Shabbat Candles Blessing

The candles are lit before the blessing is recited.

Candles shabbatBaruch atah, Adonai

Eloheinu, Melech haolam,

asher kid’shanu b’mitzvotav,

v’tzivanu l’hadlik

ner shel Shabbat.

Blessed are you, Adonai our God, Sovereign of the universe, who hallows us with mitzvot, commanding us to kindle the light of Shabbat.