1Hashem, Thou hast been favorable unto Thy land; Thou hast brought back the captivity of Ya'akov. 2(3) Thou hast forgiven the avon (iniquity) of Amecha (Thy people); Thou hast covered all their chattat (sin). Selah. 3(4) Thou hast withdrawn all Thy wrath; Thou hast turned from Thine charon af. 4(5) Turn us, O Elohei Yisheinu (G-d of our salvation), and put away Thine ka'as (anger) toward us. 5(6) Wilt Thou be angry with us l'olam? Wilt Thou draw out Thine anger l'dor vador? 6(7) Wilt Thou not revive us again; that Amecha (Thy people) may rejoice in Thee? 7(8) Show us chasdecha (Thy chesed, kindness, steadfast love), Hashem, and grant us Thy salvation. 8(9) I will hear what HaEl Hashem will say; for He will speak shalom unto His people, and to His Chasidim; but let them not turn again to folly. 9(10) Surely His salvation is karov (near) them that fear Him; that kavod may dwell in Artzeinu (our land). 10(11) Chesed and emes will meet together; tzedek and shalom will kiss each other. 11(12) Emes shall titzmach (sprout forth [T.N. Tzemach--Branch, Sprout--is the code name for Moshiach and the coming Tzemach's Namesake in Zecharyah 6:11-12 is Yehoshua, Yeshua--see Ezra 3:8; Zech 3:8; 6:11-12. Go to Jer 23:5 and look at all the references. These are among the most important Scriptures in the Bible because it is here that the saving Name of Moshiach Tzidkeinu is prophetically communicated for salvation; the word Tzemach means "Moshiach" and it is the code word par excellence for Moshiach in the post-Exilic references in the minor prophets; this veiled reference to Moshiach was necessary in the situation of the Return under Persian rule when talk of a coming king was a delicate matter.]) out of ha'aretz; and tzedek shall look down from Shomayim. 12(13) Yes, Hashem shall give that which is tov; and Artzeinu (our land) shall yield her yevul (increase, produce). 13(14) Tzedek shall go before Him; and shall set us in the Derech of His steps.