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PRAYERS TO HONOR THE SABBATH
1
Reader: The Children of Israel shall keep the Sabbath
Throughout their generations!
Cong.: It is an everlasting covenant;
Reader: A sign between Me and the People Israel forever!
Cong.: For in six days God made Heaven and Earth;
And on the seventh day He rested!
2
Reader: They who keep the Sabbath and delight in it
Shall rejoice in Thy kingdom!
Cong.: All who honor the Sabbath day delight in
Thy goodness.
Reader: This day is sanctified and blessed by Thee.
Cong.: It is a symbol of the joy of creation!
3
Reader: Our God and God of our fathers!
Accept our rest on this day!
Cong.: Sanctify our lives with Thy commandments!
Reader: Give us a share in Thy Torah!
Cong.: Purify our hearts that we may serve Thee with truth!
Reader: Grant that Thy Sabbath be our joyous heritage!
Cong.: May Israel, who sanctifies Thy name,
Rest on the Sabbath.
All: Blessed art Thou, O Lord,
Who sanctifies the Sabbath.