EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).
Refrain: Shalom rav al Yisrael am'cha tasim l'olam
Establish abundant peace upon Your people forever,
||: CAUSE PEACE SPREAD FOR YOUR JEWISH PEOPLE FOREVER. :||
ki atah hu Melech Adon l'chol ha-shalom
for You are King, Master of all peace.
YOU KING MEAN YOURSELF MASTER ANY++ KIND PEACE.
V'tov b'einecha l'vareich et am'cha Yisrael et kol ha-amim
May it be good in Your eyes to bless Your people
PRAY YOU WILLING BLESS YOUR JEWISH PEOPLE PLUS (2h)#ALL COUNTRY HERE EARTH.
b'chol et uv'chol sha'ah bish-lomecha
At every time and every hour with Your peace.
EVERY SEASON, EVERY HOUR, BLESS US WITH YOUR PEACE. Refrain
Baruch atah Ad-nai ham'varech
Blessed are You, Hashem, Who blesses
WE BOW-DOWN-TO YOU LORD WHY? YOU BLESS
et amo Yisrael ba-shalom
His Jewish people with peace.
YOUR JEWISH PEOPLE SEND PEACE.
Notes: The signs between "||:" and ":||" are to be repeated.
CAUSE - (2h)[S] are held at the chest as if holding a rope and move forward while opening to (2h). For a QuickTime movie of this sign, see ASL browser - cause.
YOU - Underlined words are honorific indices ("indexes"), using the FT of the upturned palm to indicate who is being honored.
ANY++ - [A dot], PO > NDS, FO away; twist wrist repeatedly while moving in a horizontal circle.
BLESS - (2h)[O^], POs ><, held at mouth. Hands are brought downwards while opening to (2h). For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Bless.
(2h)#ALL - (2h)[A], POs ><, FOs up, are held at shoulder height and move away while opening to (2h)[L].
SEASON - [T], PO > NDS, FO up, travels in a vertical plane parallel to the NDH and makes contact with NDH [B], PO > DS, FO away. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Period - Time.
BOW-DOWN-TO - (2h)[B], POs away, FOs up, are held like the final position of GIVE-UP, then bend these arms twice while bowing at waist once.
To hear a musical setting of these lyrics (without words), go to HotShabbat.com and click on "Shalom Rav" under "Susan Collin".