The blessing before counting the Omer
Baruch ata Adonai, Elohaeynu meleh ha-olam asher kid-shanu b’mitz-votav, v’tzivanu al s’frat ha-omer.
Praised are you, Lord our G-d, Ruler of the universe, who has taught us the way of holiness through the Mitzvot, and commanded us to count the Omer.
Announcing the Count
Ha-yom tish-a yamim, shehaym sh’nay shavuot v’arba-a yamim la-omer.
Today is eighteen days, which is two weeks and four days of the Omer.
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