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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Tanakh, Tanach, Hebrew Scripture(noun)

    the Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings


  1. Tanakh(ProperNoun)

    The body of Jewish scripture comprising the Torah, the Neviim (prophets) and the Ketuvim (writings), corresponding roughly to the Christian Old Testament.


  1. Tanakh

    The Tanakh is a name used in Judaism for the canon of the Hebrew Bible. The Tanakh is also known as the Masoretic Text or the Miqra. The name is an acronym formed from the initial Hebrew letters of the Masoretic Text's three traditional subdivisions: The Torah, Nevi'im and Ketuvim —hence TaNaKh. The name "Miqra", meaning "that which is read", is an alternative Hebrew term for the Tanakh. The books of the Tanakh were relayed with an accompanying oral tradition passed on by each generation, called the Oral Torah.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tanakh in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tanakh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yossi Ziegler:

    It is a Tanakh which was produced not for Hebrew readership, it was produced for, I assume, Christian scholars interested in the Hebrew text and wishing to have access to the best version of it.

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