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Old Testament Tweet Definition of Old Testament Like Definition of Old Testament on Facebook
proper noun 
  1. The first major part of the Christian Bible, covering events before the coming of Christ, corresponding roughly to the Jewish Tanakh. Usually subdivided into the categories of law, history, poetry (or wisdom books) and prophecy.
     
omer Tweet Definition of omer Like Definition of omer on Facebook
noun 
  1. A Hebrew measure, the tenth of an ephah.
1611: Now an is the tenth part of an ephah. — w:King James Bible, King James Bible, Exodus 16:36
     
Orthodox Tweet Definition of Orthodox Like Definition of Orthodox on Facebook
adjective 
  1. (Christianity) adhering to the rites of the Eastern Orthodox Church
     
Orthodox Jew Tweet Definition of Orthodox Jew Like Definition of Orthodox Jew on Facebook
noun 
  1. An adherent of Orthodox Judaism
     
Orthodox Judaism Tweet Definition of Orthodox Judaism Like Definition of Orthodox Judaism on Facebook
noun 
  1. The most traditional Rabbinic branch of Judaism, believing the written Torah and the oral Torah were literally given to Moses by God.
     

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