from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of or pertaining to the first five books of the Old Testament; the Pentateuch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the Pentateuch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the Pentateuch.


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  • Her attention wandered, and was again arrested by a comparison he seemed to be making between himself and some pentateuchal patriarch.

    Final Curtain

  • It is therefore valuable, not only as throwing light on the life of the people at that early period, but also as illustrating the growth of the pentateuchal literature.

    Who Wrote the Bible? : a Book for the People

  • If the "temple" at Shiloh was the pentateuchal tabernacle, as is suggested by the name of "tent of meeting" given to it in 1 Samuel ii. 22, it was essentially a large tent, though constituted of very expensive and ornate materials; if, on the other hand, it was a different edifice, there can be little doubt that this "house of Jahveh" was built on the model of an ordinary house of the time.

    Evolution of Theology: an Anthropological Study


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