Definition of shalom in English:


Line breaks: sha¦lom
Pronunciation: /ʃəˈlɒm


  • Used as salutation by Jews at meeting or parting, meaning ‘peace’: ‘I’ll be waiting for your call’. ‘Au revoir’. ‘Shalom’
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    • The area is meticulously preserved to keep the graffiti messages of peace or shalom that Israelis spontaneously wrote to mourn their fallen prime minister.
    • Another concept central to this work is shalom, or peace.
    • And, in Christ, you have elevated and demonstrated the cause of shalom, of peace, of wholeness, of unity.


from Hebrew šālōm.

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