Torah

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noun To·rah \ˈtȯr-ə, ˈtȯi-rə\

Definition of Torah

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

  2. 2 :  the five books of Moses constituting the Pentateuch

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

Origin and Etymology of torah

Hebrew tōrāh


First Known Use: 1547





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