Meaning and Origin
What does the name Torah mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.
User Submitted Origins
User Submitted Meanings
- 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".
Etymology: Heb. tōrāh
- (Judaism) the scroll of parchment on which the first five books of the Hebrew Scripture is written; is used in a synagogue during services
- The first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
- The whole body of the Jewish sacred writings and tradition including the oral tradition
From Hebrew תּוֹרָה (“instruction, law or teaching”).
- 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.
- 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.
- The whole of Jewish law, both written and unwritten.
- The encompassing philosophy of Judaism.
- 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 .
- A book containing the five books of Moses.
- There was a lovely leather-bound on the bookshelf.