Sepher Torah


Se·​pher Torah
variants or Sefer Torah
plural Siphrei Torah or Sifrei Torah
or Sepher Torahs or Sefer Torahs
: a leather or parchment scroll of the Pentateuch used in a synagogue for liturgical purposes

Word History


Hebrew sēpher tōrāh, literally, book of law

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“Sepher Torah.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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