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Tephillin

In Hebrew, tephillin means "attachments." They were originally prayer thongs worn by Jews at morning prayerone on the left arm and another on the head. They came to be regarded as talismans and were used in many traditional ceremonies. The Talmud states: "Whoever has the tephillin bound to his head and arm is protected from sin."

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Tephillin

Tephillin (Jewish phylacteries): see TEFILLIN.

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tephillin

tephillin: see phylacteries.

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