Associations to the word «Torah»


TORAH, proper noun. The first five books of the Hebrew Scriptures, attributed to Moses and therefore also known as the Five Books of Moses.
TORAH, proper noun. The full body of written Jewish law, including the Tanakh, the Talmud, the Mishnah and the midrashic texts.
TORAH, proper noun. The whole of Jewish law, both written and unwritten.
TORAH, proper noun. The encompassing philosophy of Judaism.
TORAH, noun. A specially written scroll containing the five books of Moses, such as those used in religious services.
TORAH, noun. A book containing the five books of Moses.

Dictionary definition

TORAH, noun. The whole body of the Jewish sacred writings and tradition including the oral tradition.
TORAH, noun. The first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit.
TORAH, noun. (Judaism) the scroll of parchment on which the first five books of the Hebrew Scripture is written; is used in a synagogue during services.

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