I remember hearing that one should not pray with ones hands in their pockets because its considered haughty. Is there a source for this concept,or is it made up?

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    related judaism.stackexchange.com/questions/21731/…
    – rosends
    Commented Jan 26, 2017 at 2:57
  • No source, so not an asnwer but "Hands in Pockets during Davening Q: Is it permissible to put my hands in my pockets during davening? A: Certainly not. You must stand as if you are before a king. " ateretmedia.org/shoot/SMS_048.pdf and "Based on the Gemara and poskim, it’s inappropriate to keep one’s hands in the pockets of their pants" torah2go.org/… General sources at the bottom halacha2go.com/blog/tx00527
    – rosends
    Commented Jan 26, 2017 at 2:58
  • Would you stand before a mighty king with your hands in your pockets? Certainly not.
    – ezra
    Commented Jan 26, 2017 at 3:29
  • @ezra Why certainly not? I don't think it's such a big deal nowadays.
    – Double AA
    Commented Jan 26, 2017 at 3:48
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    I heard some men do not do it to stay away from touching their organ
    – hazoriz
    Commented Jan 27, 2017 at 14:28


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