Shabbat Blessings: Lighting the Candles

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The candles are lit before the blessing is recited.

Hebrew Text

בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה, יְיָ
אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ, מֶֽלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם,
אֲשֶׁר קִדְּשָֽׁנוּ בְּמִצְוֺתָיו,
וְצִוָּֽנוּ לְהַדְלִיק
נֵר שֶׁל שַׁבָּת.

Transliteration

Baruch atah, Adonai Eloheinu, Melech haolam, asher kid'shanu b'mitzvotav, v'tzivanu l'hadlik ner shel Shabbat.

 

Translation

Blessed are you, Adonai our God, Sovereign of all, who hallows us with mitzvot, commanding us to kindle the light of Shabbat.

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Source

From Miskhan T'filah: A Reform Siddur  © 2007 by CCAR Press. All rights reserved.