Havdalah – Music and Text

Follow these words along with the Music on this Video (Hebrew and English text below):

Havdallah is the final Service and Blessings recited at the departure of the Sabbath and the start of the new week. It concludes with the Blessing:  “Blessed are You HaShem our God, King of the Universe, Who separates between holy and secular, between light and darkness, between Israel and the nations, between the seventh day and the six days of labor. Blessed are You HaShem, Who separates between holy and secular.”

הִנֵּה אֵל יְשׁוּעָתִי
Hinei el y’shuati
Behold! God is my deliverance


ַאֶבְטַח וְלֹא אֶפְחָד
ev’tach  v’lo  ef’chad
I  trust in Him and I am not afraid


כִּי עָזִּי וְזִמְרָת יָהּ יְיָ
ki  ozi  v’zimrat  Yah HaShem
God is my strength and song


וַיְהִי לִי לִישׁוּעָה
vay’hi  li  li’shua
He will be my deliverance


וּשְׁאַבְתֶּם מַֽיִם בְּשָׂשׂוֹן
Ushav’tem mayim b’sason,
You shall draw water in joy


מִמַּעַיְנֵי הַיְשׁוּעָה
mima’anei ha-y’shua
from the fountains of deliverance


לַייָ הַיְשׁוּעָה עַל עַמְּךָ
L’HaShem ha-y’shua al am’cha
Deliverance is God’s, upon Your nation


בִרְכָתֶֽךָ סֶּֽלָה
birchatecha selah
is Your Blessing, Selah


יְיָ צְבָאוֹת עִמָּֽנוּ
Adonai tz’va’ot, imanu
The Lord of Hosts is with us


מִשְׂגָּב לָנוּ אֱלֹהֵי יַעֲקֹב סֶֽלָה
misgav lanu, Elohei Ya’akov Selah.
He is our support, the God of Jacob


יְיָ צְבָאוֹת, אַשְרֵי אָדָם בֹּטֵֽחַ בָּךְ
HaShem  tz’va’ot, ashrei adam boteach bach
The Lord of Hosts, praiseworthy is the one who trusts in Him


יְיָ הוֹשִֽׁיעָה, הַמֶּֽלֶךְ יַעֲנֵֽנוּ בְיוֹם קָרְאֵֽנוּ
Adonai hoshiah, haMelech ya’aneinu v’yom koreinu
The Lord will save, the King will answer on the day that we call


לַיְּהוּדִים הָיְתָה
LaYehudim ha’yitah
For the Jews there was


אוֹרָה וְשִׂמְחָה
orah v’simcha
light and joy


וְשָׂשׂוֹן וִיקָר
v’sason  v’ikar
gladness and honor


כֵּן תִּהְיֶה לָּֽנוּ
Ken ti’he’yeh lanu
so may there be for us


כּוֹס יְשׁוּעוֹת אֶשָּׂא
Kos Y’shu’ot esah,
I will raise up the cup of deliverance,


וּבְשֵׁם יְיָ אֶקְרָא
uvi’sheim AdoShem ekra
and call on the name the Lord


בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יְיָ אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ מֶֽלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם
Baruch Atah HaShem Elokeinu, Melech Ha’Olam
Praised are You, Lord, King of the Universe


בּוֹרֵא פְּרִי הַגָּֽפֶן
bo-ray peri  ha’gaffen
Who creates the fruit of the vine


בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יְיָ אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ מֶֽלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם
Baruch Atah HaShem Elokeinu, Melech Ha’Olam
Praised are You, Lord, King of the Universe


בּוֹרֵא מִינֵי בְשָׂמִים
bor-ray minei veśamim.
Who creates fragrant species.


בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יְיָ אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ מֶֽלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם
Baruch Atah HaShem Elokeinu, Melech Ha’Olam
Praised are You, Lord, King of the Universe


בּוֹרֵא מְאוֹרֵי הָאֵשׁ
bo-ray me’orei ha’esh
Who created the light of the flame


בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יְיָ אֱלֹהֵֽינוּ מֶֽלֶךְ הָעוֹלָם
Baruch Atah HaShem Elokeinu, Melech Ha’Olam
Praised are You, Lord, King of the Universe


הַמַּבְדִיל בֵּין קֹֽדֶשׁ לְחוֹל, בֵּין אוֹר לְחֹֽשֶׁךְ
Ha’mavdil bein ḳodesh lecḥol, bein ohr l’cḥoshech
Who distinguishes between sacred and profane, light and darkness


בֵּין יִשְׂרָאֵל לָעַמִּים
Bein Yiśrael  l‘amim
between Israel and the nations


בֵּין יוֹם הַשְּׁבִיעִי לְשֵֽׁשֶׁת יְמֵי הַמַּעֲשֶׂה
bein yom hashshevi‘i l’sheshet yemey ha’ma‘aseh
between the Seventh Day and the six days of creation


בָּרוּךְ אַתָּה יְיָ, הַמַּבְדִיל בֵּין קֹֽדֶשׁ לְחוֹל
Baruch Atah HaShem, hammavdil bein ḳodesh lecḥol
Praised are you, Lord, who distinguishes between sacred and profane.


שבוע טוב
Shevuah Tov
Have a Good Week

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