Learn to sing Adir Hu

Two versions of Adir Hu, from the songs of the Seder

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Adir Hu reminds us that our Passover rituals are, for the most part, only reminiscent of those which took place in Temple times. In this song, we pray that God speedily rebuild the Temple.

The Words

Translation


Adir Hu Yivne veito b'karov
Bimhera bimhera b'yamenu bekarov
E-l b'ne E-l b'ne
B'ne veitcha b'karov
 
Bachur Hu, gadol Hu, dagul Hu
Yivne veito b'karov
Bimhera bimhera b'yamenu bekarov
E-l b'ne E-l b'ne
B'ne veitcha b'karov
 
Hadur Hu, vatik Hu, zakai Hu, chasid Hu
Yivne veito b'karov
Bimhera bimhera b'yamenu bekarov
E-l b'ne E-l b'ne
B'ne veitcha b'karov
 
Tahor Hu, yachid Hu, kabir Hu, lamud Hu, melech Hu nora Hu, sagiv Hu, izuz Hu, podeh Hu, tzadik Hu
Yivne veito b'karov
Bimhera bimhera b'yamenu bekarov
E-l b'ne E-l b'ne
B'ne veitcha b'karov
 
Kadosh Hu, rachum Hu, Sha-dai Hu, takif Hu
Yivne veito b'karov
Bimhera bimhera b'yamenu bekarov
E-l b'ne E-l b'ne
B'ne veitcha b'karov


Mighty is God
May he build His house soon
Speedily, speedily, in our days
Oh God, build! Build Your house soon!
 
Chosen is God, Great is God, Outstanding is God
May he build...
 
Glorious is God, Ancient is God, Worthy is God, Kind is God
May he build...
 
Pure is God, Unique is God, Mighty is God, Learned about is God, Kingly is God, Awesome is God, Strong is God, Powerful is God, Redeeming is God, Righteous is God
May he build...
 
Holy is God, Merciful is God, Almighty is God, Firm is God,
May he build...

 

The Jewish Music Recordings

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Adir Hu Popular Recordings

Adir Hu True Klezmer master Andy Statman will have your feet bouncing inside of five seconds with this joyous Adir Hu.
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Adir Hu Neil Seidel goes for the Spanish guitar feel here. Gorgeous.
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Adir Hu The Pacific Pops Orchestra. Here is the German version in all its glory, orchestral and then choral. Magnificent.
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Adir Hu From Craig Taubman. A satisfying contemporary pop rendition.
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Adir Hu Six13 combine Reb Shlomo's Krakover Nigun with his Adir Hu.
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