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Tanach

[tah-nahkh]
noun Hebrew.
  1. 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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Tanach

noun
  1. the Hebrew Bible as used by Jews, divided into the Torah, Prophets, and Hagiographa
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Word Origin for Tanach

from Hebrew, acronym formed from torāh (the Pentateuch), nebi'im (the prophets), and ketūbim (the Hagiographa)
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