Definitions for judaismˈdʒu diˌɪz əm, -də-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Ju•da•ismˈdʒu diˌɪz əm, -də-(n.)
the monotheistic religion of the Jews, based on the precepts of the Old Testament and the teachings and commentaries of the rabbis as found chiefly in the Talmud.
belief in and conformity to this religion, its practices, and ceremonies.
this religion considered as forming the basis of the cultural and social identity of the Jews.
Jews collectively; Jewry.
Origin of Judaism:
1485–95; < LL < Gk
Judaism, Hebraism, Jewish religion(noun)
Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
Judaism(noun)ˈdʒu diˌɪz əm, -də-
the religion based on the Old Testament and the Talmud
A world religion tracing its origin to the Hebrew people of the ancient Middle-East, as documented in their religious writings, the Torah or Old Testament.
the religious doctrines and rites of the Jews as enjoined in the laws of Moses
conformity to the Jewish rites and ceremonies
U.S. National Library of Medicine
The religion of the Jews characterized by belief in one God and in the mission of the Jews to teach the Fatherhood of God as revealed in the Hebrew Scriptures. (Webster, 3d ed)
Translations for judaism
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the Jewish religion, based on the Jewish Scriptures.
- Joodse, JodedomAfrikaans
- الديانَةُ اليَهوديَّهArabic
- judaísmoPortuguese (BR)
- der JudaismusGerman
- ιουδαϊσμός (η θρησκεία)Greek
- مذهب یهودFarsi
- यहुदी धर्मHindi
- agama YahudiIndonesian
- agama YahudiMalay
- مذهب یهودPersian
- ديهودودين اودهغه دودونهPashto
- 猶太教Chinese (Trad.)
- مذہب یہودUrdu
- đạo Do tháiVietnamese
- 犹太教Chinese (Simp.)
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