Haven Yakir Li

  
הֲבֵן יַקִּיר לִי

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Haven yakir li Efraim, im yeled sha'ashu'im; ki midei dab'ri bo, zachor ezkerenu od, al ken hamu meai lo, rachem arachamenu n'um hashem.
הֲבֵן יַקִּיר לִי אֶפְרַיִם אִם יֶלֶד שַׁעֲשׁוּעִים כִּי מִדֵּי דַבְּרִי בּו זָכר אֶזְכְּרֶנּוּ עוד עַל כֵּן הָמוּ מֵעַי לו רַחֵם אֲרַחֲמֶנּוּ נְאֻם ה':

Translation:

Is Ephraim a darling son unto Me? Is he a child that is dandled? For as often as I speak of him, I do earnestly​ remember him still; therefore​ My heart yearneth for him, I will surely have compassio​n upon him, saith the LORD.
1917 JPS Translati​on (Public Domain)

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Taken from Jeremiah 31:19, also found in the Zichronot section of the Musaf amidah for Rosh Hashanah. Tune below was written by Abie Rotenberg and Dveykus Band. Licensed for streaming and downloading on the Zemirot Database.


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