Psalm 27: One Thing I Ask

Neshama Carlebach performs a musical rendition of a famous line from Psalm 27.

Psalm 27 expresses deep faith in God’s protection in the face of life’s dangers and uncertainties. The psalmist then renders one of the more famous lines in the Book of Psalms:

אַחַ֤ת ׀ שָׁאַ֣לְתִּי מֵֽאֵת־יְהוָה֮ אוֹתָ֪הּ אֲבַ֫קֵּ֥שׁ שִׁבְתִּ֣י בְּבֵית־יְ֭הוָה כָּל־יְמֵ֣י חַיַּ֑י לַחֲז֥וֹת בְּנֹֽעַם־יְ֝הוָ֗ה וּלְבַקֵּ֥ר בְּהֵיכָלֽוֹ׃

One thing I ask of the LORD, only that do I seek: to live in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD, to frequent His temple.

In the video below, Neshama Carlebach performs a musical rendition of this line.

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