Shemoneh Esrei: Blessings 11, 12, & 13: Blessing for Justice, Against Heretics, and For Righteous Ones

Shemoneh Esrei: 11th Blessing – For Justice

Scriptures for Birkat HaDin [Blessing for Justice]

Dare any of you, having a matter against another, go to law before the unrighteous, and not before the saints? Do you not know that the saints will judge the world? And if the world will be judged by you, are you unworthy to judge the smallest matters?
1Corinthians 6:1-2

I will restore your judges as at the first, and your counselors as at the beginning. Afterward you shall be called the city of righteousness, the faithful city.“ Zion shall be redeemed with justice, and her penitents with righteousness.
Isaiah 1:26-27

Birkat HaDin [Blessing for Justice]

Ha Shivah Shof’teinu k’varishonah
Restore to us leaders like You gave us in years past

v’yoetzeinu k’vat’chilah
and counselors as You provided in our best days

v’haser mimeinu yagon v’anachah
remove from us our sighing and our sorrow

u’m’loch aleinu atah HaShem, l’vad’chah
come and reign over us; be our only ruler

b’chesed uv’rachamim v’tzadikeinu b’mishpat

rule us in covenant love and in compassion and rule us with righteous judgment

Baruch Atah HaShem, Melech ohev tzedakah u’mishpat.
Blessed art Thou, HaShem, King Who loves righteousness and judgment

Shemoneh Esrei: 12th Blessing Against Heretics

They will put you out of the synagogues; yes, the time is coming that whoever kills you will think that he offers God service.
John 16:2

But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you,
Matthew 5:44

Concerning the gospel they are enemies for your sake, but concerning the election they are beloved for the sake of the fathers.
Romans 11:28

Shemoneh Esrei: 13th Blessing Righteous Ones

Scriptures for HaTzadikim [Righteous Ones]

Little children, let no one deceive you. He who practices righteousness is righteous, just as He is righteous.
1John 3:7
Our fathers trusted in You; they trusted, and You delivered them. They cried to You, and were delivered; they trusted in You, and were not ashamed.
Psalms 22:4

HaTzadikim [Righteous Ones]

Al ha tzadikim v'al hachasidim
Toward the loving and the righteous,

v'al ziknei am'cha beit Yisrael v'al p'letat sof'rehem
for the elders of Your people the family of Yisrael, on the remnant of their scholars,

v'al gerei ha tzedek v'aleinu
for the righteous sojourner and for our own selves as well,

yehemu rachamecha HaShem Elokeinu
may Your compassions be aroused, HaShem our G-d,

v'ten sachar tov l'chol habot'chim b'shimcha be’emet,
and give good reward to all who truly believe in your Name.

V'sim chelkeinu imahem l’olam v’lo nevosh ki v'cha batachnu.
Put our lot with them forever, and we will not feel ashamed, for we trust in You.

Baruch Atah HaShem, Mishan umivtach latzadkim.
Blessed art Thou, HaShem, Strength of the righteous, Root of our confidence.