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

Origin and Etymology of torah

Hebrew tōrāh



TORAH Defined for Kids

Torah

noun To·rah \ ˈtȯr-ə \

Definition of Torah for Students

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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