Birkat ha-Gomel

Traditional prayer of thanks to be recited by one who has survived a dangerous situation.

Person who survived dangerous situation:

(G-d using Masculine language)

בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה אֲדֹנָי אֱלֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם הַגּוֹמֵל לְחַיָּבִים טוֹבוֹת שֶׁגְּמָלַנִי כֹּל טוֹב

Baruch Atah Adonai Eloheinu Melech ha'olam, ha-gomel l’hayavim tovot sheg’malani kol tov.

(G-d using Feminine language)

בְּרוּכָה אַתְּ יָהּ אֱלֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם הַגּוֹמֶלֶת לְחַיָּבִים טוֹבוֹת שֶׁגְּמָלַנִי כֹּל טוֹב

Brucha At Ya Eloheinu Ruach ha'olam, hagomelet l’hayavim tovot, sheg’malani kol tov.

Blessed are You, O Lord our God, ruler of the Universe, who bestows kindness on those who are committed, and who has granted to me all kindness.

EVERYONE RESPONDS:

(Feminine language in parenthesis)- מִי שְגָמָלְךָ (שְגָמָלֵך) כֹּל טוֹב הוּא יִגְמָלְךָ (יִגְמְלֵךְ) כֹּל טוֹב סֶלָה

(G-d using Masculine language) Amen. Mi she g’malcha kol tov, hu yigmalcha kol tov, selah.

(G-d using Feminine language) Amen. Mi she g’maltaich kol tov, hee tigmalaich kol tov, selah.

May the One who has granted you all kindness always grant kindness to you, selah.


 

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