Understanding The Canon Of The Hebrew Bible

The Tanakh or Miqra is the canon of the Hebrew Bible. The traditional Hebrew text is known as the Masoretic Text. Tanakh is an acronym of the first Hebrew letter of each of the Masoretic Text's three traditional subdivisions: Torah, Nevi'im and Ketuvim —hence TaNaKh. The name "Miqra", meaning "that which is read", is another Hebrew word for the Tanakh. The books of the Tanakh were passed on by each generation, and according to rabbinic tradi... View more

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