Torah

Definition of Torah

To´rah
n.1.(Jewish Lit.) A law; a precept.
A considerable body of priestly Toroth.
- S. R. Driver.
2.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.
3.The Pentateuch or "Law of Moses."
The Hebrew Bible is divided into three parts: (1) The Torah, "Law," or Pentateuch. (2) The Prophets (Nevi'im in Hebrew) . . . (3) The Kethubim, or the "Writings," generally termed Hagiographa. From the first letters of these three parts, the word "Tanakh" is derived, and used by Jews as the name of their Bible, the Christian Old Testament.
- C. H. H. Wright.

Related Words

Apocrypha, Chumash, Hagiographa, Hexateuch, Major Prophets, Nebiim, Octateuch, Old Testament, Pentateuch, Sefer Torah, Tenach, Torah scroll, Virginal, breviary, canon, church book, euchologion, euchology, farse, formulary, lectionary, litany, machzor, manual, missal, ordinal, pontifical, prayer book, ritual, rituale, rubric, service book, siddur, the Law, the Prophets, the Writings
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