Birkat ha-Gomel

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Prayer

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

PARENTS:

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

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

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:

(Masculine) Amen. Mi she g’malcha kol tov, hu yigmalcha kol tov, selah.

(Feminine) 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.