Heptateuch definition

hĕptə-to͝ok, -tyo͝ok
The first seven books of the Old Testament.
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(proper) The first seven books of the Bible.
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The first seven books of the Hebrew Bible.
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Origin of heptateuch

  • Greek heptateukhos volume containing seven books hepta- hepta- teukhos case for papyrus rolls, book dheugh- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition