Torah name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Torah

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  1. A submission from Oregon, U.S. says the name Torah means "A gift of gods child hi cans exspress and do anything and accomplish her dreams".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
A law; a precept.Divine instruction; revelation.The Pentateuch or “Law of Moses.”

Etymology: Heb. tōrāh

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (Judaism) the scroll of parchment on which the first five books of the Hebrew Scripture is written; is used in a synagogue during services
  2. The first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
  3. The whole body of the Jewish sacred writings and tradition including the oral tradition

From Hebrew תּוֹרָה‎ (“instruction, law or teaching”).

  1. The first five books of the Hebrew Scriptures, attributed to Moses and therefore also known as the Five Books of Moses.
    Tradition holds that the was handed down to Moses on Mount Sinai.
  2. The full body of written Jewish law, including the Tanakh, the Talmud, the Mishnah and the midrashic texts.
    It says in the that both gossip and murder cause irreparable damage.
  3. The whole of Jewish law, both written and unwritten.
  4. The encompassing philosophy of Judaism.
  5. A specially written scroll containing the five books of Moses, such as those used in religious services.
    An anonymous donor has provided us with a lovely new .
  6. A book containing the five books of Moses.
    There was a lovely leather-bound on the bookshelf.

Notable Persons Named Torah

Notable Persons Named Torah

Torah Bright

Torah Bright is an athlete. Torah was born on December 27th, 1986 in Cooma.


Fun Facts about the name Torah

  • How Popular is the name Torah? Torah is the 25,573rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Torah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 234 babies born with the first name Torah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Torah to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Torah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Torah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Torah is Saturday, November 9th, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Torah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Torah was in 2010 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Torah: The name spelled backwards is Harot. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Harot. How do you pronounce that?
  • Torah name meaning

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