Ma’aminim by Mordechai Ben David



Anachnu Ma’aminim B’nei Ma’aminim, v’ein lanu al mi l’hishaein, ela al avinu she bashamayim…

Yisrael Yisrael B’tach BaHashem, Ezram Umginam hu.

אַנַחְנוּ מַאמִינִים בְּנֵי מַאמִינִים וְאֵין לָנוּ עַל מִי לְהִישָׁעֵן אֶלָא על אָבִינוּ שֶׁבַּשָׁמַיִם.

ישראל ישראל בטח בה’, עזרם ומגינם הוא.


We are believers​​, children of believers​​, and we have none in which to put our trust except for our Father in heaven.
Mishn​ah Sotah 9:15
Trans​​lation by Gabe SeedO Israel, trust thou in the Lord! He is their help and their shield!
Psalm​s 115:9
Trans​​lation source: Jewish Publicati​on Society Bible (1917) (public domain)


The first phrase is based on Mishnah Sotah 9:15, and the second is Psalms 115:9.

The song has recently become popular in the religious community in Israel.

“Israel, trust in Hashem; their help and their shield is He!” (Tehillim 115:9)
“We are believers, children of believers, and we have none (else) to rely on but on our father in heaven.” (Medrash Tanchuma)Mordechai Ben David version recorded by Gabe Seed is licensed from ACUM.

Sung by Mordechai Ben David here:

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