Take the cup of wine in the right hand, pass it to the left hand, and lower it onto the palm of the right hand. The cup should be held approximately 9 inches above the table throughout the Kiddush. Those listening to the Kiddush should respond Amen as indicated.

Glance at the Shabbat candles, then say:

Yom Ha-shi-shi.
Va-y'chu-lu Ha-sha-ma-yim v'ha-a-retz, v'chawl^ts'va-am.
va-y'chal e-lo-him ba-yom ha-sh'vi-i, m'lach-to a-sher a-sa
va-yish-bot ba-yom ha-sh'vi-i, mi-kawl^m'lach-to a-sher a-sa.
va-y'va-rech e-lo-him et yom ha-sh'vi-i, va-y'ka-deish o-to
ki vo sha-vat mi-kawl^m'lach-to a-sher ba-ra e-lo-him la-a-sot.

Glance at the wine (or grape juice) and say:
Sav-rei ma-ra-nan!

Ba-ruch a-tah, A-do-nai,
E-lo-hei-nu me-lech ha-o-lam,
bo-rei p'ri ha-ga-fen. (Amen)

Ba-ruch a-tah, A-do-nai,
E-lo-hei-nu, me-lech ha-o-lam,
a-sher ki-d'sha-nu
b'mits-vo-tav v'ra-tsa va-nu,
v'sha-bat kawd'sho
b'a-ha-va uv'ra-tson
zi-ka-ron l'ma-a-sei v'rei-shit.
t'chi-la l'mik-ra-ei ko-desh,
ze-cher li-tsi-at Mits-ra-yim.
Ki va-nu va-char-ta
v'o-ta-nu ki-dash-ta
mi-kawl ha-a-mim,
v'Sha-bat kawd-sh'cha
b'a-ha-va u-v'ra-tson
Ba-ruch a-tah A-do-nai,
m'ka-deish ha-Sha-bat. (Amen)

Drink at least two ounces while seated.