Eli Malei (Male)
E-l malei rachamim, shochayn bam’romim, ham-tzay m’nucha n’chona al kanfay Hash’china, b’ma-alot k’doshim ut-horim k’zo-har haraki-a mazhirim, et nishmat (Name of the Deceased) she-halach l-olamo, ba-avur sheb’li neder etayn tz’dakah b’ad hazkarat nishmato. B’gan Ayden t’hay m’nuchato; la-chayn Ba-al Harachamim yas-tiray-hu b’sayter k’nafav l’olamim, v’yitz-ror bitz-ror hacha-yim et nishmato, Ado-nay Hu na-chalato, v’yanu-ach b’shalom al mishkavo. V’nomar: Amayn.The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Exalted, compassionate G-d, grant perfect peace in Your sheltering Presence, among the holy and the pure who shine with the splendor of the firmament, to the soul of our dear ________ who has gone to his eternal home. Master of mercy, remember all his worthy deeds in the land of the living. May his soul be bound up in the bond of life. May his memory always inspire us to attain dignity and holiness in life. May he rest in peace. And let us say: Amen.
Personal MeditationCompassionate G-d, at this time of remembrance, I offer my prayers on behalf of ___. Keep his beloved soul in Your providential care. May his memory and the goodness which he wrought in his life find continuity in my life, and unto all eternity.
Personal thoughts may be added.