Blessings for Eating Fruit
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Blessings for Eating Fruit
Blessing for the First Time Your Experience Something (Shehechiyanu)
You may want to say this before any fruit you are tasting for the first time this season.
בָּרוּך אַתָּה יי אֱלֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶך הָעוֹלָם
שֶׁהֶחֱיָנוּ וקְִיְמָּנוּ והְִגִיּעָנוּ לַזְמַן הַזֶה
Barukh ata adonai elohenu melekh ha-olam,
she-hechiyanu, v’kiy'manu, v’higi'anu la-z’man ha-zeh
Blessed be You, the One who has kept us alive
and sustained us so that we could reach this moment.
Blessing After Eating Various Fruit
ברוך אתה ה’ א‑להינו מלך העולם, בורא נפשות רבות וחסרונן
על כל מה שבראת, להחיות בהם נפש כל חי, ברוך חי העולמים
Barukh atah Adonai Eloheinu melekh ha-olam, bore n'fashot rabot v'chesronan
all kol ma she-barata, l'hachayot bahem nefesh kol chai, barukh chei ha-olamim.
Blessed be You, the One who created so many different living things,
all needing each other to make Life interwoven through them all, as one soul.
Blessed be the Life of all worlds.
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