The term Shema indicates both a confession of faith and a prayer. The confession of faith is essentially Deuteronomy 6:4, "Hear O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is One. And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your might." The confession actually implies the meaning of the entire prayer, which consists of Deuteronomy 6:4-9, 11:13-21, and Numbers 15:37-41. This prayer is said several times daily as part of the fixed prayers and it also is contained within a mezuzah.