Daily Blessings: For Wonders of Nature

On seeing the large-scale wonders of nature, such as mountains, hills, deserts, seas, long rivers, lightning, and the sky in its purity:

Baruch atah Adonai, Eloheinu melech haolam, oseh maasei v'reishit.

Baruch atah Adonai, Eloheinu melech haolam, oseh maasei v'reishit.

 

We praise You, Eternal God, Sovereign of the universe, who makes the works of creation.

On seeing the small-scale wonders of nature, such as beautiful trees, animals, and people:

Baruch atah Adonai, Eloheinu melech haolam, shekacha lo beolamo.

 

We praise You, Eternal God, Sovereign of the universe, that such as these are in Your world.

On seeing a rainbow:

Baruch atah Adonai, Eloheinu melech haolam, zocher hab'rit v'neeman biv'rito v'kayam ma-amaro.

We praise You, Eternal God, Sovereign of the universe, who remembers, is faithful to, and fulfills Your covenant with and promise to creation.

 

For flowers and herbs:

Baruch atah Adonai, Eloheinu melech haolam, borei isvei b'samim.

We praise You, Eternal God, Sovereign of the universe, who creates fragrant flowers and herbs.

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