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Qere and Ketiv

Qere and Ketiv, from the Aramaic qere or q're, (" read") and ketiv, or ketib, kethib, kethibh, kethiv, (" written"), also known as "keri uchesiv" or "keri uchetiv," refer to a small number of differences between what is written in the consonantal text of the Hebrew Bible, as preserved by scribal tradition, and what is read. [1]

35 relations: Aramaic language, Book of Deuteronomy, Book of Genesis, Book of Judges, Book of Lamentations, Book of Ruth, Brown–Driver–Briggs, Cantillation, Chumash (Judaism), Codex, Ecclesiastes, Esther, Genesis Rabbah, Halakha, Hebrew alphabet, Hebrew language, King James Version, Masoretes, Masoretic Text, Mater lectionis, Niqqud, Orthography, Psalms, Rashi, Samuel, Sefer Torah, Shabbethai Bass, Song of Songs, Tabernacle, Talmud, Tanakh, Tetragrammaton, Tikkun (book), Tikkun Chatzot, Torah.

Aramaic language

Aramaic (Arāmāyā, ܐܪܡܝܐ) is a family of languages or dialects belonging to the Semitic family.

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Book of Deuteronomy

The Book of Deuteronomy (from Greek Δευτερονόμιον, Deuteronomion, "second law"; דְּבָרִים, Devarim, " words") is the fifth book of the Hebrew Bible, and of the Jewish Torah.

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Book of Genesis

The Book of Genesis (from the Latin Vulgate, in turn borrowed or transliterated from Greek γένεσις, meaning "origin"; בְּרֵאשִׁית, Bərēšīṯ, "In beginning") is the first book of the Hebrew Bible (the Tanakh) and the Christian Old Testament.

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Book of Judges

The Book of Judges (Hebrew: Sefer Shoftim ספר שופטים) is the seventh book of the Hebrew Bible and the Christian Bible.

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Book of Lamentations

The Book of Lamentations (אֵיכָה, Eikhah) is a collection of poetic laments for the destruction of Jerusalem.

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Book of Ruth

The Book of Ruth (מגילת רות, Ashkenazi pronunciation:, Megilath Ruth, "the Scroll of Ruth", one of the Five Megillot) is a book of the Hebrew Bible/Old Testament.

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Brown–Driver–Briggs

A Hebrew and English Lexicon of the Old Testament, more commonly known as Brown–Driver–Briggs or BDB (from the name of its three authors) is a standard reference for Biblical Hebrew and Aramaic, first published in 1906.

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Cantillation

Cantillation is the ritual chanting of readings from the Hebrew Bible in synagogue services.

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Chumash (Judaism)

The Hebrew term Chumash (also Ḥumash; חומש, or or Yiddish) is a term for Torah in printed form (i.e. codex) as opposed to the Torah scroll.

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Codex

A codex (from the Latin caudex for "trunk of a tree" or block of wood, book; plural codices) is a book constructed of a number of sheets of paper, vellum, papyrus, or similar materials, with hand-written content.

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Ecclesiastes

Ecclesiastes (Greek: Ἐκκλησιαστής, Ekklesiastes, קֹהֶלֶת, Qoheleth, Koheleth) is one of 24 books of the Tanakh or Hebrew Bible, where it is classified as one of the Ketuvim (or "Writings").

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Esther

Esther, born Hadassah, is the eponymous heroine of the Book of Esther.

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Genesis Rabbah

Genesis Rabba (Hebrew:, B'reshith Rabba) is a religious text from Judaism's classical period.

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Halakha

Halakha (הֲלָכָה,; also transliterated as halacha, halachah or halocho) is the collective body of Jewish religious laws derived from the Written and Oral Torah.

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Hebrew alphabet

The Hebrew alphabet (אָלֶף־בֵּית עִבְרִי), known variously by scholars as the Jewish script, square script, block script, is used in the writing of the Hebrew language, as well as of other Jewish languages, most notably Yiddish, Ladino, and Judeo-Arabic.

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Hebrew language

Hebrew is a West Semitic language of the Afroasiatic language family.

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King James Version

The King James Version (KJV), also known as the Authorized Version (AV) or King James Bible (KJB), is an English translation of the Christian Bible for the Church of England begun in 1604 and completed in 1611.

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Masoretes

__notoc__ The Masoretes (Hebrew:, ba'alei hamasorah) were groups of Jewish scribe-scholars who worked between the 6th and 10th centuries CE, based primarily in present-day Israel in the cities of Tiberias and Jerusalem, as well as in Iraq (Babylonia).

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Masoretic Text

The Masoretic Text (MT, 𝕸, or \mathfrak) is the authoritative Hebrew and Aramaic text of the Tanakh for Rabbinic Judaism.

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Mater lectionis

In the spelling of Arabic and some other Semitic languages, matres lectionis (from Latin "mothers of reading", singular form: mater lectionis, Hebrew: אֵם קְרִיאָה 'em k'ri'á), refers to the use of certain consonants to indicate a vowel.

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Niqqud

In Hebrew orthography, niqqud or nikkud is a system of diacritical signs used to represent vowels or distinguish between alternative pronunciations of letters of the Hebrew alphabet.

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Orthography

An orthography is a set of conventions for how to write a language.

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Psalms

The Book of Psalms, Tehillim in Hebrew (or meaning "Praises"), commonly referred to simply as Psalms or "the Psalms", is the first book of the Ketuvim ("Writings"), the third section of the Hebrew Bible.

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Rashi

Shlomo Yitzchaki (רבי שלמה יצחקי; 22 February 1040 – 13 July 1105), in Latin: Salomon Isaacides, and today generally known by the acronym Rashi (רש"י, RAbbi SHlomo Itzhaki), was a medieval French rabbi and author of a comprehensive commentary on the Talmud and commentary on the ''Tanakh''.

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Samuel

Samuel (Arabic: صموئيل Ṣamuil; Σαμουήλ Samouēl; Samvel; Strong's: Shemuwel), literally meaning "Name of God" in Hebrew, is a leader of ancient Israel in the Books of Samuel in the Hebrew Bible.

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Sefer Torah

A Sefer Torah (ספר תורה; plural: ספרי תורה Sifrei Torah; "Book(s) of Torah" or "Torah scroll(s)") is a handwritten copy of the Torah, the holiest book within Judaism.

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Shabbethai Bass

Shabbethai ben Joseph Bass (1641–1718) (Hebrew: שבתי בן יוסף), born at Kalisz, was the father of Jewish bibliography, and author of the Sifsei Chachamim supercommentary on Rashi's commentary on the Pentateuch.

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Song of Songs

The Song of Songs, also known as the Song of Solomon, the Canticle of Canticles, or simply Canticles (Hebrew: Šîr HašŠîrîm ; Greek: ᾎσμα ᾈσμάτων asma asmaton, both meaning "song of songs"), is one of the megillot (scrolls) of the Ketuvim (the "Writings", the last section of the Tanakh or Hebrew Bible), and the fifth of the "wisdom" books of the Christian Old Testament.

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Tabernacle

The Tabernacle (מִשְׁכַּן, mishkan, "residence" or "dwelling place"), according to the Hebrew Bible, was the portable dwelling place for the divine presence from the time of the Exodus from Egypt through the conquering of the land of Canaan.

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Talmud

The Talmud (Hebrew: talmūd "instruction, learning", from a root lmd "teach, study") is a central text of Rabbinic Judaism.

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Tanakh

The Tanakh (תַּנַ"ךְ, or; also Tenakh, Tenak, Tanach) or Mikra is the canon of the Hebrew Bible.

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Tetragrammaton

The tetragrammaton (from Greek τετραγράμματον, meaning "(consisting) of four letters") is the Hebrew theonym יהוה, commonly transliterated into Latin letters as YHWH.

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Tikkun (book)

A tikkun or tiqqun is a book used by Jews to prepare for reading or writing a Torah scroll.

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Tikkun Chatzot

Tikkun Chatzot (תקון חצות, lit. "Midnight Rectification"), also spelled Tikkun Chatzos, is a Jewish ritual prayer recited each night after midnight as an expression of mourning and lamentation over the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem.

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Torah

Torah (תּוֹרָה, "Instruction, Teaching"), or the Pentateuch, is the central reference of the religious Judaic tradition.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qere_and_Ketiv

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