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Masora

Masorah, Massora or Massorah

/ (məˈsɔːrə) /
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noun
the text of the Hebrew Bible as officially revised by the Masoretes from the 6th to the 10th centuries ad, with critical notes and commentary
the collection of these notes, commentaries, etc
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Word Origin for Masora

C17: from Hebrew: tradition
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How to use Masora in a sentence

  • Masora is the technical term for the notes on the traditional Scripture text by the Fathers of the Synagogue.

    A Thousand Years of Jewish History|Maurice H. (Maurice Henry) Harris
  • Whence (to note that in passage) the traditionary doctrine among the Jews is called Masora, or Masoreth.

  • It is supposed that another work, called "The Masora," was also written at this time.

    "Granny's Chapters"|Lady Mary Ross
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