noun \shə-ˈmä\

Definition of SHEMA

:  the Jewish confession of faith made up of Deuteronomy 6:4–9 and 11:13–21 and Num 15:37–41

Origin of SHEMA

Hebrew shĕmaʽ hear, first word of Deuteronomy 6:4
First Known Use: 1706


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