The one is that which is given with great diffuseness in cabbalistic writings, and has been brought into a system.
On the other hand, cabbalistic works become almost unreadable on account of the prevalence of Semitic over German words.
More fell not only into the mystical notions of the later Platonists, but even of the cabbalistic writers.
Neshamah, nesh′a-m, n. the highest degree of the soul in the cabbalistic system.
All other cabbalistic writings are to be regarded as merely commentaries on this, or extracts from it.
He now published several works, of which the Heptaplus is a cabbalistic exposition of the first chapter of Genesis.
1520s, from Medieval Latin cabbala, from Mishnaic Hebrew qabbalah "reception, received lore, tradition," especially "tradition of mystical interpretation of the Old Testament," from qibbel "to receive, admit, accept." Cf. Arabic qabala "he received, accepted."