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Shekocho - Blessing upon hearing thunder

Gevurato Malei Olam -

God's Power fills the world

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The following blessing is traditionally recited when encountering a powerful display of nature, such as hearing a loud thunderclap or seeing a storm roll in over the sea:

Ma-aseh Vereshit

Barukh attah Adonai Eloheinu melekh ha-olam,
shekocho u'gevurato malei olam

Note:  This blessing is associate with God's Name of El which represents divine power (ko'ach). According to Jewish Halakhah, if you see the lightning and hear the thunder at the same time, you should only recite one blessing, oseh ma'seh vereshit.

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