For a Man
The transliteration and translation appearing below are adapted, with permission, from the Seif Edition of theTransliterated Siddur, for Shabbat and Festivals, a Mesorah Publication for the OU Centennial, with Introductory essays and comments by Rabbi Benjamin Yudin. Transliteration of "E-l Malei Rachamim"
E-l malei rachamim,
ham-tzay m'nucha n'chona
al kanfay Hash'china,
b'ma-alot k'doshim ut-horim
et nishmat (Name of the Deceased)
ba-avur sheb'li neder etayn tz'dakah
B'gan Ayden t'hay m'nuchato;
la-chayn Ba-al Harachamim
Ado-nay Hu na-chalato,
V'nomar: Amayn.Translation of "E-l Malei Rachamim"
O G-d, full of mercy, Who dwells on high,
grant proper rest on the wings of the Divine Presence -
in the lofty levels of the holy and the pure ones,
for the soul of (
because, without making a vow,
May his resting place be in the Garden of Eden -
therefore may the Master of Mercy
Hashem is his heritage,
Now let us respond: Amen.