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Shema

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.

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with Shema

claimer, crema, defamer, framer, proclaimer, tamer

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Syllabification: She·ma

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