Al Naharot Bavel

  
על נהרות בבל

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Al Naharot Bavel
Al Naharot Bavel
Sham yashavnu gam bachinu
b'zochreinu et Tzion.
עַל נְהָרוֹת בָּבֶל,
עַל נְהָרוֹת בָּבֶל,
שָׁם יָשַׁבנוּ גַם בָּכִינוּ
בְּזָכְרֵנוּ אֶת צִיוֹן.

Translation:

By the rivers of Babylon,
By the rivers of Babylon,
There​ we sat down and we wept,
When we remembere​d Zion.

(Psal​m 137)

Based​ on Jewish Publicati​on Society Bible 1917 (public domain)

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There are several tunes for these words, some of which repeat different phrases.

This prayer (the first verse of Psalm 137) starts the weekday Grace After Meals (On Shabbat, we start with Shir Ha'ma'alot (Psalm 126)).

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