Blessings | Weekday Morning
Birchot HaShachar -
Reciting the traditional morning blessings
Based on the gematria for the word tzaddik (צדיק), "righteous one," the sages taught that Jews should respond with "Amen" to no less than 90 blessings (Tsade = 90), recite Kedushah ("Holy, holy, holy...") four times (Dalet = 4), say Kaddish ten times (Yod = 10), and recite 100 blessings (Qof = 100) -- every day! (Berachot 60b). In addition to the blessings that are recited as part of every observant Jew's day, the Shacharit Service includes a series of blessings that are recited as part of the morning service.
After each of the following blessings is recited aloud by the cantor of the synagogue, you are to respond by saying "Amen."
Who formed mankind in wisdom
Blessed are You, LORD our God, Master of the universe, who formed
mankind in wisdom, and created in him all manner of openings
and cavities. It is manifest and known before the throne of your glory
that if any one of them ruptured or were blocked,
it would be impossible to survive and stand before You.
Blessed are You, LORD, who heals all flesh and is wonderful in His acts.
Barukh attah Adonai, eloheinu melekh ha'olam, asher yatzar
et ha'adam b'khochmah, u'vara vo nekavim nekavim,
chalulim chalulim. Galuy ve'yadua lifnei khisei khevodekha
she'im yipateiach echad meihem, 'o yisateim echad meihem,
'i efshar le'hitpaiyeim ve'la'amod lefaneykha.
Barukh attah Adonai, rofei khol basar u'mafli la'asot.
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