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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The sacred book of Judaism, consisting of the Torah, the Prophets, and the Writings; the Hebrew Scriptures. See Table at Bible.

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

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

Etymologies

Acronym from the initial letters of the Hebrew names for the Torah, the Prophets, and the Writings : t(ôrâ), n(ədî'îm), k(ətûbôt).
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Hebrew תנ״ך (TaNaKh) - acronym from Torah, Neviim and Ketuvim. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Tanakh, is in the Book of Joshua, where at one point

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  • Ovadia in the Tanakh was a member of King Achav's cabinet.

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  • Study Hebrew and read the Tanakh should be the message.

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  • The Tanakh is the original Hebrew / Jewish writings that are often mistranslated into the Old Testament.

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  • The Hebrew names of these three sections give rise to the acronym "Tanakh":

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  • [[Christianity]], and consists of two parts: the thirty-nine books of the Jewish faith known as the '' 'Tanakh' '', or the [[Old Testament]], to which additional books are recognized by

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  • The Old Testament is divided in three parts (hence, "Tanakh") within the Jewish community: the [[Torah]] ( "Law"), or [[Pentateuch]], the five books of [[Moses]]; [[Nevi'im]] ( "Prophets"), and [[Ketuvim]] ( "Writings," or [[Hagiographa]]).

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  • [[Judaism]] and [[Christianity]], and consists of two parts: the thirty-nine books of the Jewish faith known as the '' 'Tanakh' '', or the [[Old Testament]], to which additional books are recognized by [[Christians]]; and the twenty-seven books and letters of the [[New Testament]] of the Christian faith.

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  • Imagine what the reaction would have been if rather than beginning their rocket attacks at Christmas, the government of Israel chose to follow the teachings from their own Tanakh:

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  • The Bible, Tanakh and the Koran, among other texts all speak of this.

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