Psalm Twenty-seven: Translation of the Song

Translation by Rabbi Maccabi and Dr. Rosenberg of this Psalm is not yet available and will be uploaded once completed. The translations are as close to the literal Hebrew as possible. For the time being, available translated Psalms can be found on this page: Translations of the Psalms. Click here to study “Literary analysis of Psalm 27” …

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Literary analysis of Psalm 27 – One thing I ask of Adonai

For the entire month of Elul, leading into Succot, this Psalm is traditionally read at both morning and evening services. Perhaps because its last stanza –“Hope in Adonai; be strong and of good courage!”`– may fortify those who recite it, as they face the Days of Repentance and Judgement. Perhaps because the first line of …

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