Seven Blessings Ketubah #575
This Ketubah pays homage to the ritual involving the recitation of the "Sheva Brachot" (seven blessings) which immediately follows the reading of the ketubah in a Jewish wedding ceremony. The Seven blessings focus on the theme of creation and the blessings refer to God as creator. Creation plays significant roles in the Jewish wedding ceremony and it suggests that marriage is a process of creation. May the newly created marriage be blessed.
The traditional Jewish wedding ceremony is full of rituals. Immediately following the reading of the text of the ketubah, the ceremony involving the recitation of seven blessings begins and it is commonly referred to as the "Sheva Brachot". The text of the seven blessings, included in this ketubah, is as follows:
1. Praised art Thou, Lord our God, King of the Universe,
Creator of the fruit of the vine.
2. Praised art Thou, Lord our God, King of the Universe,
who created all things for Your glory.
3. Praised art Thou, Lord our God, King of the Universe,
Creator of man.
4. Praised art Thou, Lord our God, King of
the Universe, who formed man in his image, in the image of the semblance of his
likeness and prepared for him from Himself a building for eternity. Praised art
Thou, Lord, Creator of man.
5. May Zion rejoice as her children are restored to her in
joy. Praised art Thou, Lord, who causes Zion to rejoice at her children's
6. Grant perfect joy to these loving companions, as You
did to the first man and woman in the Garden of Eden. Praised are Thou, Lord,
who rejoices the bride and the groom.
7. Praised art Thou, Lord our God, King of
the Universe, who created the groom to rejoice with his bride, mirth,
song, delight and rejoicing, love and harmony, peace and companionship. Lord our
God, may there ever be heard in the cities of Judah and in the streets of
Jerusalem voices of joy and gladness, voices of bride and groom, the jubilant
voices of those joined in marriage under the bridal canopy, the voices of young
people feasting and singing. Praised art Thou, Lord, who created joy and
gladness, bride and groom.
These seven blessings are recited by the rabbi or other people that the families wish to honor.
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