What is another word for Phylacteries?

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[ fˈa͡ɪlɐktəɹiz], [ fˈa‍ɪlɐktəɹiz], [ f_ˈaɪ_l_ɐ_k_t_ə_ɹ_i_z]

Phylacteries are small boxes or pouches usually worn by Jewish men during their morning prayers. These boxes contain texts from the Hebrew Bible, and they are believed to serve as a reminder to keep God's laws and teachings close to heart. Synonyms for the word phylacteries include tefillin, which is the Hebrew word for phylacteries, and amulets, which are also items worn for protection. Another synonym is charm, which refers to a small trinket or object believed to bring good luck. Talisman, fetish, and totem are also synonyms for phylacteries as they all refer to objects believed to possess spiritual or supernatural powers.

Related words: phylactery, phylacteric, phylacterical, phylactery boxes, phylactery case, phylactery definition, phylactery jewellery

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    How to use "Phylacteries" in context?

    Phylacteries are characters found in some of the oldest manuscripts of the Hebrew Bible. They are written in a kind of Markings or shorthand that was used by the scribes and priests to record the details of religious sacrifices in Heaven.

    Phylacteries are a set of five or six small objects worn on the head or neck. The Torah (the first five books of the Hebrew Bible) prescribes that a men must always wear one, and a women must always wear one if she is wearing a head covering.

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