Shabbat Blessings: HaMotzi - Blessing Over Bread Before a Meal

Say this blessing before eating bread (challah) at the beginning of a meal on Shabbat.

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Hebrew Text

בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה, יְיָ אֱלֹהֵינוּ, מֶלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם,
הַמּוֹצִיא לֶחֶם מִן הָאָרֶץ

Transliteration

Baruch atah, Adonai Eloheinu, Melech haolam, haMotzi lechem min haaretz.

Translation

Blessed are You, Adonai our God, Sovereign of all, who brings forth bread from the earth

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