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Pentateuch vs. Torah

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Pentateuchnoun

The first five books of the Old Testament, collectively; - called also the Law of Moses, Book of the Law of Moses, etc.

Torahnoun

A law; a precept.

‘A considerable body of priestly Toroth.’;

Pentateuchnoun

the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit

Torahnoun

Divine instruction; revelation.

‘Tora, . . . before the time of Malachi, is generally used of the revelations of God's will made through the prophets.’;

Torahnoun

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.’;

Torahnoun

the whole body of the Jewish sacred writings and tradition including the oral tradition

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Torahnoun

the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit

Torahnoun

(Judaism) the scroll of parchment on which the first five books of the Hebrew Scripture is written; is used in a synagogue during services

Torah

Torah (; Hebrew: תּוֹרָה‎, , or ) has a range of meanings. It can most specifically mean the first five books (Pentateuch or Five Books of Moses) of the Hebrew Bible, namely (in their commonly used names) Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy.

‘Instruction’; ‘Teaching’; ‘Law’;

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