The Bible


Aynyd's, O Hiarn, ta mee er choyrt my hreishteil: ny lhig dou dy bragh v'er my choyrt gys nearey; livrey mee ayns dty chairys.

In thee, O Lord, have I put my trust: let me never be put to confusion, deliver me in thy righteousness.


Croym sheese dty chleaysh hym: jean siyr dy my livrey.

Bow down thine ear to me: make haste to deliver me.


As bee uss my chreg lajer, as thie my endeilys: dy vod oo m'y hauail.

And be thou my strong rock, and house of defence: that thou mayest save me.


Son uss my chreg lajer, as my chashtal bee uss neesht my leeideilagh, as cur mee er y raad er graih dt' Ennym.

For thou art my strong rock, and my castle: be thou also my guide, and lead me for thy Name's sake.


Tayrn mee ass y ribbey t'ad er hoiaghey dy follit er my hon: son uss my niart.

Draw me out of the net, that they have laid privily for me: for thou art my strength.


Gys dty laueyn ta mee treishteil m'annym: son t'ou er my livrey, O Hiarn, uss Jee yn ynrickys.

Into thy hands I commend my spirit: for thou hast redeemed me, O Lord, thou God of truth.


Ta dwoaie er ve aym orroosyn ta geiyrt er ny cliaghtaghyn faase-chredjuagh [dy obbeeys]: as ta my hreishteil er ny ve ayns y Chiarn.

I have hated them that hold of superstitious vanities: and my trust hath been in the Lord.


Bee'm gennal, as nee'm boggey 'ghoaill ayns dty vyghin: son t'ou er choyrt tastey da my heaghyn, as er chooinaghtyn er my annym ayns treihys.

I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast considered my trouble, and hast known my soul in adversities.


Cha vel oo er my yeigh seose ayns laue my noid: agh er hoiaghey my chassyn ayns boayl dy reamys.

Thou hast not shut me up into the hand of the enemy: but hast set my feet in a large room.


Jean myghin orrym, O Hiarn, son ta mee ayns seaghyn: as ta my hoilshey er n'aase moal lesh eer trimshey; dy jarroo my annym as my challin.

Have mercy upon me, O Lord, for I am in trouble: and mine eye is consumed for very heaviness; yea my soul and my body.


Son ta my vea er n'aase shenn lesh trimshey: as my vleeantyn lesh dobberan.

For my life is waxen old with heaviness: and my years with mourning.


Ta my niart dy m'ailleil, kyndagh rish my vee-chraueeaght: as ta my chraueyn er choayl nyn mioyr.

My strength faileth me, because of mine iniquity: and my bones are consumed.


Haink mee dy ve son oltooan mastey ooilley my noidyn, agh er-lheh mastey my naboonyn: as ren adsyn jeh m'ainjys roie er-chea voym, as adsyn honnick mee er y raad ren ad m'y haghney.

I became a reproof among all mine enemies, but especially among my neighbours: and they of mine acquaintance were afraid of me; and they that did see me without conveyed themselves from me.


Ta mee dy bollagh er my yarrood, myr dooinney marroo ass cooinaghtyn: ta mee coontit myr saagh brisht.

I am clean forgotten, as a dead man out of mind: I am become like a broken vessel.


Ta mee er chlashtyn jeh cooyl-chassid sleih: as ta aggle er dy chooilley heu choud as t'ad cur nyn ghing cooidjagh, as goaill coyrle dy ghoaill ersooyl my vioys.

For I have heard the blasphemy of the multitude, and fear is on every side: while they conspire together against me, and take their counsel to take away my life.


Agh ta my hreishteil er ny ve aynyds, O Hiarn: ta mish er ghra, She uss my Yee.

But my hope hath been in thee, O Lord: I have said, Thou art my God.


Ta my hraa ayns dty laue; livrey mee veih laue my noidyn: as vouesyn ta jannoo tranlaase orrym.

My time is in thy hand; deliver me from the hand of mine enemies: and from them that persecute me.


Jeeagh da dty harvaant soilshey dty eddin: as saue mee er graih dty vyghinyn.

Shew thy servant the light of thy countenance: and save me for thy mercy's sake.


Ny lhig dou tuittym giare jeh my hreishteil, O Hiarn, son ta mee er n'eamagh ort: lhig da ny mee-chrauee ve er nyn goyrt gys nearey, as er nyn goyrt nyn-dhost ayns yn oaie.

Let me not be confounded, O Lord, for I have called upon thee: let the ungodly be put to confusion, and be put to silence in the grave.


Lhig da ny meillyn breagagh ve er nyn goyrt nyn-dhost: ta dy dewil, dy mooaralagh, as dy olkyssagh loayrt noi'n vooinjer chairagh.

Let the lying lips be put to silence: which cruelly, disdainfully, and despitefully, speak against the righteous.


O cre cha palchey ta dty vieys, t'ou er chiarail nyn gour ocsyn ta goaill aggle royd: as shen t'ou er n'yannoo aarloo dauesyn ta coyrt nyn dreishteil aynyd, dy jarroo kiongoyrt rish mec gheiney!

O how plentiful is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee: and that thou hast prepared for them that put their trust in thee, even before the sons of men!


Nee oo ad y choadey ayns boayl follit dty enish veih brasnaghey dy chooilley ghooinney: nee oo ad y cheiltyn ayns dty chabbane veih argane chengaghyn.

Thou shalt hide them privily by thine own presence from the provoking of all men: thou shalt keep them secretly in thy tabernacle from the strife of tongues.


Dy row booise gys y Chiarn: son t'eh er yeeaghyn dooys kenjallys yindyssagh ayns ard-valley lajer.

Thanks be to the Lord: for he hath shewed me marvellous great kindness in a strong city.


As tra va mee ayns my hiyr, dooyrt mee: Ta mish er my hilgey magh veih shilley dty hooillyn.

But in my haste I said: I am cast out of the sight of thine eyes.


Ny-yeih, hug oo clashtyn da coraa my phadjer: tra ren mee geamagh ort.

Nevertheless, thou heardest the voice of my prayer: when I cried unto thee.


O cur-jee graih da'n Chiarn, ooilley shiuish e nooghyn: son ta'n Chiarn coadey adsyn ta ynrick, as dy palchey cooilleeney eshyn ta gymmyrkey eh-hene dy mooaralagh.

O love the Lord, all ye his saints: for the Lord preserveth them that are faithful, and plenteously rewardeth the proud doer.


Bee-jee dunnal, as nee eshyn niartaghey nyn gree: shiuish ooilley ta coyrt nyn dreishteil ayns y Chiarn.

Be strong, and he shall establish your heart: all ye that put your trust in the Lord.