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Borei Nefashos for Bread

I washed and ate bread and then absent-mindedly said the bracha nefashot afterwards? Should I now also say Birkat Hamazon and what is status of the bracha nefashot?
Thank you.

Answer:

You remain obligated to say Birkas Hamazon, and the Borei Nefashot does not help for this (and is a berachah levatalah).

The berachah of shehakol helps bedieved for all foods, but the berachah of borei nefashos does not.

Best wishes.

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2 Comments

  1. What if one said birkas meein shalosh after bread? Is one yotzai?

    1. while biblically one may be yotzai, rabinically one is still obligated to sat birkat hamazon

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