Lema'ancha Eloheinu

לְמַעַנְךָ אֱ-לֹהֵינוּ

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Lema’ancha Eloheinu, Aseh v’lo Lanu , re’eh amidateinu dalim v’reikim.

Han’shama lach, v’haguf po’olach, chusah al amalach.
לְמַעַנְךָ אֱ-לֹהֵינוּ עֲשֵׂה וְלֹא לָנוּ. רְאֵה עֲמִידָתֵנוּ דַּלִּים וְרֵיקִים:

הַנְּשָׁמָה לָךְ, וְהַגּוּף פָּעֳלָך, חוּסָה עַל עֲמָלָךְ:


Do for Your sake, God, and not because of us; see that we are standing before you poor and empty.

The soul is Yours, and the body is Your creation,​ have mercy on the products of Your labor.


Translation by Rabbi Gabe Kretzmer Seed
Words from the Selihot liturgy, Minhag Lita.

Popularized by Eitan Katz in 2014 with below melody:


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