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Example sentences from the Web for Shema
He would often kiss the earth of Israel; at night, he would say the shema prayer for hours.
Her arrest and detention for uttering the shema ought to find no sympathy from any Jew.
To the commandments of the tongue belong the reading of the Shema, grace after meals, the priestly benediction, and so on.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
The Shema was followed by another benediction voicing gratitude for divine redemption.A Thousand Years of Jewish History|Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris
The Inquisition was obliged to forbid the uttering of the word "Shema" with a threat of heavy punishment.History of the Jews, Vol. V (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
In this palace a seal was found bearing a lion and the inscription belonging to Shema, the servant of Jeroboam.Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
Oesterley (in loco) adds that “the very parchment on which the Shema is written is efficacious in keeping demons at a distance.”Studies in the Epistle of James|A. T. Robertson