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Jordin Sparks sent a silent message while singing the national anthem on 'Monday Night Football'

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Jordin Sparks stood tall during her performance of the national anthem before Monday night's football faceoff between the Dallas Cowboys and the Arizona Cardinals.

But just because the singer didn't take a knee alongside so many of the players, doesn't mean she didn't make a statement of her own.

Jordin Sparks sings "The Star-Spangled Banner" at Monday night's big game -- Getty Images

As Sparks belted out "The Star-Spangled Banner" at the University of Phoenix Stadium, she let her hand do the talking.

Written in black ink on the backside of her left hand was "PROV 31:8-9," a reference to a bible verse from the Book of Proverbs.

It reads, "Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy."

During the game, many on social media speculated that verse was meant to be a "silent protest" in response to recent comments from President Donald Trump, much like the locked arms of the players on the sidelines.

Written by: Ree Hines, TODAY

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