Maoz tsur y'shuati

Maoz tsur y'shuati

Author: Marcus Jastrow
Tune: MAOZ TSUR
Published in 17 hymnals

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1 Rock of ages, let our song
praise your saving power;
you, amid the raging foe,
were our sheltering tower.
Furious it assailed us,
but your arm availed us,
and your word broke its sword
when our own strength failed us.

2 Children of the Holy God,
whether free or fettered,
wake the echoes of that song
where you may be scattered.
Yours the message cheering
that the time is nearing
which will see all set free,
tyrants no more fearing.

Hebrew -
1 Maoz tsur y'shuati l'cha naeh l'shabeiach,
tikon beit t'filati v'sham todah n'zabeiach.
L'eit tachin matbeiach mitzar ham'nabeiach,
az egmor b'shir mizmor chanakat hamiz beiach.

Source: The New Century Hymnal #10

Author: Marcus Jastrow

Marcus Jastrow (June 5, 1829, Rogoźno – October 13, 1903) was a renowned Talmudic scholar, most famously known for his authorship of the popular and comprehensive Marcus Jastrow (June 5, 1829, Rogoźno – October 13, 1903) was a renowned Talmudic scholar, most famously known for his authorship of the popular and comprehensive A Dictionary of the Targumim, Talmud Babli, Talmud Yerushalmi and Midrashic Literature. He was also a progressive, early reformist rabbi in America. Jastrow was born in Rogasen in the Grand Duchy of Posen. After receiving rabbinical ordination, Ph.D., and Doctorate of Letters (D.Litt), he became the rabbi of the then Orthodox Congregation Rodeph Shalom in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1866, at the age of thirty-… Go to person page >

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First Line: Maoz tsur y'shuati
Original Language: Hebrew
Author: Marcus Jastrow
Language: Hebrew

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The Cyber Hymnal #5831
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Instances

Instances (1 - 4 of 4)Text InfoTune InfoTextScoreFlexScoreAudioPage Scan
A New Hymnal for Colleges and Schools #5
The Cyber Hymnal #5831TextScoreAudio
The New Century Hymnal #10TextPage Scan
[Shaʻare shirah] = Gates of Song : Music for Shabbat #152
Include 13 pre-1979 instances



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