118:1 'O give thanks unto the Lord, for He is good, for His mercy endureth for ever.

118:2 So let Israel now say, for His mercy endureth for ever,

118:3 So let the house of Aaron now say, for His mercy endureth for ever.

118:4 So let them now that fear the Lord say, for His mercy endureth for ever.

118:5 Out of my straits I called upon the Lord; He answered me with great enlargement.

118:6 the Lord is for me; I will not fear; what can man do unto me?

118:7 the Lord is for me as my helper; and I shall gaze upon them that hate me.

118:8 It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in man.

118:9 It is better to take refuge in the Lord than to trust in princes.

118:10 All nations compass me about; verily, in the name of the Lord I will cut them off.

118:11 They compass me about, yea, they compass me about; verily, in the name of the Lord I will cut them off.

118:12 They compass me about like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns; verily, in the name of the Lord I will cut them off.

118:13 Thou didst thrust sore at me that I might fall; but the Lord helped me.

118:14 the Lord is my strength and song; and He is become my salvation.

118:15 The voice of rejoicing and salvation is in the tents of the righteous; the right hand of the Lord doeth valiantly.

118:16 The right hand of the Lord is exalted; the right hand of the Lord doeth valiantly.

118:17 I shall not die, but live, and declare the works of the Lord.

118:18 the Lord hath chastened me sore; but He hath not given me over unto death.

118:19 Open to me the gates of righteousness; I will enter into them, I will give thanks unto the Lord.

118:20 This is the gate of the Lord; the righteous shall enter into it.

118:21 I will give thanks unto Thee, for Thou hast answered me, and art become my salvation.

118:22 The stone which the builders rejected is become the chief corner-stone.

118:23 This is the Lord'S doing; it is marvellous in our eyes.

118:24 This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.

118:25 We beseech Thee, O the Lord, save now! We beseech Thee, O the Lord, make us now to prosper!

118:26 Blessed be he that cometh in the name of the Lord; we bless you out of the house of the Lord.

118:27 the Lord is God, and hath given us light; order the festival procession with boughs, even unto the horns of the altar.

118:28 Thou art my God, and I will give thanks unto Thee; Thou art my God, I will exalt Thee.

118:29 O give thanks unto the Lord, for He is good, for His mercy endureth for ever.



Hebrew Transliteration

118:1 hodhu layhvh kiy-thobh kiy le`olâm chasdo

118:2 yo'mar-nâ'yisrâ'êl kiy le`olâm chasdo

118:3 yo'mru-nâ' bhêyth-'aharon kiy le`olâmchasdo

118:4 yo'mru-nâ' yir'êy Adonay kiy le`olâm chasdo

118:5 min-hammêtsar qârâ'thiy yâh `ânâniy bhammerchâbh yâh

118:6 Adonay liylo' 'iyrâ' mah-ya`aseh liy 'âdhâm

118:7 Adonay liy be`ozerây va'aniy'er'eh bhesone'ây

118:8 thobh lachasoth bayhvh mibbethoach bâ'âdhâm

118:9 thobhlachasoth bayhvh mibbethoach bindhiybhiym

118:10 kol-goyim sebhâbhuniybeshêm Adonay kiy 'amiylam

118:11 sabbuniy gham-sebhâbhuniy beshêmAdonay kiy 'amiylam

118:12 sabbuniy khidhbhoriym do`akhu ke'êshqotsiym beshêm Adonay kiy 'amiylam

118:13 dachoh dhechiythaniy linpol.vayhvh `azârâniy

118:14 `âzziy vezimrâth yâh vayhiy-liy liyshu`âh

118:15 qol rinnâh viyshu`âh be'oholêy tsaddiyqiym yemiyn Adonay`osâh châyil

118:16 yemiyn Adonay romêmâh yemiyn Adonay`osâh châyil

118:17 lo' 'âmuth kiy-'echyeh va'asappêr ma`asêy yâh

118:18 yassor yisseranniy yâh velammâveth lo' nethânâniy

118:19 pithchu-liysha`arêy-tsedheq 'âbho'-bhâm 'odheh yâh

118:20 zeh-hasha`ar layhvhtsaddiyqiym yâbho'u bho

118:21 'odhekha kiy `aniythâniy vattehiy-liy liyshu`âh

118:22 'ebhen mâ'asu habboniym hâythâh lero'sh pinnâh

118:23 mê'êthAdonay hâythâh zo'th hiy' niphlâ'th be`êynêynu

118:24 zeh-hayyom`âsâh Adonay nâghiylâh venismechâh bho

118:25 'ânnâ' Adonayhoshiy`âh nâ' 'ânnâ' Adonay hatsliychâh nâ'

118:26 bârukh habbâ'beshêm Adonay bêrakhnukhem mibbêyth Adonay

118:27 'êlAdonay vayyâ'er lânu 'isru-chagh ba`abhothiym `adh-qarnothhammizbêach

118:28 'êliy 'attâh ve'odhekhâ 'elohay 'aromemekhâ

118:29 hodhu layhvh kiy-thobh kiy le`olâm chasdo


This version of the psalms is from the Jewish Publication Society (JPS),
a translation of the Hebrew Bible published in 1917.

The text is in the public domain.

Translations of the Psalms: Sacred Texts.com


We recommend the Schottenstein edition of the Book of Psalms with an interlinear translation.

For further queries email the publisher of Hebrew Songs.com