Hatikvah

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* Here is the text in Hebrew, a transliteration with chords, and a translation in English:

Hatikvah - הַתִּקְוָה‎, The Hope

עִבְרִית - Hebrew     Transliteration with
chords - ‘Ivrit
Translation
      Bm                  Em Bm  
כֹּל עוֹד בַּלֵּבָב פְּנִימָה     Kol ‘od balleivav penimah As long as in the heart, within,
      Em      Bm C#7 F#7 Bm  
נֶפֶשׁ יְהוּדִי הוֹמִיָּה,     Nefesh yehudi homiyah, A Jewish soul still yearns,
      Em                      A7 D  
וּלְפַאֲתֵי מִזְרָח, קָדִימָה,     Ul(e)fa’atei mizrach kadimah, And onward, towards the ends of the east,
      Em      Bm C#7 F#7 Bm  
עַיִן לְצִיּוֹן צוֹפִיָּה;     ‘Ayin letziyon tzofiyah; An eye still gazes toward Zion;
         
      G               A7      D  
עוֹד לֹא אָבְדָה תִּקְוָתֵנוּ,     ‘Od lo avdah tikvateinu, Our hope is not yet lost,
      G               A7      D  
הַתִּקְוָה בַּת שְׁנוֹת אַלְפַּיִם,     Hatikvah bat shnot alpayim, The hope of two thousand years,
      Em          Bm      Em A7 D  
לִהְיוֹת עַם חָפְשִׁי בְּאַרְצֵנוּ,     Lihyot ‘am chofshi be’artzeinu, To be a free people in our land,
      Em      Bm C#7 F#7 Bm  
אֶרֶץ צִיּוֹן וִירוּשָׁלַיִם.     Eretz-tziyon vy(e)rushalayim. The land of Zion and Jerusalem.

Jesus is Moshiach.