EXPLANATION OF THE GLOSSING SYSTEM
(to understand how I describe the signs in this translation).
Response: YOU(sing)-ctr JEWISH-PRIEST FOREVER. M-E-L-C-H-I-Z-E-D-E-K PASS-DOWN.
THE-rt LORD TELL-lf MY LORD, (role play to lf) SIT SEATED-ON-my-RIGHT,
UNTIL YOUR ENEMY, ME CRUSH. Response
SCEPTER, SYMBOL YOUR(plural) POWER, THE-rt LORD HOLD-UP FROM TEMPLE MOUNTAIN.
IGNORE YOUR ENEMY SURROUND (2h)YOU. GO-AHEAD RULE. Response
SAME DAY (2h)YOU BORN, HAVE POWER LIKE PRINCE WITH HOLY SPLENDOR.
ME YOUR FATHER BEFORE MORNING STAR, IDEA~LIKE DEW. Response
THE-rt LORD TAKE-OATH, CHANGE-MIND NEVER.
YOU(sing)-ctr JEWISH-PRIEST FOREVER. M-E-L-C-H-I-Z-E-D-E-K PASS-DOWN. Response
Notes: YOU - Underlined words are honorific indices ("indexes"), using the FT of the upturned palm to indicate who is being honored.
JEWISH-PRIEST - (2h)[L], FTs touch the chest just below the neck, separate while still touching and then descend down the sides of the chest.
PASS-DOWN - (2h)[O^], circle around each other from the shoulder and moving forward, but the action is stop and go.
"THE-rt LORD TELL-lf MY LORD" - Personally I sign LORD, starting like the sign KING, but then arcing upwards so that the index finger ends up pointing to Heaven, and that is how I would do the first LORD in this phrase, and then the second LORD I would sign as L-KING.
SEATED-ON-my-RIGHT - [V:], PO down, FO away, is held alongside the right side of the signer and descends slightly.
UNTIL - TO.
CRUSH - (2h)[B], POs down, FOs away, move rapidly away and close the hands to (2h)[A]
SCEPTER - (2h)F-CL describe a vertical "tube" and then S-CL shows it being held.
SYMBOL - S-SHOW+.
HOLD-UP - Hold the "sceptre" out.
TEMPLE - T-CHURCH.
SURROUND - , PO down, FO away, circles above NDH , PO > DS, FO up.
GO-AHEAD - (2h)[B^ dot], POs ><, FOs away, move forward in a jerk.
RULE - CONTROL.
PRINCE - P-KING.
HOLY - H-CLEAN. For a QuickTime file of this sign, see ASL Pro: Holy - 1.
SPLENDOR - Starts like the sign NAME, the NDH is left in place while the DH touches it with the [open 8] (as in the sign FEEL), then moves upwards while twisting the wrist.
IDEA~LIKE - A blending where IDEA has a [Y] instead of an [I] in anticipation of LIKE which is signed smoothly right afterwards.
DEW - WATER + (2h), POs down, FOs away descend with wg like dew.
TAKE-OATH - NDH [B] is raised and DH crosses heart with [open 8].
CHANGE-MIND - Also means MISUNDERSTAND.
Lyrics (Psalm 110:1, 2, 3, 4):
Response: You are a priest for ever, in the line of Melchizedek.
The LORD said to my Lord: "Sit at my right hand
till I make your enemies your footstool." Response
The scepter of your power the LORD will stretch forth from Zion:
"Rule in the midst of your enemies." Response
"Yours is princely power in the day of your birth, in holy splendor;
before the daystar, like the dew, I have begotten you." Response
The LORD has sworn, and he will not repent:
"You are a priest forever, according to the order of Melchizedek." Response