Chanukah Series: Chanukah Blessings

Chanukah Blessings There are three Chanukah blessings that are sung for lighting the candles of the menorah. The third blessing is only sung on the first night. The following blessings are transliterated according to proper Modern Hebrew.

English Hebrew Transliteration
Blessed are You, Lord our God, King of the universe, Who sanctified us with His commandments and commanded us to kindle the Chanukah lights. בָּרוּךְ אַתָה יי אֶלוֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הַעוֹלָם אֲשֶר קִדְשָנוּ בֵּמִצְווֹתַיו וְצִיוַונוּ לֵהַדְלִיק נֵר שֶל חֲנוּכָּה׃ Barukh Atah Ado-noi Elo-heinu melech ha’olam,asher kid’shanu bi-mitzvo-sav, Vi-tzee-vanu li-had-leek ner shel Cḥanukah.
Blessed are You, Lord our God, King of the universe, Who performed wondrous miracles for our ancestors, in those days, at this moment. בָּרוּךְ אַתָה יי אֶלוֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הַעוֹלָם שֵעָשָׂה נִיסִים לַאֲבוֹתֵינוּ בַּיָמִים הַהֵם בַּזְמָן הַזֶה׃ Barukh atah Ado-noi Elo-heinu melech ha’olam, she’asah nisim l’avotenu bayamim hahem baz’man hazeh.
Blessed are You, Lord our God, King of the universe, Who has kept us in life, sustained us, and brought us to this moment. בָּרוּךְ אַתָה יְיָ אֶלוֹהֵינוּ מֶלֶךְ הַעוֹלָם שֵהֵחְיָנוּ וְקִיְימָנוּ וְהִגִעָנוּ לַזְמַן הַזֶה׃ Baruch atah Adonai Eloheinu melekh ha’olam sheheḥehyanu v’kiy’manu v’higianu lazman hazeh.