Thursday, February 26, 2015

The Amidah

תפילת העמידה

Also known as Tefilat HaAmidah.

The standing prayer.

Judaism's central prayer.

The Amidah is often designated simply as tefila (תפילה  - prayer.)

Psalm 5:1-2 ... Give ear to my words, O Lord, consider my meditation. Hearken unto the voice of my cry, my King, and my God: for unto thee will I pray.

Philippians 4:6 ... Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.

Colossians 4:2 ... Continue in prayer, and watch in the same with thanksgiving;✞