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Memory Verse Sign Language

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding." Proverbs 3:5 (NIV)



TrustThe hands close tightly around "something" to show that a person has a good hold on it.
LordMake the shape "L" with the right hand. Place it on the left shoulder, then on the right waist (showing a sash like a king would wear).
AllHold out your left hand with the palm facing your body. The right hand faces palm out at shoulder height and makes a circle around the left hand, ending with the back of the right hand in the palm of the left. (Shows that everything (all) is included.)
HeartThe right middle finger taps the chest twice over the area of the heart.
DependThe right forefinger is resting on the back of the left forefinger to represent the concept of relying (depending) on someone or something.
UnderstandingPlace the right "S" hand (fist) before the forehead, palm facing self, and snap the index finger up (shows that suddenly the light goes on).

You can see the signs (with movement) at the American Sign Language Browser:


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