Oved Admato (He that Tills His Land), Song, Op. 255 (1954)

For Choir with Small Ensemble

Marc Lavry, Conductor
Kol Zion Lagola Choir (The Broadcasting Service Choir)

Variations: Several arrangements are available for the song:

  • Voice with Piano
  • Choir with Small Ensemble
  • A Cappella with Tam Tam

Lyrics: Proverbs 12:11-12

Duration: 1:51 minutes

Additional details: email music@marclavry.org

Proverbs 12: 11-12
He that tilleth his ground shall have plenty of bread; but he that followeth after vain things is void of understanding.

Transliteration from Hebrew:
Shma bni musar avicha
Ve’al titosh torat imecha.
Ki, livyat chen hem leroshecha
Ve’anakim, legargerothecha.

Oved admato yisba lachem
Umeradef reikim yisba rish.

Lema’an telech, bederech tovim
Ve’orchot tzadikim tishmor.
Ki yesharim yishkenu aretz
Utmimim yirtzu ba.

Or tzadikim yismach
Vener resha’im yid’ach
Netzor bni mitzvat avicha
Ve’al titosh torat imecha.

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