Sepher Torah

noun Se·pher Torah
variants: or Sefer Torah \¦sāfər-\

Definition of Sepher Torah

plural Siphrei Torah or Sifrei Torah \¦siˌfrā-\ or Sepher Torahs or Sefer Torahs
:a leather or parchment scroll of the Pentateuch used in a synagogue for liturgical purposes

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Origin and Etymology of sepher torah

Hebrew sēpher tōrāh, literally, book of law


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