Grand Inspector Inquisitor Commander, 31º


Dit amerikaanse rituaal dateert uit de tweede helft van de negentiende eeuw.

Sign. Cross the two hands on the navel. In reply one crosses the two arms above the head, fingers open, palms uppermost.

Grip. Take reciprocally the left hand, advance the right foot, touch the knees, and with the right hand tap on the right shoulder of the other.

Knocks. Nine, by 1, 3, 4, and 1.

Insignia. Black tunic, white sash worn as a hood on the point of which is embroidered in gold a radiant triangle, in the middle is the number 31. A teutonic cross in silver is the jewel.

There is no pass-word.

Sacred words. TZEDEKAH (Justice). Reply, MISCHOR (Equity). Both say together, “AMEN” (So be it).