How to sign verse in American Sign Language

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Bible section

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with the thumb and index fingers of your dominant hand pointing at the palm side of your non-dominant hand. Then, move your dominant hand to the side a couple of times, making contact with the palm side of your non-dominant hand each time.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of verse

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of verse

End of Sign

Final Frame of verse

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for verse
Fold middle, ring, and pinky fingers into the palm, bring the tips of the thumb and index finger close together while keeping the index finger straight but bent at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for verse
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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