Meet with me - Hiebert

Meet with me - Lamont Hiebert

Translated into ASL by David Bar-Tzur

Created 5 January 2008, links updated monthly with the help of LinkAlarm.

EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).

ME COME HERE WANT MEET YOU-lf.
PLEASE COME MEET ME TOO.
ME HERE, REALLY-WANT FIND YOU-lf.
PLEASE REVEAL YOURSELF-lf TO ME.

WHILE ME WAIT"over time"
YOU-lf MAKE ME STRONG.
WHILE ME alt.WISH-FOR
YOU-lf DRAW-WITH-ROPE ME CLOSE.

WHILE ME STAND"over time"
AND SING YOUR-lf PRAISE,
YOU-lf WILL COME
HERE PLACE FILL-UP.

PLEASE COME NOW
FILL-UP HERE PLACE.
WHILE ME WAIT"over time"
FILL-UP HERE PLACE.


Notes: ME - Underlined words are honorific indices ("indexes"), using the FT of the upturned palm to indicate who is being honored.

REALLY-WANT - WANT but shaken back and forth to show intensity.

REVEAL - (2h)[S] grab imaginary coat lapels and open coat as if bearing one's soul

DRAW-WITH-ROPE - Mime being pulled in by a rope.

FILL-UP - DH [B], PO down, rises until it slaps bottom of NDH, PO down. For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - maximum.

Lyrics:

Im here to meet with you
Come and meet with me
Im here to find you
Reveal yourself to me

Refrain: As I wait (echo), You make me strong
As I long (echo), You draw me to Your Arms
As I stand (echo), And sing your Praise
You Come (echo), And fill this place

Ending: Won’t You Come (echo), And fill this place
Jesus come (echo), and fill this place

treble clef as a symbol for musicTo hear a partial performance of this song, go to Meet With Me by Lamont Hiebert as performed by Ten Shekel Shirt and click on "MP3 Sample" or "Real Audio Sample".

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