What does cabala mean?

Definitions for cabala
ˈkæb ə lə, kəˈbɑ-ca·bal·a

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cabala, cabbala, cabbalah, kabala, kabbala, kabbalah, qabala, qabalahnoun

    an esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret

  2. Kabbalah, Kabbala, Kabala, Cabbalah, Cabbala, Cabala, Qabbalah, Qabbalanoun

    an esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries


  1. cabala

    Cabala, also spelled as Kabbalah, is a mystical and esoteric tradition of Judaism, which aims to explain the relationship between the unchanging, eternal, and mysterious aspects of divinity and the mortal, finite universe. It interprets religious scriptures with symbolic representation and allegory, revealing hidden meanings and theological insights. It includes detailed cosmological theories, notions of reincarnation, mystical understanding of the sacred texts, and meditative practices.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cabalanoun

    a kind of occult theosophy or traditional interpretation of the Scriptures among Jewish rabbis and certain mediaeval Christians, which treats of the nature of god and the mystery of human existence. It assumes that every letter, word, number, and accent of Scripture contains a hidden sense; and it teaches the methods of interpretation for ascertaining these occult meanings. The cabalists pretend even to foretell events by this means

  2. Cabalanoun

    secret science in general; mystic art; mystery

  3. Etymology: [LL. See Cabal, n.]

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    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Cabala is ranked #94730 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Cabala surname appeared 193 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Cabala.

    69.4% or 134 total occurrences were White.
    27.4% or 53 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.5% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cabala in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cabala in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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1 Comment
  • Maryjane Murphy
    Maryjane Murphy
    Well what I really wanted was a in depth explanation. I guess,a simple statement of the Bible and mystery's of the universe. Not much to ask,that's a joke.
    LikeReply5 years ago

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