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 6:5
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6:5 Love God your Lord with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your might.
Ve'ahavta et-Adonay Eloheycha bechol-levavcha uvechol-nafshecha uvechol-me'odecha.
6:6 These words which I am commanding you today must remain on your heart.
Vehayu hadevarim ha'eleh asher anochi metsavecha hayom al-levavecha.
6:7 Teach them to your children and speak of them when you are at home, when traveling on the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
Veshinantam levaneycha vedibarta bam beshivtecha beveytecha uvelechtecha vaderech uveshochbecha uvekumecha.
6:8 Bind [these words] as a sign on your hand, and let them be an emblem in the center of your head.
Ukshartam le'ot al-yadecha vehayu letotafot beyn eyneycha.
6:9 [Also] write them on [parchments affixed to] the doorposts of your houses and gates.
Uchtavtam al-mezuzot beytecha uvish'areycha.



Commentary:

speak of them... when you lie down...
  This is a commandment to recite the Sh'ma twice daily.

emblem
  The tefillin. See Exodus 13:9,16. The Sh'ma is the third parchment in the tefillin.

doorposts
  Mezuzah in Hebrew, and hence the name given to the parchment. Both the Sh'ma and Deuteronomy 11:13-21 are written on the parchment in the Sh'ma; see Deuteronomy 11:20.





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