Torah

noun
To·​rah | \ˈtȯr-ə, ˈtȯi-rə\

Definition of Torah 

1 : the body of wisdom and law contained in Jewish Scripture and other sacred literature and oral tradition

2 : the five books of Moses constituting the Pentateuch

3 : a leather or parchment scroll of the Pentateuch used in a synagogue for liturgical purposes

First Known Use of Torah

1547, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Torah

Hebrew tōrāh

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Torah

noun
To·​rah | \ˈtȯr-ə \

Kids Definition of Torah

1 : the Jewish Bible and especially the first five books of writings

2 : a scroll containing the first five books of the Jewish Bible that is used in religious services

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