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Pesukim are verses in the Tanach, the set of Torah, the prophets, and the holy writings. The breakup of the pesukim are generally understood to be a tradition back to Sinai.
Laws regarding Pesukim
- Regarding the prohibition to say pesukim by heart, see the Saying Pesukim by heart page.
- Regarding not saying a half-pasuk, see Saying a Half Pasuk page.
- Gemara Nedarim 37b