Pentateuchal

adjective
Pen·​ta·​teu·​chal | \ ¦pentə¦tükəl, -ə‧¦tyü- \

Definition of Pentateuchal

: of or relating to the first five books of the Jewish or Christian Scriptures

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History and Etymology for Pentateuchal

Pentateuch, the first five books of the Old Testament (from Late Latin Pentateuchus, from Greek Pentateuchos, from penta- + teuchos tool, implement, roll of writing material) + English al; akin to Greek teuchein to make, build

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“Pentateuchal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pentateuchal. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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