Respect
BTS Lyrics


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Res-res-res-respect
Should I go or should I?
Should I, should I go or should I stay?
End up being the world this way

Put your hands in the air
(Put your hands in the air)
Just like you don't care
(Just like you don't care)

Ayo Suga, (왜?) 요즘 날 떠다니는 단어 (뭔데?)
"Respect" 근데 요샌 뜻이 좀 헷갈려 (어?)
그걸 한대 누굴 자꾸 뭐만 하면 (왜?)
나도 잘은 몰라 brother 낸들 알어
분명히 사랑보다 상위 (위)
상위 어쩜 그 중 최상위 (위)
에 존재하고 있는 개념이
존경이란 거 아냐 huh? 내 말이 eh

"Re-spect" 말 그대로 보고 자꾸 보는 거 (보는 거)
자꾸 보다보면은 단점이 보여 (보여)
But 그럼에도 자꾸 보고 싶단 건
필요하지 그 누구를 향한 완벽한 신념 (eh, eh)
해서 난 도무지 쉽게 말 못 해 (왜?)
아득하거든 그 무게와 두께 (두껍네)
언젠가 당당히 말할 수 있게 되기를
진심을 다해서 내게도 네게도 uh

부디 존경을 쉽게 말하지 마 yeah
아직 나도 잘 모르겠으니까 yeah
나도 가끔 내가 무서우니까
약한 내가 간파당하면 어쩌지

(Respect) 쉽게들 말하네
(Respect) 뭔지 모르는데
(Respect) 다시 들여다보길
(Respect) one time
(Respect) two times
(Respect) 쉽겐 말 안 할래
(Respect) 아직 잘 몰라도
(Respect) 언젠가 말할게
(Respect) one time
(Respect) oh yeah

Respect이 뭔데 (뭔데요, 형?)
몰라서 묻는 거야 임마 (그래요?)
Respect이 뭐길래 (뭐길래)
다들 respect을 말하는지
솔직히 이해가 안 되네
누구를 존경한다는 게
그렇게 쉬운 거였니? (맞아)
아직도 이해가 안 되네
솔까 존경은 필요 없지 (맞아요!)
존중조차도 없는데 (인정!)
뒤에선 호박씨 까는 거 (호박씨)
너 빼곤 다 아는데 글쎄
나는 솔직히 너를 respect
너도 나를 respect 할 거라는 생각은 1도 없으니 스킵해
Respect 나는 너를 respect
웃으면서 욕하는 저 친구에게 박수

(Respect respect)
너의 삶에 모든 영광과 번영이 깃들길
(Respect respect)
너의 앞길엔 영원한 축복이 함께하길
(Respect respect)
돈, 명예, 전진, 전진
(Respect respect)
그래 널 존경해 yeah

(Respect) 쉽게들 말하네
(Respect) 뭔지 모르는데
(Respect) 다시 들여다보길
(Respect) one time
(Respect) two times
(Respect) 쉽겐 말 안 할래
(Respect) 아직 잘 몰라도
(Respect) 언젠가 말할게
(Respect) one time
(Respect) oh yeah

언젠가 말할게 (respect)
아직 잘 몰라도 (respect)
(Respect)

마, 니가 리스펙을 아나?
모르겠습니다 행님
나도 모르겠다
와 이리 어렵습니까 리스펙이?
존경!
뭐 다시 들여다보라는건가 모르겠습니다
존중!
존, 뭐, 뭡니까 그게?
존중!
존경!
뭐 이게 리스펙 아이겠나 마, 그런 생각을 마 하게 되는디




영어는 어렵습니다
그러니까

Overall Meaning

The song Respect by BTS addresses the concept of respect and the difficulties that can arise when it comes to fully understanding its meaning. The lyrics suggest that respect is more than just a simple word and involves the act of constantly observing and recognizing the flaws in oneself and others. The song also highlights the importance of respecting oneself as well as others, as one cannot fully give respect without having it for oneself as well. The members of BTS discuss their own struggles with understanding and expressing respect, but ultimately vow to work towards respecting others and hoping for their own respect as well.


The chorus of the song provides a catchy and repetitive call for "res-res-res-respect", drawing attention to the importance of the concept. The verses are each performed by a different member, giving each a chance to share their own thoughts and experiences regarding respect. The rap portions by Suga add a unique element to the song, allowing for a deeper exploration into the struggles of understanding respect.


Overall, BTS's Respect is a powerful and thought-provoking song that prompts the listener to consider their own definitions and experiences with respect. The song's relatable lyrics and catchy chorus make it a memorable addition to their discography.


Line by Line Meaning

Res-res-res-respect
The chorus emphasizes the word 'respect' and sets the tone for the song.


Should I go or should I?
The singer is contemplating whether to continue with the societal expectations of respect or to challenge them.


Should I, should I go or should I stay?
The singer is still uncertain about the choice they need to make.


End up being the world this way
The singer questions how the world became so complicated with a basic concept like respect.


Put your hands in the air (Put your hands in the air)
This line is repeated for emphasis and serves to encourage the audience to show enthusiasm for the topic discussed in the song.


Just like you don't care (Just like you don't care)
The singer encourages the audience to show enthusiasm for the topic discussed, despite their reservations or uncertainty.


Ayo Suga, (왜?) 요즘 날 떠다니는 단어 (뭔데?) 'Respect' 근데 요샌 뜻이 좀 헷갈려 (어?) 그걸 한대 누굴 자꾸 뭐만 하면 (왜?) 나도 잘은 몰라 brother 낸들 알어
Suga expresses confusion over the term 'respect' and how it is being used lately, acknowledging he might not understand the concept fully.


분명히 사랑보다 상위 (위) 상위 어쩜 그 중 최상위 (위) 에 존재하고 있는 개념이 존경이란 거 아냐 huh? 내 말이 eh
The singer explains that respect is a concept that is ranked above love and other things, but it's still a concept that society doesn't fully understand.


'Re-spect' 말 그대로 보고 자꾸 보는 거 (보는 거) 자꾸 보다보면은 단점이 보여 (보여) But 그럼에도 자꾸 보고 싶단 건 필요하지 그 누구를 향한 완벽한 신념 (eh, eh)
The singer further explains respect is about seeing someone and even with all their flaws, still, want to see them because they hold them in high regard.


해서 난 도무지 쉽게 말 못 해 (왜?) 아득하거든 그 무게와 두께 (두껍네) 언젠가 당당히 말할 수 있게 되기를 (eh, eh) 진심을 다해서 내게도 네게도 uh
The singer admits that expressing respect isn't easy due to the weight and thickness of the concept, but they hope to speak candidly about it someday to themselves and others.


부디 존경을 쉽게 말하지 마 yeah 아직 나도 잘 모르겠으니까 yeah 나도 가끔 내가 무서우니까 약한 내가 간파당하면 어쩌지
The singer urges people not to take respect lightly because they don't completely understand it themselves and reveals their fear of being exploited because of their weak spots.


(Respect) 쉽게들 말하네 (Respect) 뭔지 모르는데 (Respect) 다시 들여다보길 (Respect) one time (Respect) two times
The repetition of the phrase 'Respect' highlights the contradictions in society's use of this word when no one understands or practices it.


(Respect) 쉽겐 말 안 할래 (Respect) 아직 잘 몰라도 (Respect) 언젠가 말할게 (Respect) oh yeah
The singer reveals their unwillingness to speak casually about respect because they do not yet understand the concept fully and promises to talk about it someday.


Respect이 뭔데 (뭔데요, 형?) 몰라서 묻는 거야 임마 (그래요?) Respect이 뭐길래 (뭐길래) 다들 respect을 말하는지 솔직히 이해가 안 되네 누구를 존경한다는 게 그렇게 쉬운 거였니? (맞아)
The conversation between two friends highlights the lack of understanding and confusion surrounding respect and how it's not as simple as it seems.


아직도 이해가 안 되네 솔까 존경은 필요 없지 (맞아요!) 존중조차도 없는데 (인정!) 뒤에선 호박씨 까는 거 (호박씨) 너 빼곤 다 아는데 글쎄 나는 솔직히 너를 respect 너도 나를 respect 할 거라는 생각은 1도 없으니 스킵해
The singer admits that they still don't understand respect and honesty is more important than respect when no one practices even fundamental notions of respect like respect and consideration for others.


Respect 나는 너를 respect 웃으면서 욕하는 저 친구에게 박수 (Respect respect) 너의 삶에 모든 영광과 번영이 깃들길 너의 앞길엔 영원한 축복이 함께하길 돈, 명예, 전진, 전진 그래 널 존경해 yeah 언젠가 말할게 (respect) 아직 잘 몰라도 (respect) (Respect)
The singer expresses appreciation for someone while also highlighting the importance of respect by wishing them prosperity, success, and blessings.


마, 니가 리스펙을 아나? 모르겠습니다 행님 나도 모르겠다 와 이리 어렵습니까 리스펙이? 존경! 뭐 다시 들여다보라는건가 모르겠습니다 존중! 존, 뭐, 뭡니까 그게? 뭐 이게 리스펙 아이겠나 마, 그런 생각을 마 하게 되는디 영어는 어렵습니다 그러니까
The singer concludes the song by acknowledging the difficulty of the concept and how people often use respect without understanding the true meaning behind it.




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Hee Soo Kang, Nam jun Kim, Yi Jeong Jang, Yoon Gi Min

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Giada


on Agust D '해금 (Haegeum)' Live Clip (full ver.) | SUGA: Road to D-DAY

This song is great, Yoongi has a wonderful voice. And Yoongi raps really good, They are all gifted.

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on Permission To Dance

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i love it's musici

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on Boy With Luv (Feat. Halsey)

Wow that was Rap Monster SeokJin Yoongi J-hope Jimin Taehyung Jk and Halsey

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on Boy With Luv (Feat. Halsey)

Oh yeah it so cool Woohoo BTS

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