Torah meaning

tôr'ə, toir'ə, tô-rä'
The first five books of the Hebrew Scriptures.
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A scroll of parchment containing the first five books of the Hebrew Scriptures, used in a synagogue during services.
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The entire body of religious law and learning including both sacred literature and oral tradition.
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Origin of torah

  • Hebrew tôrâ law, instruction from hôrâ to throw, direct, teach derived stem of yārâ to throw, shoot wrw in Semitic roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition