Mi Shebeirach

May the one who blessed our ancestors bless you for a complete healing.

Mi Shebeirach means, "the One who blessed." A short version of the prayer is: May the One who blessed our ancestors bless [name] with a complete healing of body and soul.


Mi Shebeirach
by Debbie Friedman

     Mi shebeirach avoteinu

     M'kor hab'racha l'imoteinu

     May the source of strength,

     Who blessed the ones before us,

     Help us find the courage to make our lives a blessing,and let us say, Amen.


     Mi shebeirach imoteinu

     M'kor habrachah l'avoteinu

     Bless those in need of healing with r'fuah sh'leimah,
     The renewal of body, the renewal of spirit, And let us say, Amen


Another version of this prayer is:

May the one who blessed our ancestors, Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel and Leah, bless and heal those who are ill [names]. May the Blessed Holy One be filled with compassion for their health to be restored and their strength to be revived. May God swiftly send them a complete renewal of body and spirit, and let us say, Amen.