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Shema

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

The confession of faith to be recited by Jewish men morning and evening. It consists of three biblical passages (Deut. 6: 4–9, 11: 13–21, Num. 15: 37–41), preceded and followed by blessings.

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Shema

Louis Jacobs.

in A Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion

January 1999; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 470 words.

The Jewish declaration of faith: ‘Hear [shema] O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is One’ (Deuteronomy

Shemaʿ

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 53 words.

(Heb., ‘hear’).

Declaration of God's unity in the Jewish liturgy. The Shemaʿ consists of three Pentateuchal passages: Deuteronomy 6.

Shema

Carl S. Ehrlich.

in The Oxford Companion to the Bible

January 1993; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 268 words.

The first word of Deuteronomy 6.4 in Hebrew, “Shema” is used as the name of the verse as a whole

Shema

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

The confession of faith to be recited by Jewish men morning and evening. It consists of three biblical passages (Deut. 6: 4–9, 11: 13–21, Num. 15: 37–41), preceded and followed by blessings.

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shema

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 39 words.

The first Hebrew word (meaning ‘Hear!’) of the fundamental expression of Jewish faith in the oneness of God, as given

shema

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 39 words.

The first Hebrew word (meaning ‘Hear!’) of the fundamental expression of Jewish faith in the oneness of God, as given

Shema

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 4 words.

Origin unidentified.

Shema

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 119 words.

Alabama, clamour (US clamor), crammer, gamma, glamour (US glamor), gnamma, grammar, hammer, jammer, lamber, mamma, rammer,

Shema

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 118 words.

Alabama, clamour (US clamor), crammer, gamma, glamour (US glamor), gnamma, grammar, hammer, jammer, lamber, mamma, rammer,

Shema

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 56 words.

a Hebrew text consisting of three passages from the Pentateuch (Deuteronomy 6:4, 11:13–21; Numbers 15:37–41) and beginning ‘Hear O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord’. It forms an...

SHEMAʿ

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 624 words.

(; Hear), the first word of Deuteronomy 6.4, “Hear, O Israel, the Lord is our God, the Lord is

QERIʾAT SHEMAʿ ʿAL HA-MITTAH

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 110 words.

(; Reading of the Shemaʿ in Bed), special night prayers (as distinct from Maʿariv, the statutory evening prayer

Qeriʾat Shemaʿ ʿal Ha-Mittah

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

(; Reading of the Shemaʿ in Bed), special night prayers (as distinct from Maʿariv, the statutory evening prayer service), including a prayer for undisturbed repose, the first paragraph of...

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Shemaʿ Qoli

Overview page. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

(; Hear My Voice), rhymed hymn recited in the Sephardi ritual on the eve of Yom Kippur, preceding the Kol Nidrei prayer. It has been ascribed to R. Ha’i Ga’on.

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Shema, the

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 37 words.

The confession of faith to be recited by Jewish men morning and evening. It consists of three biblical passages (Deut.

Shema, the

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 37 words.

The confession of faith to be recited by Jewish men morning and evening. It consists of three biblical passages (Deut.

Shema, the

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 139 words.

The Jewish confession of faith. Its name is derived from the first word of the first of the three scriptural passages of which it consists, namely ...

QERIʾAT SHEMAʿ

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 4 words.

SHEMAʿ QOLI

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 58 words.

(; Hear My Voice), rhymed hymn recited in the Sephardi ritual on the eve of Yom Kippur, preceding the

Shema῾, Khirbet

Eric M. Meyers.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

November 1996; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 1093 words.

also known as Galilean Tekoa, site located in the Upper Galilee on a high ridge of the Meiron massif, at