Ve'asu li mikdash veshachanti betocham.
Va'anachnu nevarech yah me'atah ve'ad olam, haleluyah
וְעָשׂוּ לִי מִקְדָּשׁ וְשָׁכַנְתִּי בְּתוֹכָם.
וַאֲנַחְנוּ נְבָרֵךְ יָהּ מֵעַתָּה וְעַד עוֹלָם הַלְלוּ יָהּ.
Lord, prepare me to be a sanctuary, that I may dwell within you.
And we shall praise the Lord from now until forever, Halleluyah.
Translation by Mendy, as the song interprets the verses.
This song is often sung at Kehilat Romemu in New York, preceded by the following excerpt from Psalms:
May the words of my mouth
And the meditations of my heart
Be acceptable to you Yah
My Rock and My Redeemer.
It is followed by an excerpt from the song "Sanctuary," by Randy Scruggs and John W. Thompson.
See this link for more information and more lyrics, including the "Sanctuary" excerpt.
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