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This prayer is named also “Shem Ben Mem-Bet” which means: Name of 42. It is one of the most important combinations that were given to humanity.
This combination is very ancient and was encoded also in Genesis (From the word BERESHIT to the word VAVOHOO), but it’s considered to be from 500 years earlier – Abraham’s time which the Book of Yetsira (Creation) is related to.
This prayer was written in the first century by Rabi Nehonia ben HaKanah, who was an important Kabalistic Rabbi and a great Tana. He knew that a time will come when people will lose their spirituality and shall not know what to do with Kabala meditation codes, and therefore he wrote this prayer.
The name of the prayer “Ana Bekoach” comes from the first two words of the prayer.
The prayer is divided into 7 psalms of 6 words each. The importance of the prayer is in the first letter of each word that builds 7 combinations of 6 letters, all together 42 letters. With time the prayer was inserted into the “Sidur” and can be found in the Shaharit and Mincha prayers, and in the Shabbat prayer before Lecha Dodi. These 42 are encoded also in the “Keriat Shma” and other important prayers.

The prayer
Every combination of the seven combinations takes us to a different energy level; every combination is a secret code that connects us to a different frequency.

English translation
"אנא בכח.
גדולת ימינך
תתיר צרורה"
Please, with the might of your right, untie the bundle:
Energy of giving.
Suits the signs: Capricorn & Aquarious.
"קבל רינת
עמך שגבנו
טהרנו נורא"
Accept your people's prayer song, heighten, purify us, Mighty one:
Removing negative energy.
Suits the signs: Sagittarius & Pisces.
"נא גיבור
דורשי יחודך
כבבת שמרם"
Please hero, your uniqueness worshippers, guard them closely:
Energy of Abundance & light.
Suits the Signs: Aries & Scorpio.
"ברכם טהרם
רחמי צדקתך
תמיד גמלם"
Bless them purify them, your rightfulness mercies, always reward:
Energy of overcoming obstacles.
Suits the sign: Leo.
"חסין קדוש
ברב טובך
נהל עדתך"
Immune, proud, with your good will, manage your people:
Energy of spiritual development & the Sixth sense.
Suits the signs: Taurus & Libra.
"יחיד גאה
לעמך פנה
זוכרי קדושתך"
Single, proud, address your people, who remember your holiness:
Energy of Salvation.
Suits the signs: Gemini & Virgo.
"שוועתנו קבל
ושמע צעקתנו
 יודע תעלומות"
Accept our plead, and hear our cry, he who knows histories:
Blessed be his kingdom's honor for ever:
Energy of revival.
Suits the sign: Cancer.
After the 7th psalm we whisper one more psalm that helps apply the energy and prevents it from being scattered or to be used by negative powers.
The psalm is: ברוך שם כבוד מלכותו לעולם ועד.
The “Ana Bekoach” prayer has great power. We should pray it with awareness of peace and with full intention & devotion to our purpose. We can also meditate “Ana Bekoach” prayer during daily activities to lift and improve our level of awareness.
Carrying the prayer on you, connects you constantly to a great power – by doing so you shall be able to bring order into your life, to create changes when needed, to give strength, to breakthrough, to remove obstacles and to control your life.