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Joseph Friedlander, comp.  The Standard Book of Jewish Verse.  1917.
 
Song of the Dew
(Trans. Solomon Solis Cohen)
 
   Pizmon from the Prayer for Dew of the Musaph Service for the First Day of the Passover.—Sephardic Liturgy.

O RAIN, depart with blessings,
  With blessings come, O dew;
For Mighty to Deliver,
  Is He that sends the dew.
 
With psalm and song I’ll praise Him,        5
  In rhythms like the dew;
My Rock, my Strong Deliv’rer,
  He is, that sends the dew.
 
His Name with glory covers
  His folk, as earth the dew;        10
A Prince to their deliv’rance
  He sends, that sends the dew.
 
Hasten, O God, Thy promise—
  “I will be Israel’s dew”—
And Mighty to Deliver,        15
  Let fall this day Thy dew!
 
 
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