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What is the purpose of Jewish swaying during prayer?

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May 21, 2017 5:48AM

"The soul of a man is (as) the candle-flame of the Lord, searching out all the inward parts." (Proverbs 20:27). Just as a flame sways, so our soul moves our body to do so during prayers.

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April 30, 2015 7:13PM

"The soul of a man is (as) the candle-flame of the Lord, searching out all the inward parts" (Proverbs 20:27). Just as a flame sways, so our soul moves our body to do so during prayers. This is customary and not an obligation.See also the Related Link.

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