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The letter "Samech" is the fifteenth letter of the Hebrew Alphabet.

It is related to the word Somech - meaning support.

It is numerically equivalent to sixty (60).

The laws of nullification are 1:60.
Sleep is one-sixtieth of death
Sixty tractates of the Oral Torah.
Sixty Letters of the Priestly Blessing.

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For additional insights to the Hebrew Alphabet and the mystical aspects associated with these letters visit the : Gal Einai Institute in Jerusalem.
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