Definition of Shema in English:


Syllabification: She·ma
Pronunciation: /SHəˈmä
A Hebrew text consisting of three passages from the Pentateuch and beginning “Hear, O Israel, the Lord is our God, the Lord is one.” It forms an important part of Jewish evening and morning prayer and is used as a Jewish confession of faith.


Hebrew, literally 'hear', the first word of Deut. 6:4.

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