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Meaning of TORAH

Pronunciation:  'towru

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Old Testament considered as a unit
 

TORAH is a 5 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: Laws, Pentateuch
 
 See Also: Deuteronomy, Exodus, Genesis, Leviticus, Numbers, Old Testament, religious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\To"rah\, Tora \To"ra\, n.; pl. {Toroth}. [Heb.
t[=o]r[=a]h.] (Jewish Lit.)
(a) A law; a precept.

          A considerable body of priestly Toroth. --S. R.
                                               Driver.
(b) Divine instruction; revelation.

          Tora, . . . before the time of Malachi, is
          generally used of the revelations of God's will
          made through the prophets.           --T. K.
                                               Cheyne.
(c) The Pentateuch or ``Law of Moses.''

          The Hebrew Bible is divided into three parts: (1)
          The Torah, ``Law,'' or Pentateuch. (2) The Prophets
          . . . (3) The Kethubim, or the ``Writings,''
          generally termed Hagiographa.        --C. H. H.
                                               Wright.

 

 

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