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noun, kab·ba·lah often capitalized \kə-ˈbä-lə, ˈka-bə-lə\

Definition of KABBALAH

:  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
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


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