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Ethics of the Fathers


Pirke Avoth

or Pirke Avot, Pirke Aboth, Pirke Abot

[Sephardic Hebrew peer-ke ah-vawt; Ashkenazic Hebrew pir-key-aw-vohs] /Sephardic Hebrew pirˈkɛ ɑˈvɔt; Ashkenazic Hebrew ˈpɪr keɪˈɔ voʊs/
noun, Judaism.
a treatise of the Mishnah that comprises six chapters and consists chiefly of proverbs, aphorisms, and principles of ethics, law, and religion.
Also called Ethics of the Fathers.
Origin of Pirke Avoth
Hebrew pirqē ābhōth chapters of the fathers Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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