Egypt never ruled my soul.
Even when my body was enslaved, under the weight of soil and stone
I was free to myself.
All my work in mud,
Burning bricks in the flame,
Was for the sake of heaven,
To reconcile my soul with the sweat
Of my body forever holy.
My spirit knows no despair.
My light, which was created before man,
My kingdom of flesh destined to be conquered
By my soul that hovers
Over the surface of the waters, the seas, the sages, the ages
There remains only to remove the veil that masks
As the waters cover the sea
Revealed is the Face
That never ceased to see
His children as they are –
Children of G-d.
Do you not yet know that Egypt is lost?