Some of these Prayers that are in the AMIDAH Adam may have handed down to his children eons ago. The translation of the word AMIDAH. The Amidah is the core of every Jewish worship service, and is therefore also referred to as HaTefillah, or “The prayer.” Amidah, which literally means, “ standing. The Amidah Prayer: A New Translation by David Bivin. Since the prayer Jesus taught his disciples (The Lord’s Prayer) is apparently an abbreviated version of.

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Since the prayer Jesus taught his disciples The Lord’s Prayer is apparently an abbreviated version of the Amidah “Standing,” in Hebrew or Eighteen Benedictions, I think it is important for Christians to be familiar with this central prayer of Jewish religious life.

The prayer is also very beautiful, full of scriptural quotations amidqh allusions. Every Jew was obligated to pray the Eighteen Benedictions daily; however, in times of emergency, one was permitted to pray a shortened form of the Eighteen, such as the Lord’s Prayer.

Rabbi Eliezer, a younger contemporary of Jesus, taught this abbreviation of the Eighteen: Also note the parallel between “grant peace of mind” in the prayer Eliezer taught and “deliver us from evil” in the prayer Jesus taught. The headings in capital letters e.

The characterizations of God, which always follow “Blessed are you, O Lord”also can be used to summarize each benediction, and, if strung together, comprise a nice description of God: God is the shield of Abraham, the one who revives the dead, the holy Tranxlation, the gracious giver of knowledge, the one who delights in repentance, the one who is merciful and always ready to forgive, the redeemer of Israel, the healer of Israel’s sick, the one who blesses the years, the one who gathers Israel’s dispersed, the King who loves righteousness and justice, the one who smashes enemies and amida the arrogant, the support trabslation stay of the righteous, the one who rebuilds Jerusalem, the one who causes salvation to flourish, the one qmidah hears prayer, the one who restores the divine presence to Zion, the one whose Name is the Beneficent One and to whom it is fitting to give thanks, and the one who blesses Israel with peace.

Blessed are you, O Lord our God and God of our fathers, the Amidaj of Abraham, the God of Isaac and the God of Jacob, the great, mighty and revered God, the Most High God who bestows lovingkindnesses, the creator tranalation all things, who remembers the good deeds of the patriarchs and in love will bring a redeemer to their children’s children for his name’s sake.

O king, helper, savior and shield. Blessed are you, O Lord, the shield of Abraham. You, O Lord, are mighty forever, you revive the dead, you have the power to save. You cause the wind to blow and tranelation rain to fall.

Who is like you, O doer of mighty acts? Who resembles you, a king who puts to death and restores to life, and causes salvation to flourish? Tranwlation you are certain to revive the dead. Blessed are you, O Lord, who revives the dead. Blessed are you, O Lord, the holy God. You favor men with knowledge, and teach mortals understanding. O favor us with the knowledge, the understanding and the insight that come from you.


Blessed are you, O Lord, the gracious giver of knowledge. Bring us back, O our father, to your Instruction; draw us near, Trnaslation our King, to your service; and cause us to return to you in perfect repentance.

Blessed are you, O Lord, who delights in repentance. Forgive us, O our Father, for we have sinned; pardon us, O our King, for we have transgressed; for you pardon and forgive.

Blessed rtanslation you, O Lord, who is merciful and always ready to forgive.

Look upon our affliction and plead our cause, and redeem us speedily for your name’s sake, for you are a mighty redeemer. Blessed are you, O Lord, the redeemer of Israel. Heal us, O Lord, and we will be healed; save amieah and we will be saved, for you are our praise. O grant a perfect healing to all our ailments, for you, almighty King, are a faithful and traanslation healer.

Blessed are you, O Lord, the healer of the sick of his people Israel. Bless this year for us, O Lord our God, together with all the varieties of its produce, for our welfare. Bestow [from the 15th of Nissan insert: O satisfy us with your goodness, and bless our year like the best of years. Blessed are you, O Lord, who blesses the years. Sound the great shofar for our freedom, raise the ensign to gather our exiles, and gather us from the four corners of the earth.

Blessed are you, O Lord, who gathers the dispersed of his people Israel. Restore our judges as in former times, and our counselors as at the beginning; and remove from us sorrow and sighing.

Reign over us, you alone, O Lord, with lovingkindness and compassion, and clear us in judgment.

Blessed are you, O Lord, the King who loves righteousness and justice. Let there be no hope for slanderers, and let all wickedness perish in an instant. May all your enemies quickly be cut down, and may you soon in our day uproot, crush, cast down and humble the dominion of arrogance. Blessed are you, O Lord, who smashes enemies and humbles the arrogant.

May your compassion be stirred, O Lord our God, towards the righteous, the pious, the elders of your people the house of Israel, the remnant of their scholars, towards proselytes, and towards us amiday. Grant a good reward to all who truly trust in your name. Set our lot with them forever so that we may never be put to shame, for we have put our trust in you.

Blessed are you, O Lord, the support and stay of the righteous. Return in mercy to Jerusalem your city, and dwell in it as you have promised. Rebuild it soon in our day as an eternal structure, and quickly set amidwh in it the throne of David.


Blessed are you, O Lord, who rebuilds Jerusalem. Speedily cause the offspring of your servant David to flourish, and let him be exalted by your saving power, for we wait all day long for your salvation. Blessed are you, O Lord, who causes amldah to flourish. Hear our voice, O Lord our God; spare us and have pity on us. Accept our prayer in mercy amixah with favor, for you are a God who hears prayers and supplications. O our King, do not turn us away from your presence empty-handed, for you hear the prayers of your people Israel with compassion.

Blessed are you, O Lord, who hears prayer. Be pleased, O Lord our God, with your people Israel and with their prayers. Restore the service to the inner sanctuary of your Temple, and receive in love and with favor both the fire-offerings amkdah Israel and their prayers.

May the worship of your people Israel always be acceptable to you. And let our eyes behold your return in mercy to Zion. Blessed are you, O Lord, who restores his divine presence to Zion.

We give thanks to you that you are the Lord our God and the God of our fathers forever and ever. Through every generation you have been the rock of our lives, the shield of our salvation. We will give you thanks and declare your praise for our lives that are committed into your amidab, for our souls that are entrusted to you, for your miracles that are daily with us, and for your wonders and your benefits that are with us at all times, evening, morning and noon.

Jewish prayers for Reform services Translation and transliteration by Pam Coyle

O beneficent one, your mercies never fail; O merciful one, your lovingkindnesses never cease. We have always put our hope in you. For all these acts may your name be blessed and exalted continually, O our King, forever and ever. Let every living thing give thanks to you and praise your name in truth, O God, our salvation and our help.

Grant peace, welfare, blessing, grace, lovingkindness and mercy to us and to all Israel your people.

Meaning of “Amidah” in the English dictionary

Bless us, O our Father, one and all, with the light of your countenance; translatjon by the light of your countenance you have given us, O Lord our God, a Torah of life, lovingkindness and salvation, blessing, mercy, life and peace. May it please you to bless your people Israel at all times and in every hour with your peace. Blessed are you, O Lord, who blesses his people Israel with peace. This article is from a free monthly “Pipeline” email available from Jerusalem Perspective.

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