Shema

Shema
Shema [shə mä′]
n.
[< Heb shma < shma yisroel, Hear, O Israel (the opening words): see Deut. 6:4-9]
a declaration of the basic principle of Jewish belief, proclaiming the absolute unity of God

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  • Shema — noun Etymology: Hebrew shĕma‘ hear, first word of Deuteronomy 6:4 Date: 1706 the Jewish confession of faith made up of Deuteronomy 6:4 9 and 11:13 21 and Numbers 15:37 41 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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