RABBAH BAR NAHMANI (c. 270-c. 330), a Babylonian rabbi or amora.
4 It is known that there were theological controversies between Jews and Christians, and in the Midrash Bereshith Rabbah (Midrash, § 5, 5) is a passage (translated in Jew.
The Babylonian Rabbah b.
3 It was believed that the Written Word had an infinite fulness; according to the Midr. Bemidbar Rabbah every word of the Law had seventy different aspects, and Philo of Alexandria held that there are no superfluous words in Scripture.
The several portions are named after the ordinary Jewish titles of the Old Testament books with the addition of Rabbah " great."