kethib

noun ke·thib \kəˈt(h)ēv\
variants: or

kethibh

less commonly

kethiv

or

ketib

or

k'thib

or

kthib

or

k'thibh

or

kthibh

\kəˈt(h)ēv\

Definition of kethib

plural

-s

  1. :  a reading in the consonantal text of the Jewish Scriptures for which in traditional Jewish practice there is substituted a different reading whose consonants are usually given in the margin — compare kere

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Origin and Etymology of kethib

Hebrew kĕthībh, from Aramaic, written


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