Shabbat Evening Worship Services: Emet Ve-emunah

Common Prayers for Shabbat Evening

First prayer after the Sh'ma in the evening worship services.

Emet ve-emunah kol zot, v’kayam aleinu, ki hu Adonai Eloheinu v’ein zulato, vaanachnu Yisrael amo. Hapodeinu miyad m’lachim, Malkeinu hago-aleinu mikaf kol he-aritzim, haoseh g’dolot ad ein cheiker v’niflaot ad ein mispar, hasam nafsheinu bachayim v’lo natan lamot ragleinu, haoseh lanu nisim b’Faroh, otot umoftim b’admat b’nei Cham. Vayotzei et amo Yisrael mitocham l’cheirut olam. V’ra-u vanav g’vurato, shib’chu v’hodu lishmo. Umalchuto b’ratzon kiblu aleihem. Moshe uMiryam uv’nei Yisrael l’cha anu shirah b

Emet ve-emunah kol zot,
v’kayam aleinu, ki hu Adonai Eloheinu
v’ein zulato, vaanachnu Yisrael amo.
Hapodeinu miyad m’lachim, Malkeinu
hago-aleinu mikaf kol he-aritzim,
haoseh g’dolot ad ein cheiker
v’niflaot ad ein mispar, hasam
nafsheinu bachayim v’lo natan lamot
ragleinu, haoseh lanu nisim
b’Faroh, otot umoftim
b’admat b’nei Cham. Vayotzei et
amo Yisrael mitocham l’cheirut
olam. V’ra-u vanav g’vurato, shib’chu
v’hodu lishmo. Umalchuto b’ratzon
kiblu aleihem. Moshe uMiryam
uv’nei Yisrael l’cha anu shirah
b’simchah rabah, v’amru chulam:

All this we hold to be true and trustworthy for us.
You alone are our God, and we are Israel Your people.
You are our Sovereign and Savior,
who delivers us from oppressors’ hands
and saves us from tyrants’ fists.
You work wonders without number, marvels beyond count.
You give us life and steady our footsteps.
You performed miracles for us before Pharaoh,
signs and wonders in the land of the Egyptians;
You led Your people Israel out from their midst to freedom for all time.
When Your children witnessed Your dominance
they praised Your Name in gratitude.
And they accepted Your sovereignty —
Moses, Miriam and all Israel sang to You together,
lifting their voices joyously:

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