The Bible


O Yee, cre'n-fa t'ou freayll oo hene voïn choud dy hraa: cre'n-fa ta dty yymmoose cha cheh noi kirree dty phastyr?

O God, wherefore art thou absent from us so long: why is thy wrath so hot against the sheep of thy pasture?


O smooinee er dty phobble t'ou er chionnaghey, as er veaysley er dyn chenn earish.

O think upon thy congregation: whom thou hast purchased, and redeemed of old.


Smooinee er sheeloghe dty eiraght: as er cronk Sion, ayn t'ou er chummal.

Think upon the tribe of thine inheritance: and mount Sion, wherein thou hast dwelt.


Trog seose dty chassyn, dy vod oo dy bollagh dy chooilley noid y stroie: t'er n'yannoo olk ayns dt'ynnyd casherick.

Lift up thy feet, that thou mayest utterly destroy every enemy: which hath done evil in thy sanctuary.


Ta dty noidyn gyllaghey ayns mean dty haglym cooidjagh: as soiaghey seose nyn mergaghyn son cowraghyn.

Thine adversaries roar in the midst of thy congregations: and set up their banners for tokens.


Eshyn ren fuygh y yiarey sheese roish nish ass ny biljyn chiu: v'eh ry-akin dy chur lesh eh gys obbyr aalin.

He that hewed timber afore out of the thick trees: was known to bring it to an excellent work.


Agh nish t'ad brishey sheese ooilley yn obbyr grainnit eck: lesh teighyn as oardyn.

But now they break down all the carved work thereof: with axes and hammers.


T'ad er hoiaghey dt'ynnydyn casherick er aile: as er lhieggal sheese ynnyd-vaghee dt' Ennym, eer gys y laare.

They have set fire upon thy holy places: and have defiled the dwelling-place of thy Name, even unto the ground.


Dy jarroo, dooyrt ad ayns nyn greeaghyn, Lhig dooin ad y stroie dy bollagh ooilley-cooidjagh: myr shoh t'ad er lostey seose ooilley thieyn Yee 'sy cheer.

Yea, they said in their hearts, Let us make havock of them altogether: thus have they burnt up all the houses of God in the land.


Cha vel shin fakin nyn gowraghyn cha vel phadeyr er-mayrn: cha vel unnane ta toiggal ca?d.

We see not our tokens, there is not one prophet more: no, not one is there among us, that understandeth any more.


O Yee, caïd nee eshyn ta dt'oi yn vee-onnor shoh y yannoo: caïd nee yn noid loayrt dy mollaghtagh noi dt'Ennym, nee son dy bragh?

O God, how long shall the adversary do this dishonour: how long shall the enemy blaspheme thy Name, for ever?


Cre'n-fa t'ou tayrn back dty laue: kys te nagh vel oo goaill dty laue-yesh ass dt oghrish dy chur mow yn noid?

Why withdrawest thou thy hand: why pluckest thou not thy right hand out of thy bosom to consume the enemy!


Son Jee my Ree er dyn chenn earish: yn cooney ta jeant er y thalloo, eh-hene ta dy yannoo eh.

For God is my King of old: the help that is done upon earth, he doeth it himself.


Ren oo yn aarkey y scarrey trooid dty phooar: vrish oo king ny dragonyn ayns ny ushtaghyn.

Thou didst divide the sea through thy power: thou brakest the heads of the dragons in the waters.


Woaill oo king y Leviathan ayns peeshyn: as hug oo eh dy ve son beaghey da'n pobble ayns yn aasagh.

Thou smotest the heads of leviathan in pieces: and gavest him to be meat for the beasts of the wilderness.


Hug oo lhiat farraneyn, as ushtaghyn magh ass ny creggyn creoi: hyrmee oo seose ushtaghyn niartal.

Thou broughtest out fountains and waters out of the hard rocks: thou driedst up mighty waters.


She lhiats yn laa, as lhiats yn oie: uss t'er phointeil yn soilshey as y ghrian.

The day is thine, and the night is thine: thou hast prepared the light and the sun.


T'ou er hoiaghey ooilley cagliaghyn ny hooirey: t'ou er yannoo sourey as geurey.

Thou hast set all the borders of the earth: thou hast made summer and winter.


Cooinee er shoh, O Hiarn, kys ta'n noid er oltooaney: as kys ta'n pobble ommidagh er loayrt goan mollaghtagh noi dty Ennym.

Remember this, O Lord, how the enemy hath rebuked: and how the foolish people hath blasphemed thy Name.


O ny livrey annym dty chalmane meen gys earroo ny noidyn: as ny jarrood sheshaght ny boghtyn son dy bragh.

O deliver not the soul of thy turtle-dove unto the multitude of the enemies: and forget not the congregation of the poor for ever.


Jeeagh er y chonaant: son ta ooilley yn ooir lane dy ghorraghys as dy chummallyn dewil.

Look upon the covenant: for all the earth is full of darkness, and cruel habitations.


O ny lhig da'n vooinjer gyn loght goll roue lesh nearey: agh lhig da ny boghtyn as ny ymmyrchee moylley 'choyrt da dt' Ennym.

O let not the simple go away ashamed: but let the poor and needy give praise unto thy Name.


Trog, O Yee, jean dty chooish hene y chummal seose: cooinee kys ta'n dooinney ommijagh dy dt' oltooaney dy chooilley laa.

Arise, O God, maintain thine own cause: remember how the foolish man blasphemeth thee daily.


Ny jarrood coraa dty noidyn: ta'n daanys vooaralagh ocsyn ta feoh oc ort, gaase dy kinjagh ny smoo as ny smoo.

Forget not the voice of thine enemies: the presumption of them that hate thee increaseth ever more and more.