Masora meaning

mə-sôrə
The body of Judaic tradition relating to correct textual reading of the Hebrew scriptures.
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The critical notes made on manuscripts of the Hebrew scriptures before the tenth century, which embody this tradition.
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All the accumulated Jewish tradition concerning the correct Hebrew text of the Holy Scriptures.
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The marginal notes on manuscripts of the Holy Scriptures embodying this tradition, compiled from the 2d to the 10th cent. a.d.
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A Jewish critical work on the text of the Hebrew Scriptures, composed by several learned rabbis of the school of Tiberias, in the eighth and ninth centuries.
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Origin of masora

  • Hebrew māsôrâ from māsar to hand over msr in Semitic roots

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

  • New Hebrew. māsrāh traditionah.

    From Wiktionary