Sentence Examples


  • Midrash, § 4, end.
  • Hence arises Midrash, exposition, from darash to "investigate" a scriptural passage.
  • Of this halakhic Midrash we possess that on Exodus, called Mekhilta, that on Leviticus, called Sifra, and that on Numbers and Deuteronomy, called Sifre.
  • The term Midrash, however, more commonly implies agada, i.e.
  • Very important for the study of Midrashic literature are the Yalgut (gleaning) Shim`oni, on the whole Bible, the Yalqut Mekhiri, on the Prophets, Psalms, Proverbs and Job, and the Midrash ha-gadhol, 2 all of which are of uncertain but late date and preserve earlier material.

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