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  • Jewish Prayers for Hospital Patients

  • 91st Psalm

    O thou that dwellest in the covert of the Most High, and abidest in the shadow of the Almighty;
    I will say of HaShem, who is my refuge and my fortress, my G-d, in whom I trust,
    That He will deliver thee from the snare of the fowler, and from the noisome pestilence.
    He will cover thee with His pinions, and under His wings shalt though take refuge; His truth is a shield and a buckler.
    Thou shalt not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flieth by day;
    Of the pestilence that walketh in darkness, nor of the destruction that wasteth at noonday.
    A thousand may fall at Thy side, and ten thousand at Thy right hand; it shall not come nigh thee.
    Only with thine eyes shalt thou behold, and see the recompense of the wicked.
    For thou hast made HaShem who is my refuge, even the Most High, thy habitation.
    There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy tent.
    For He will give His angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
    They shall bear thee upon their hands, lest thou dash thy foot against a stone.
    Thou shalt tread upon the lion and asp; the young lion and the serpent shalt thou trample under feet.
    Because he hath set his love upon Me, therefore will I deliver him; I will set him on high, because he hath known My name.
    He shall call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him, and bring him to honour.
    With long life will I satisfy him, and make Him to behold My salvation.

    Prayer for Those in Need

    Hear my cry, O God; attend unto my prayer.
    From the end of the earth will I call unto Thee, when my heart fainteth; lead me to a rock that is too high for me.
    For Thou hast been a refuge for me, a tower of strength in the face of the enemy.
    I will dwell in Thy Tent for ever; I will take refuge in the covert of Thy wings. Selah

     - Psalms 61: 2-5-Source: Tanakh (Jewish Publication Society, 1917)

    My Help Cometh From HaShem

    I will lift up mine eyes unto the mountains: from whence shall my help come?
    My help cometh from HaShem, who made heaven and earth.
    He will not suffer thy foot to be moved; He that keepeth thee will not slumber.
    Behold, He that keepeth Israel doth neither slumber nor sleep.
    HaShem is thy keeper; HaShem is thy shade upon thy right hand.
    The sun shall not smite thee by day, nor the moon by night.
    HaShem shall keep thee from all evil; He shall keep thy soul.
    HaShem shall guard thy going out and thy coming in, from this time forth and for ever.

    - Psalms 121: 1-8-Source: Tanakh (Jewish Publication Society, 1917)