MIN HAMETZAR 

Vayehi bayom hashlishi,
bih'yot haboker
vayehi kolot u'vrakim

Ve'anan kaved al hahar,
vekol shofar chazak me'od

Va'yecherad kol ha'am

Chorus:
Min hametzar karati Ka,
anani bamerchav Ka,

Shma koleinu Hashem Elokeinu,
Av harachaman rachem aleinu

Vekabel berachamim uveratzon et tfilateinu,
ki ata shomeya tfilot kol peh

FROM THE DEPTHS 

And it was on the Third Day
as morning dawned,
there was thunder and lightning.

And a heavy cloud was on the mountain,
and the sound of the shofar was very strong

And the nation trembled

Chorus:
From the depths I called upon God,
God answered me from his heights.

Hear our voice, Hashem our God.
Compassionate Father, have mercy on us.

And accept our prayers with mercy and goodwill
for it is You who hears the prayers of every mouth.

 
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Note:
The first 3 lines of this song are from Exodus 19:16
(part of the Hebrew Bible portion of Yitro)

The chorus Min Hametzar is from Psalm 118:5
(part of the Hallel prayer read on holidays)

The last 2 lines are from the 16th prayer of Shemoneh Esrei
(read three times daily except on Shabbat and holidays)
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LYRICS
Bible Exodus 19:16, Psalm 118:5 and excerpts from Shemoneh Esrei
MUSIC
Neshama Carlebach & David Morgan
SINGER
Neshama Carlebach
CD
Journey Track 4

Words transliterated by Barbara Phefunchal of Ciudad Guatemala, Guatemala.
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