The Book of Creation
Sefer Yetzirah
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1:1 bslsym vstym ntybvt plyavt chkmh chqq yh yhvh tsbavt alhy ysral alhym chyym vmlk avlm  al sdy rchvm ychnvn rm vnsa svkn ad vqdvs smv mrvm vqdvs hva vbra at avlmv bslsh sprym bspr vspr vspvr [My Illustrated Transliteration of Source Document: Sefer Yetzirah, The Book of Creation, by Aryeh Kaplan, p. 5]

With [b] 32 [slsym] mystical [plyavt] paths [ntybvt] of Wisdom [chkmh] engraved [chqq] Yah [yh] the Lord [yhvh] of Hosts [tsbavt] the God [alhy] of Israel [ysral] the Living [chyym] God [alhym] King [mlk] of the universe [avlm] El [al] Shaddai [sdy] Merciful [rchvm] and Gracious [chnvn] High [rm] and [v] Exalted [nsa] Dwelling [svkn] in eternity [ad] Whose name [sm] is Holy [qdvs] - He is lofty [rvm] and [v] holy - And he [hva] created [bra] his universe [avlmv] with [b] three [slsh] books [sprym] with [b] text [spr] with [v] number [spr] and [v] with communication [spvr].


Other versions of Chapter 1:1

1:1 slsym vsnym ntybvt plavt chkmh chqq yh yyy tsbavt alhy ysral alhym chyym al sdy "rm vnysa svkn ad vqdvs smv" bra at avlmv bslsh sprym: bspr vspr vspr. [My Illustrated Translation of Source Document: Internet Link]

Thirty [slsym] and [v] two [snym] mystical [plyavt] paths [ntybvt] of Wisdom [chkmh] engraved [chqq] Yah [yh] the Lord [yyy] of Hosts [tsbavt] the God [alhy] of Israel [ysral] the Living [chyym] God [alhym] El [al] Shaddai [sdy] "High [rm] and [v] Exalted [nsa] Dwelling [svkn] in eternity [ad] Whose name [sm] is Holy [qdvs]" created [bra] his universe [avlmv] with [b] three [slsh] books [sprym]: with [b] text [spr] with [v] number [spr] and [v] with communication [spr].