-y'sha-beir eitz g'voo-lam:

34. A-mar va-ya-vo ar-beh, v'yelek, v'ein mis-par:

35. Va-yo-chal kol ei-sev b'ar-tzam, va-yo-chal pri ad-ma-tam:

36. Va-yach kol b'chor b'ar-tzam, rei-shit I'chol o-nam:

37. Va-yo-tzi-eim b ' chesef v'zahav, ve-ein bish-va-tav ko-sheil:

38. Sa-mach Mitz-rayim b'tzei-tam, ki nafal pach-dam a-lei-hem:

39. Pa-ras a-nan l'masach, v'eish l'ha-ir lai-lah:

40. Sha-al va-ya-veh s'lav, v'lechem sha-mayim yas-bi-eim:

41. Patach tzur va-ya-zu-vu ma-yim, halchu ba-tzi-yot na-har:

42. Ki zachar et d'var kad-sho, et Avraham av-do:

43. Va-yo-tzee a-mo b'sa-son, b'ri-nah et b'chi-rav:

44. Va-yi-tein la-hem ar-tzot goyim, va-a-mal l'oo-mim yi-ra-shu:

45 Ba-a-vur yish-m'ru chu-kav, v'to-ro-tav yin-tzo-ru ha-l'lu'Yah:

 

Psalm 137

1. Al na-ha-rot Bavel, sham ya-shav-nu, gam bachi-nu, b'zach-rei-nu et Tzion:

2. AI a-ra-vim b'to-cha, ta-li-nu ki-no-ro-tei-nu:

3. Ki sham, sh'ei-lu-nu sho-vei-nu, div-rei shir v'to-la-lei-nu sim-cha, shi-ru la-nu mi-shir Tzion:

4. Eich na-shir et shir Adonai al ad-mat nei-char:

5. Im esh-ka-cheich Y'ru-sha-la-yim, tish-kach y'mi-ni:

6. Tid-bak l'sho-ni l'chi-ki im lo ez-k'rei-chi, im lo a-a-leh et Y'rusha-la-yim al rosh sim-cha-ti:

7. Z'chor Adonai li-vnei E-dom et yom Y'ru-sha-la-yim, ha-om-rim aroo, aroo, ad ha-y'sod ba:

8. Bat Bavel hash'du-dah, ashrei she-y'sha-lem lach et ge-mu-leich she-ga-malt la-nu:

9. Ashrei she-yo-cheiz, v'ni-peitz et o'la-la-yich el ha'sa-lah:

 

Psalm 150

1. Ha - le-lu-yah ha-l'lu Eil b'kad-sho, ha-lelu-hu bir-ki-a u-zo:

2. Ha-le-lu-hu big'vu-ro-tav, ha-l'lu-hu k'rov gud-lo:

3. Ha-le-lu-hu b'tei-kah sho-far, ha-l'lu-hu b'nei-vel v'chi-nor:

4. Ha-le-lu-hu b'tof u'ma-chol, ha-le-lu-hu b'minim v'u-gav:

5. Ha-le-lu-hu b'tzil-tzlei sha-mah, ha-l'lu-hu b'tzil-tzlei tru-ah:

6. Kol Han-sha-mah, t'haIel Yah ha-l'lu-yah:

 

After finishing the Psalms, say the following:

Mi yi-tein mi-Tzion y'shu-at Yisrael, b'shuv Adonai shvut a-mo ya-gel Ya'acov yis-mach Yisrael: Ut'shu-at Tzaddikim mei-Adonai ma'u-zam be-et tza-rah: Va'ya'az-reim Adonai va-y'fal-teim, y'fal-teim mei-r'sha-im, v'yo-shi-eim, ki cha-su vo:

 

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