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

Etymologies

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

[Post-Biblical Hebrew Tanak, acronym derived from the initial letters of the Hebrew names for the Torah, the Prophets, and the Writings, t(ôrâ), n(əbî’îm), k(ətûbôt) : tôrâ, the Torah; see Torah + nəbî’îm, the Prophets (from plural of nābî’, prophet; see nbℵ in Semitic roots) + kətûbôt, the Writings (from plural of kətûbâ, feminine of kətûb, passive participle of kātab; see ktb in Semitic roots).]

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From Hebrew תנ״ך (TaNaKh) - acronym from Torah, Neviim and Ketuvim.

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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  • 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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