Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating or belonging to the Masora, or to the compilers of the Masora; pertaining to the method or system of the Masora: as, masoretic points—that is, the vowel-points furnished by the Masora.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or relating to the Masora, or to its authors.
  • adjective the vowel points and accents of the Hebrew text of the Bible, of which the first mention is in the Masora. See vowel point.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to the Masorah

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Examples

  • They are worshipping a divinity of their own creation, made by the masoretic scholars and by Muhammad.

    Tissier de Mallerais speaks The details of the doctrinal talks

  • The modern Jews who follow the masoretic scholars are entirely different.

    Tissier de Mallerais speaks The details of the doctrinal talks

  • Well, in the case of Judaism the denial of the Incarnation and Trinity came in the first century, centuries before there were any masoretic scholars, so the Jewish "divinity of their own creation" is a good deal older than your words would suggest.

    Tissier de Mallerais speaks The details of the doctrinal talks

  • They are worshipping a divinity of their own creation, made by the masoretic scholars and by Muhammad.

    Tissier de Mallerais speaks The details of the doctrinal talks

  • Then there is the question of just which "original" Hebrew we are using. the pointing of the masoretic text dates from the 7th-10th centuries AD and may well include interpretations that are designed to refute Christian doctrine.

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  • It is only the application of medieval masoretic vowels that makes it seem so, and this reflects an earlier qere/ketiv tradition that started out as a fence against uttering the divine name frivolously.

    Hail the vowel god! | Jewschool

  • Its translators had before them much older and more perfect MSS. than any that survived to the time of the masoretic recension, when an attempt was made to give uniformity to the readings and renderings of the Hebrew text by means of the vowel points, diacritical signs, terminal letters, etc., all of which are now subject to rejection by the best Oriental scholarship.

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  • When I spoke of you knowing little of me, one of the senses in which I meant so was this -- that I would not well vowel-point my common-place letters and syllables with a masoretic _other_ sound and sense, make my 'dear' something intenser than 'dears' in ordinary, and 'yours ever' a thought more significant than the run of its like.

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846

  • We know that for many centuries the Hebrews have been forbidden to pronounce the Sacred Name; that wherever it occurs, they have for ages read the word _Adonaï_ instead; and that under it, when the masoretic points, which represent the vowels, came to be used, they placed those which belonged to the latter word.

    Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

  • It is true, that before the masoretic points were invented (which was after the beginning of the Christian era), the pronunciation of a word in the Hebrew language could not be known from the characters in which it was written.

    Morals and Dogma of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry

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