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  • n. An Aramaic translation of the Tanakh written or compiled between the Second Temple period and the early Middle Ages.

Etymologies

Hebrew תרגום‎, "translation, interpretation". (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The quad gos — pellers may own the targum but any of the Zingari shoolerim may pick a peck of kindlings yet from the sack of auld hensyne.

    Finnegans Wake

  • Targum Yerushalmi on the Pentateuch is also called the Fragmentary targum because the Targum on the entire Pentateuch has not been preserved, but only portions of it on numerous longer and shorter passages, frequently only the Targum on individual verses or parts of such.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • The Onkelos Targum, i.e., the targum of Akelas = Aquila, a targum so called to give it greater popularity by comparing it with the Greek translation of Aquila mentioned below.

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • This targum originated about the second century after Christ.

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • The targum of Jonathan ben Uzziel comes next to that of Onkelos in respect of age and value.

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • -- I paid the respect due to that most significant monosyllable, which, as the old Rabbi spoke it, with its targum of tone and expression, was not to be answered flippantly, but soberly, advisedly, and after a pause long enough for it to unfold its meaning in the listener's mind.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works

  • Targuman by Christian Brady, targum specialist extraordinaire, and dean of Schreyer Honors College,

    Ancient Hebrew Poetry

  • Aramaic translations of the Hebrew Bible, known as the targum.

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  • A personal take on the faith delivered to the saints, by Bob MacDonald, whose parallel blog on the Psalms in Hebrew is a colorful and innovative experiment Targuman by Christian Brady, targum specialist extraordinaire, and dean of Schreyer Honors College,

    Ancient Hebrew Poetry

  • One should recite it in the shnayim mikra v'echad targum format, with the concentration and understanding that our sustenance and livelihood come from HaKadosh Baruch Hu.

    YESHIVA WORLD NEWS

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