Ke·​tu·​vim kə-tü-ˈvēm How to pronounce Ketuvim (audio)
: the third part of the Jewish Scriptures which contains the poetic books and the remaining canonical books of the Jewish Scriptures not included in the Torah or the Nevi'im

called also Writings

see Bible Table

Word History

First Known Use

1690, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ketuvim was in 1690

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“Ketuvim.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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