- the scrolls of the LawIn full: sefer torah
- any book of Hebrew religious literature
Word Origin for sefer
from Hebrew, literally: book
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Examples from the Web for sefer
Historical Examples of sefer
Ask whether the Sefer Torah is, in appearance, like any other book, and let the children tell the obvious differences.
The teacher may well begin the lesson by calling the child's attention to the reading of the Sefer Torah in the synagogue.