[ tah-nahkh ]
/ tɑˈnɑx /
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the three Jewish divisions of the Old Testament, comprising the Law or Torah, the Prophets or Neviim, and the Hagiographa or Ketuvim, taken as a whole.
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Origin of Tanach
Vocalization of Hebrew TNK, for Tōrāh law + Nəbhī'īm prophets + Kəthūbhīm (other) writings
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British Dictionary definitions for Tanach
/ Hebrew (taˈnax) /
the Hebrew Bible as used by Jews, divided into the Torah, Prophets, and Hagiographa
Word Origin for Tanach
from Hebrew, acronym formed from torāh (the Pentateuch), nebi'im (the prophets), and ketūbim (the Hagiographa)
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