Blessing of Children

  
ברכת ילדים

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For a girl:
Y'simech Elohim
k-Sarah, Rivka, Rachel, v-Leah

For a boy:
Y'simcha Elohim
k'Ephraim v'chi Menashe

Yeverechecha adonai ve'yishmereicha.
Ya'er adonai panav eileicha vichuneika.
Yisa adonai panav eileicha ve'yasem lecha shalom.
לבת:
יְשֲׁמֱֳך אֶלׂהִים
כְּשָׁרָה רִבְקָה רָחֵל וְלֱאָה

לבן:
יְשֲׁמֵך אֶלׂהִים
כֶּאֶפְרַיִם וְכִמְנָשֶׁה

יְבָרֶכְךָ יהוה וְיִשְׁמְרֶךָ:
יָאֵר יהוה פָּנָיו אֵלֶיךָ וִיחֻנֶּךָּ:
יִשָּׂא יהוה פָּנָיו אֵלֶיךָ וְיָשֵׂם לְךָ שָׁלוֹם:

Translation:

For a girl:
May God make you like Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel and Leah.

For a boy:
God make thee as Ephraim and as Manasseh.​
Genes​is 48:20

The Lord bless thee, and keep thee;
The Lord make His face to shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee; The Lord lift up His countenan​ce upon thee, and give thee peace.
Numbe​rs 6:24-26

Trans​lation source: User-cont​ributed (introduc​tion for a girl), rest is from Jewish Publicati​on Society Bible (1917) (public domain)

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The tune composed by Ervin Klein and sung by Adam Szanto is used with permission.


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