The Lord’s Prayer: Aramaic’n it Jazzy

by Evan Curtin

A jazzy way to teach the Lord’s Prayer in Aramaic by breaking it down into parts and repeatedly chanting them as to make it easier to learn the pronunciation of each part. I will be sharing each section separately and Mostly at separate times for learning.
  • 02:28 Download A. Aramaic Lord’s Prayer intro
  • 03:17 Download Lyrics 1. Abwoon d’bwashmaya

    Abwoon d'bwashmaya

    (A-bwoon de-bash-a-mi-i-ya)


    King James:

                Our Father which art in heaven

    2 Saadi Translations:

       -O Birther!  Father-Mother of the Cosmos, you create all that moves in light.

       -O Thou!  The Breathing life of all, Creator of the Shimmering Sound that touches us. 

  • 04:38 Download Lyrics 2. Nethqadash shmakh

    Nethqadash Shmakh

    (Net-kah-dish sha-mach)


    King James translation:

           Hallowed be thy name.

    2 Saadi Translations:

        -Focus your light within us - make it useful: as the rays of a beacon show the way.

        -Help us breathe one holy breath, feeling only you - this creates a shrine inside, in wholeness.

  • 04:56 Download Lyrics 3. Teytey malkuthakh

    Teytey malkuthakh

    (Tay-tay mal-ku-takh)

    King James translation:

           Thy kingdom come

    2 Saadi Translations:

             - Create your reign of unity now - through our fiery hearts and willing hands

            - Let your council rule our lives, clearing our intention for co-creation.


  • 06:34 Download Lyrics 4. Nehwey tzevyanach....

    Nehwey tzevyanach akayanna

    d'bwashmaya aph b'arha

    (Neh-way sivey-an-ach eye-kahn-a

    de-bash-mai-a ahf ba-ha-ra)

    King James Translation:

            Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven

    2 Saadi Translations:

           -Your one desire then acts with ours, as in all light, so in all forms.

           -Let all will move together in your vortex, as stars and planets swirl through the sky.

  • 05:55 Download Lyrics 5. Habwlan Lachma...

    Habwlan Lachma d'sunqanan yaomana

    (Hav-lan lach-ma de-soon ka-nan yo-mahn-a)

    King James translation

          -Give us this day our daily bread

    2 Saadi Translations


          ~Grant what we need each day in bread and insight; subsistence for the call of growing life.

         ~Let the measure of our need be earthiness:  give all things simple, verdant, passionate.

The Lord’s Prayer in Aramaic teachings and pronunciations come from Prayers of the Cosmos by Neil Douglas Klotz. Also references to The King James Version of the Bible used for the Lord’s Prayer.