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  • (TOH-ruh, TAWR-uh, TOY-ruh) The law on which Judaism is founded (torah is Hebrew for “law”).


  • As early as the Davidic era, the name torah was popularly used to designate this compilation, which, however, might not then have embraced all the enactments it now contains.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • “I’m wondering if you meant to critique a point of view in which the torah is the infallible dictation of God’s word.”

    In our mouths and in our hearts: Day 48 | Jewschool

  • “The demolition policy tramples on the torah, which is my duty as a rabbi to uphold.”

    Human Rights Rebbe Stands Trial | Jewschool

  • The Hebrew word torah (law) lays more stress on its moral authority, as teaching the truth and guiding in the right way; the Greek nomos (law), on its constraining power as imposed and enforced by a recognized authority.

    Smith's Bible Dictionary

  • In fact during that period the name and history of Moses were confined to the boundaries of Palestine and the torah was a book well known only in that country.

    Foundations of World Unity

  • Have they experienced any loss of religious enthusiasm or witnessed any defeat in their religious belief by declaring that His Holiness Moses was a prophet of God, that the torah was a Book of God and that all the prophets of Israel were prophets of God?

    Foundations of World Unity

  • Qur'an (Koran) the bible and the torah are the same. the sears catalogue and the websters dictionary. would make four.

    Answerbag: Latest Questions in Question Categories

  • The "torah" was the entire means of God's communicating his mind and will unto them, as his whole counsel is revealed unto us by the gospel.


  • Shlomo Sand quickly disabuses us all of that absurdity in his book "Who invented the jews" - it is now being translated into English - but he broadly has discovered that the "torah" was written and then turned into a religion which Gilad Atzmon states has not one history book written about it. - Comments


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  • Definition: (Websters Dictionary):


    noun \ˈtȯr-ə, ˈtȯi-rə\

    Definition of TORAH

    1: the body of wisdom and law contained in Jewish Scripture and other sacred literature and oral TRADITION

    2: the five books of Moses constituting the Pentateuch

    3: a leather or parchment scroll of the Pentateuch used in a synagogue for liturgical purposes

    December 24, 2011

  • See Torah.

    December 24, 2011