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    The most highly referenced and revered as sacred are The King James Version, considered a masterpiece of English literature, The Tanakh, or Hebrew Bible, The Aprocrypha, the books believed left out of some bibles, The Vulgate, the Latin Bible used for centuries by the Roman Catholic religion, and The Septuagint, the first ancient Greek translation of the Tanakh (Geisler and Nix 15, McCallum 4). The Bible is considered a sacred text by three major world religions, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

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    Torah In The Tanakh

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    refers to the first five books of the Tanakh or Hebrew bible. The religious texts found in the Tanakh come from The Torah, Neviim and Kituvim. The book of Moses is comprised of Bereshit (Genesis), Shemot (Exodus), Vayikra (Leviticus), Bedimar(Numbers) and Devarim (Deuteronomy). The Torah holds traditions, religious laws and teachings that are followed within the religion of Judaism. The Torah is considered to be the most sacred of the texts found in the Tanakh because it holds the messages given to

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    the heart of the differences between traditional Judaism and Messianic Jewish/Christian faith,” I really appreciate the way Michael Brown demonstrated in a scholarly and balanced way that the Christian faith was perfectly compatible with the Jewish Tanakh. His discussion on the Trinity (the Tri-unity) was excellent. He demonstrated that the Hebrew word for one, ‘echad, does not necessarily refer to absolute unity and, in fact, could very well refer to compound unity (Page 4). He provides examples

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    First off, the Jews arranged their books in the Hebrew Bible to reflect their covenantal relationship with God. The 24 books are organized by genre of scripture and tell the history of God’s relationship with the Jewish people. The Hebrew Bible, or TaNaKh, is arranged starting with the Torah, containing the Five Books of Moses, which is also known as the Pentateuch. Following this is Nevi’im, beginning with the Former Prophets such as Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings, preceding the Latter Prophets

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    organized by book, chapters and versa designations. The Good Book (which my mother called it), Hebrew Bible or the Tanakh are not books at all but many scrolls. According to Harris (2011), “Biblical Book were typically written on papyrus, paper like sheets made from the papyrus plant, and the rolled around a small wooden stick” (p.13). So let’s take a look the Hebrew Bible canon. The Tanakh (Hebrew Bible) of the Old Testament established God’s presence, authority, and claim over everything. Genesis through

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    In the Hebrew scripture the Lord did not seem to be as remorseful but did acknowledge that what he did may no... ... middle of paper ... ...ulation” (Smith). Approximately 60 million copies, or portions thereof, are distributed annually. The Tanakh is a acronym that identifies the Hebrew bible. The acronym is based on the initial Hebrew letters of each of the text's three parts. The Law, The prophets and the writings. In conclusion we have looked at the similarities and differences in the two

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    In Tanakh and The Iliad, the main focus is always on the men. Both authors depicted numerous successful male characters, either “great fathers” or powerful warriors. However, they seem to weaken the part of women. Female characters in this two books are often portrayed as peripheral--women in Tanakh seldom get blessings except the ones that are related to giving birth and women in The Iliad hardly involve in the war. They always enjoy inferior social statuses, as compared to their male counterparts

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    Koran, the Tanakh and the New Testament” People who practice the Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Christianity and Islam collectively comprise over one half of the world’s population, and while disparities between these three religions are widely spread and politicized, the similarities between their religious texts outweigh their differences. A crucial similarity between these three religions is their view on Abraham as their spiritual patriarch (lecture). The Koran makes use of both the Tanakh and the

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    Although the exact age of the Jewish faith is debatable, one thing is certain, it is a faith with an extensive, and at times tumultuous, history. Throughout the history of Judaism, Jewish people have faced ongoing persecution and discrimination. Despite these conflicts, the faith is alive, strong, and growing. Like many religions faced with adversity, Judaism has had to accommodate the ever-changing world to maintain their faith. One significant moment of change, the falling of the Second Temple

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    Living a somewhat inconceivable life upon accepting the call from the Lord, it seems Jeremiah lead through unceasing adversity, according to many of his oracles. Further, he did so alone, being forbidden to marry, or have children (Jeremiah 16.1-4 Tanakh Translation). A difficult charge was upon the young life of Jeremiah. Fully briefed that this mission would require him to stand up in the face of unenviable opposition, the Lord directs Jeremiah to remain strong in sharing the prophetic message

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