HEBREW BIBLE


HEBREW BIBLE
   the ancient SCRIPTURES of the JEWISH people known as the OLD TESTAMENT by CHRISTIANS.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Hebrew Bible — • As compared with the Latin Vulgate, the Hebrew Bible includes the entire Old Testament with the exception of the seven deuterocanonical books, Tobias, Judith, Wisdom, Ecclesiasticus, Baruch, I and II Machabees, and the deuterocanonical portions …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Hebrew Bible — The term Hebrew Bible is a generic reference to those books of the Bible originally written in Biblical Hebrew (and the related Biblical Aramaic). The term closely corresponds to contents of the Jewish Tanakh and the Protestant Old Testament, see …   Wikipedia

  • Hebrew Bible — The Old Testament, Tanach, collection of writing which are sacred in Judaism (comprised of three parts: Torah, Prophets, and Hagiographa) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Hebrew Bible — noun the sacred writings of Judaism, called by Christians the Old Testament …   English new terms dictionary

  • Hebrew Bible: Timeline — The timeline of the Old Testament can be calculated using the ages given in Genesis. Starting with the creation of Adam and adding the information when his son was born, the age of his son, etc. this gives a timeline from Adam s creation to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Early editions of the Hebrew Bible — Jewish printers were quick to take advantages of the printing press in publishing the Hebrew Bible. While for synagogue services written scrolls were used (and still are used, as Sifrei Torah are always handwritten), the printing press was very… …   Wikipedia

  • Women in the Hebrew Bible — The views of women presented in the Hebrew Bible (also called Tanakh in Judaism, Old Testament in Christianity and Taurat/Tawrah in Islam) are complex and often ambivalent.[dubious – discuss] The question of women s status relative to men in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Joseph (Hebrew Bible) — Joseph or Yosef ( he. יוֹסֵ, Standard Yosef Tiberian Unicode|Yôsēp̄ , ar. يوسف, Yusuf ; He (The Lord) increases/may add ), is a major figure in the Book of Genesis in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). He was Jacob s eleventh son and Rachel s… …   Wikipedia

  • Witchcraft and divination in the Hebrew Bible — This article discusses the Hebrew Bible. See Christian views on witchcraft for Christian interpretations. Various forms of witchcraft and divination are mentioned in the Hebrew Bible, generally with a disapproving tone. The masoretic text of the… …   Wikipedia

  • List of Hebrew Bible events — See List of Bible stories (disambiguation) .List of Hebrew Bible stories includes events and happenings recorded in the Biblical books, known to Judaism as the Tanakh, and to Christianity as the Old Testament.Genesis: See main article: Genesis .* …   Wikipedia


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