Daily Prayers for Followers of Yeshua
מוֹדֶה אֲנִי לְפָנֶךָ מֶלֶךְ חַי וְקַיָּם שֶׁהֶחֱזַרְתָּ בִּי נִשְׁמָתִי בְּחֶמְלָה רַבָּה אֱמוּנָתֶךָ
modeh ani l’faneicha melech chai v’qa-yam shehechezarta bi nishmati b’chem’lah rabbah emunatecha
I give thanks before you, O King living and eternal, for you have restored my soul within me with compassion – Great is Your faithfulness.
Blessing of the Messiah
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה אֱלֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הָעוֺלָם
אֲשֶׁר נָתַן לָנוּ הַדֶרֶךְ לְיְשׁוּעָה בַּמָּשִׁיחַ יֵשׁוּעַ אָמֵן
Baruch atah Adonai Eloheinu Melech ha-olam
Asher natan lanu ha-derekh l’y’shuah ba’mashiach Yeshua amein
Blessed are You, O LORD our God, King of the universe
Who has given us the way of salvation in Messiah Yeshua, amen.
Yeshua’s Model Prayer
אָבִנוּ שֶׁבַּשָּׁמַיִם יִתְקַדֵּשׁ שִׁמְךָ
Avinu shebashamayim yit-qadesh shimcha
Our Father in Heaven, may Your name be kept holy.
May Your Kingdom come, Your will be done on earth as in heaven. Give us the food we need today. Forgive us what we have done wrong, as we too have forgiven those who have wronged us. And do not lead us into hard testing, but keep us safe from the evil one. [For kingship, power and glory are Yours forever.] Amen.
The Attributes of Yah
יהוה יהוה אֵל רַחוּם וְחַנּוּן
Yahweh Yahweh el rachum v’channun
Yahweh, Yahweh, God, compassionate and gracious,
slow to anger, abounding in lovingkindness and truth, extending kindness to the thousandth generation, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin.
To Him who is able to keep you from falling, and to present you before His glorious presence without fault and with great joy; to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority through Yeshua Messiah our Lord, from before all ages, now, and forever more.
The Shema and V’ahavta
שְׁמַע יׅשְׁרָאֵל יהוה אֱלֹהֵינוּ יהוה אֶחָד
בָּרוּךְ שֵׁם כְּבוֹד מַלְכוּתוֹ לְעוֹלָם וָעֶד
Shema Yisra’el Adonai Eloheinu Adonai Echad
Baruch shem kevod malchuto l’olam va’ed
Hear, O Israel, the LORD is our God, the LORD is One.
Blessed is His glorious name; His kingdom is forever and ever.
וְאָהַבְתָּ אֵת יהוה אֱלֹהֶיךָ בּכָל־לְבָבְךָ וּבְכָל־נַפְשְׁךָ וּבְכָל־מְאֹדֶךָ
v’ahavta et Adonai Eloheicha, b’chol levav’cha, uv’chol nafshecha, uv’chol me’odecha
And you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might.
And have these words, which I command you this day, be upon your heart. And you shall teach them diligently to your children, and speak of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you retire, and when you arise. And you shall bind them for a sign upon your hand and let them be frontlets between your eyes. And you shall write them on the doorposts of your house and upon your gates.
וְאָהַבְתָּ לְרֵעֲךָ כָּמוֹךָ
v’ahavta l’re’acha chamocha
And you shall love your neighbor as yourself.
Ma Tovu (How Lovely)
מַה טֹּבוּ אֹהָלֶךָ יַעֲקֹב מִשְׁכְּנֹתֶיךָ יִשְׂרָאֵל
וַאֲנִי בְּרֹב חַסְדְּךָ אָבוֺא בֵיתֶךָ
אֶשְׁתַּחֲוֶה אֶל הֵיכַל קָדְשְׁךָ בְּיִרְאָתֶךָ
Ma tovu ohalecha Ya’akov, mishkenotecha Yisra’el
va’ani b’rov chasdecha, avo beitecha
eshtachaveh el heichal kad’sh’cha b’yirahtecha
How lovely are your tents, O Jacob; your tabernacles, Israel.
And in Your great compassion I will come into Your house.
There I will bow; there I will fear Your holiness.
[continue optional: O LORD, I love the house where you dwell and the place where your glory resides. I will prostrate myself and bow, bend the knee before the LORD my maker. As for me, O LORD, may my prayer be to you at an acceptable time. In your great mercy, O God, answer me with the truth of Your salvation.]
Mi Chamocha (Who Is Like You?)
מִי כָּמֹכָה בָּאֵלִם יהוה מִי כָּמֹכָה נֶאְדָּר בַּקֹּדֶשׁ נוֺרָא תְהִלֹּת עֹשֵׂה פֶלֶא
Mi chamocha ba’elim Adonai mi chamocha nedar ba’qodesh nora tehillot oseh feleh
Who is like You, O LORD, among the Gods? Who is like you? Glorious in holiness, awesome in praise, doing wonders.
תפילת העמידה ־ שמנה עשרה
Tefillat haAmidah – Shemoney Eshreh
The Standing Prayer – Eighteen (Benedictions)
Sefatai (My Lips)
אֲדֺנׇי שְׂפָתַי תִּפְתָּח וּפׅי יַגּׅיד תְּהׅלָּתֶךָ
Adonai sefatai tiftach ufi yagid tehilatecha
Adonai, open up my lips that my mouth may declare Your praise (Psalm 51:15(14)).
1. Avot (Fathers)
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה אֱלֹהֵינוּ וֵאלֹהֵי אֲבוֹתֵינוּ
Baruch atah Adonai Eloheinu v’elohei avoteinu
Blessed are You, O LORD our God and God of our fathers,
God of Abraham, God of Isaac, and God of Jacob, the great, mighty and awesome God, the most high God, Who bestows grace and creates all, and remembers the kindness of the Fathers, and brings [the] Redeemer [Yeshua] to their children’s children, for His name’s sake with love.
O King, Helper, Savior and Shield,
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה מָגֵן אַבְרָהָם
Baruch atah Adonai, magen Avraham
Blessed are You, O LORD, Shield of Abraham.
2. Gibor (Might)
You are eternally mighty, my Lord, the Resurrecter of the dead are You; great in salvation. Who sustains the living with kindness, resurrects the dead with great mercy, supports the fallen, heals the sick, releases the confined, and keeps His faith to those asleep in the dust. Who is like You, O Master of mighty deeds, and who is comparable to You, O King who causes death and restores life and makes salvation sprout? You [Who resurrected Yeshua] are faithful to resurrect the dead.
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה מְחַיֵּה הַמֵּתִים
Baruch atah Adonai, mechaiyeh hametim
Blessed are You, O LORD, Who resurrects the dead.
3. Kadesh et HaShem (Holiness of The Name)
You are holy and Your Name is holy, and holy ones praise You every day.
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה הָאֵל הָקָּדוֹשׁ
Baruch atah Adonai, ha’El hakadosh
Blessed are You, O LORD, the holy God.
4. Binah (Understanding)
You show favor to a man of knowledge, and teach understanding to a mortal man. Be gracious to us. A mind of understanding and intellect is from You.
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה חוֹנֵן הַדָּעַת
Baruch atah Adonai, chonen hada’at
Blessed are You, O LORD, Who favors the knowledge.
5. Teshuvah (Repentance)
Bring us back, our Father, to Your Torah, and bring us closer, our King, to Your service, and make us return in complete repentance before You.
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה הָרוֹצֶה בִּתְשׁוּבָה
Baruch atah Adonai, harotzeh bit’shuvah
Blessed are You, O LORD, Who desires repentance.
6. Selach (Forgiveness)
Forgive us, our Father, for we have erred; pardon us, our King, for we have intentionally sinned, for You pardon and forgive. [pause here for confession]
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה חַנּוּן הַמַּרְבֶּה לׅסְלֺחַ
Baruch atah Adonai, chanun hamarbeh lislo’ach
Blessed are You, O LORD, who pardons abundantly.
7. Ge’ulah (Redemption)
Behold our affliction, take up our grievance, and save us soon for the sake of Your Name, for You are a powerful Redeemer.
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה גּוֹאֵל יׅשְׂרָאֵל
Baruch atah Adonai, go’el Yisra’el
Blessed are You, O LORD, Redeemer of Israel.
8. Refuah (Healing)
Heal us, O LORD, and we shall be healed; save us, and we shall be saved, for You are our praise, and bring complete recovery for all our ailments, for You are God, King, the faithful and compassionate Healer. [pause to pray for healing]
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה רוֹפֵא חוֹלֵי עַמּוֹ יׅשְׂרָאֵל
Baruch atah Adonai, rofeh cholei amoh Yisra’el
Blessed are You, O LORD, Who heals His people Israel.
9. Birkat HaShanim (Blessings of the Years)
Bless for us, O LORD our God, this year and its crops. Give us blessing, and give dew and rain for blessing on the face of the earth, and satisfy us from Your goodness, and bless our year like the other good years.
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה מְבָרֵךְ הַשָּׁנִים
Baruch atah Adonai, mevarech hashanim
Blessed are You, O LORD, Who blesses the years.
10. Kibbutz Galuyot (Ingathering of Exiles)
Sound the great shofar for our freedom, and raise a standard to gather our exiles [from both houses of Israel], and gather us [in Messiah Yeshua] from the four corners of the earth.
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה מֵקַבֵּץ נִדְחֵי עַמּוֹ יׅשְׂרָאֵל
Baruch atah Adonai, mekabetz nid’chei amoh Yisra’el
Blessed are You, O LORD, Who gathers the dispersed of His people Israel.
11. Birkat HaDin (Justice)
Restore our judges as in early times and our counselors as at first; remove from us our sorrows and troubles; we want You, O LORD, alone, to rule over us with kindness and compassion and to justify us in justice.
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה מֶלֶךְ אוֺהֵב צְדָקָה וּמִשְׁפָּט
Baruch atah Adonai, melech ohev tzedakah u’mishpat
Blessed are You, O LORD, King Who loves righteousness and justice.
12. Tzadikim (The Righteous)
On the righteous, on the devout, on the elders of Your people, the house of Israel, on the remnant of their scribes, on the righteous converts and on us, may Your compassion be aroused, O LORD our God, and give good reward to all those who truly trust Your Name. May You put our share among them forever, and we shall not be ashamed, for You we trust.
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה מִשְׁעָן וּמׅבְטָח לַצַּדִּיקׅים
Baruch atah Adonai, mishan u’mivtach la’tzadikim
Blessed are You O LORD, Who supports and safeguards the righteous.
13. Binyan Yerushalayim (Rebuilding Jerusalem)
And to Jerusalem Your city You shall return with mercy, and You shall dwell in it, as You have spoken. May You rebuild it soon in our days for eternity, [made ready as a bride adorned for her husband,] and may You establish [Messiah Yeshua on] the throne of David within it.
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה בּוֹנֵה יְרוּשָׁלׇיׅם
Baruch atah Adonai, boneh Yerushalayim
Blessed are You, O LORD, Builder of Jerusalem.
14. Malchut Ben David (Davidic Reign – Yeshua the Messiah)
May [the kingdom of Yeshua the Messiah,] the offspring of David, Your servant, flourish speedily and exalt His honor with Your salvation. For Your salvation we hope all day long. [Amen. Come, Adonai Yeshua.]
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה מַַצְמׅיחַ קֶרֶן יְשׁוּעׇה
Baruch atah Adonai, matzimiach keren yeshuah
Blessed are You, O LORD, Who makes the Horn of Salvation to flourish.
15. Tefillah (Acceptance of Prayer)
Hear our voice, O Lord our God. Have mercy and compassion for us, and accept our prayers mercifully and willingly, for You are God who listens to prayers and supplications. From before Yourself, our King, turn us not away empty handed, for You hear the prayer of Your people Israel mercifully. [pause here for additional petitions]
[ בְּשֶׁם ישׁוּעַ הַמָּשִׁיחַ אָמֵן
b’shem Yeshua haMashiach, amen.
In the name of Yeshua the Messiah, amen. ]
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה שׁוֹמֵעַ תּפִלׇּה
Baruch atah Adonai, shome’a tefillah
Blessed are You, O LORD, Who hears prayers.
16. Avodah (Service)
Be favorable, O LORD our God, toward Your people Israel and to their prayer, and restore the most holy service of Your house. Accept in love the offerings and prayers of Israel, and may the service of Your people, Israel, always be favorable to You. May our eyes behold Your return to Zion in mercy.
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה הַמַּחֲזִיר שְׁכִינׇתוֹ לְצִיּוֹן
Baruch atah Adonai, hamachazir shekhinato l’Tzion
Blessed are You, O LORD, Who restores His presence to Zion.
17. Modim (Thanksgiving)
We thank You, for You are ADONAI, our God and the God of our forefathers forever and ever. The Rock of our lives, the Shield of our salvation, You are in every generation. We thank You and tell Your glory for our lives which are in Your hands, and for our souls that are entrusted to You, and for Your miracles that are with us every day, and for Your wonders and favors that happen all the time, evening and morning and noon. The Good One, for Your compassion was not exhausted, and the Compassionate One, for Your merciful deeds have not ended; always have we put our hope in You. For all these, may Your name be blessed and exalted, our King, always, forever and ever; and all the living will thank You and praise Your name truly, O God, our salvation and help. [pause here for additional thanksgiving]
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה הַטּוֹב שִׁמְךָ וּלְךָ נָאֶה לְהוֹדוֹת
Baruch atah Adonai, hatov shimcha ulecha na’eh l’hodot
Blessed are You, O LORD, the Good One is Your name, and You are proper to thank.
18. Sim Shalom (Establish Peace)
Establish peace, goodness, and blessing, graciousness, kindness, and compassion upon us, and upon all Israel Your people. Bless us our Father, all of us as one, with the light of Your countenance; for with the light of Your countenance You gave us, O LORD our God, [Yeshua the Messiah,] the Torah of Life, and a love of kindness, righteousness, blessing, compassion, life and peace.
May it be good in Your eyes to bless Your people Israel, in every season and in every hour with Your peace.
בׇּרוּךְ אַתָּה יהוה הַמְבָרֵךְ אֶת עַמּוֹ יִשְׂרָאֵל בַּשָּׁלוֹם
Baruch atah Adonai, hamevarech et amoh Yisra’el bashalom
Blessed are You, O LORD, Who blesses His people Israel with peace.
Imrei Fi (The Words of My Mouth)
יִהְיוּ לְרָצוֹן אִמְרֵי־פִי וְהֶגְיוֹן לִבִּי לְפָנֶיךָ יהוה צוּרִי וְגֹאֲלִי
Yihyu l’ratzon imrei fi, v’hegyon libi, l’faneicha, Adonai tzuri v’go’eli
May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable before You, O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. (Psalm 19:17(15))
יִתְגַּדַּל וְיִתְקַדַּשׁ שְׁמֵהּ רַבָּה בְּעָלְמָא דִּי בְרָא כִרְעוּתֵהּ
Yitgadal v’yitqadash shemeh rabbah be’al’ma di vera kir’uteh
Magnified and sanctified be His great name in the world that He created as he willed.
May He establish His kingdom during our lifetime, and during our days, and during the life of the whole house of Israel, even swiftly and soon; and we say: Amen.
May His great name be blessed forever.
Blessed, praised, glorified, exalted, extolled and honored, magnified and lauded be the name of the Holy One, blessed be He; though He is high above all blessings and songs, praises and consolations which are uttered in the world; and we say: Amen.
May there be abundant peace from heaven, and life, for us and for all Israel; and we say: Amen.
עֹשֶׂה שָׁלוֺם בִּמְרוֺמָיו הוּא יַעֲשֶׂה שָׁלוֺם עָלֵינוּ
וְעַל כָּל יִשְׂרָאֵל וְעַל כָּל יוֺשְׁבֵי תֵבֶל וְאִמְרוּ אָמֵן
Oseh shalom bimromav hu ya’aseh shalom aleinu
v’al kol Yisra’el v’al kol yoshvei tevel v’imru amen
May He who makes peace in His heights make peace upon us
And upon all Israel and upon on all who dwell in the earth, and we say: Amen
Raui haSeh (Worthy is the Lamb)
רָאוּי הַשֶּׂה שָׁנִּשְׁחַט
Raui ha-seh shannish’chat
Worthy is the Lamb who was slain,
To receive power and riches and wisdom and might and honor and glory and blessing. To the One seated on the throne and to the Lamb be blessing and honor and glory and power forever and ever. Great and wonderful are Your deeds, Adonai Elohei-Tzva’ot! Just and true are Your ways, O King of the nations. Who shall not fear and glorify Your name, O Lord? For You alone are Holy. All the nations shall come and worship before You, for Your righteous acts have been revealed.
V’hasheivota (And take it to heart)
V’ne’emar (And It Will Be Said)
וַהֲשֵׁבֹתָ אֶל לְבָבֶךָ כּי יהוה הוּא הָאֱלֹהִים
v’hasheivota el l’vavecha ki Adonai hu ha-elohim
And take it to heart that Adonai, He is God.
וְנֶאֱמַר וְהָיָה יהוה לְמֶלֶךְ עַל כָּל הָאָרֶץ
בַּיּוֺם הַהוּא יִהְיֶה יהוה אֶחָד וּשְׁמוֺ אֶחָד
v’ne’emar v’hayah Adonai l’melech al kol ha’aretz
bayom ha-hu yihyeh Adonai echad u’sh’mo echad
And it will be said, And the LORD will be king over all the earth.
In that day the LORD will be one, and His name One.