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What is the sacred writing above the ark?

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September 01, 2013 7:27PM

Above the holy ark in a Jewish synagogue, various Torah-verses or important Jewish quotes may be inscribed. Two very common ones are:

1) שויתי ה' לנגדי תמיד (I place the Lord before me always)

2) דע לפני מי אתה עומד (Know in front of Whom you stand)