Traditional Blessing for Entering the Baby into the Covenant

Found In: Welcoming & Raising Children, Covenant & Naming Rituals

Tags: covenant

Prayer

Masculine: Barukh Atah Adonai Eloheinu Melekh ha'olam asher kidshanu b'mitzvotav ve'tzivanu l'hakhnisah bivrito shel am yisrael.

Feminine: B'rukha At Ya Eloheinu Ruach ha'olam asher kid'shatnu b'mitzvoteha v'tzivatnu l'hakhnisa bivrita shel am yisrael.

Blessed are you, Adonai our God, Sovereign of the Universe, who sanctified us with your commandments and commanded us to bring our daughter into the covenant of Israel.