kabbalah

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

kab·ba·lah

noun, often capitalized \kə-ˈbä-lə, ˈka-bə-lə\

Definition of KABBALAH

1
:  a medieval and modern system of Jewish theosophy, mysticism, and thaumaturgy marked by belief in creation through emanation and a cipher method of interpreting Scripture
2
a :  a traditional, esoteric, occult, or secret matter
b :  esoteric doctrine or mysterious art
kab·ba·lism \ˈkä-bə-ˌli-zəm, ˈka-\ noun
kab·ba·lis·tic \ˌkä-bə-ˈlis-tik, ˌka-\ adjective

Variants of KABBALAH

kab·ba·lah also kab·ba·la or ka·ba·la or ca·ba·la or cab·ba·la or cab·ba·lah \kə-ˈbä-lə, ˈka-bə-lə\

Origin of KABBALAH

Medieval Latin cabbala — more at cabal

Other Jewish Religion Terms

Talmud, Zion, challah, dybbuk, kosher, tabernacle, tetragrammaton, yarmulke

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: kabbalist
Previous Word in the Dictionary: kabassou
All Words Near: kabbalah

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up kabbalah? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More