Psalm 16

This web page has recordings of Psalm 16 as one would hear it in a synagogue, being sung/chanted by cantors from different regions (Syria, Morocco, Spain, Turkey). You will observe the text of Psalm 16 set out on the right side of the page.

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Notice the practice of reading the word "Yahweh", but pronouncing it aloud as "adonai".

 

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