plural ashre
: a recital in the daily Jewish liturgy of the two verses from Psalms 84 and 144 followed by the recitation of Psalm 145

Word History


Hebrew ashrē happy, the first word of the first two verses (Psalms 84:4 & 144:15) of the recital

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“Ashre.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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