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Shi·vi·ti also shi·vi·ti (shə-və-tē′)
A decorative plaque inscribed with the Hebrew verse "I have set the Lord always before me" (Psalms 16:8), hung in synagogues and Jewish homes as a reminder of God's presence.
, I have set (first word of the verse)
, from šiwwâ
, to set, place
; see šwy
in Semitic roots
(Judaism) a Jewish plaque found in homes and synagogues and inscribed with Psalm 16:8
References in periodicals archive
Contributions may be made in his memory to: Talmud Torah of Hevron Israel; or Hevra Kadisha of Houston; or Kiviti HaShem and Shiviti
HaShem Synagogues in Ofakim, Israel.
The three schools we visit are Benson Shiviti
, Ndzalama and Hatshama in a town called Giyani.