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Ta·nakhor Ta·nach (tä-näKH′)
See Hebrew Scriptures.
[Post-Biblical Hebrew Tanak, acronym derived from the initial letters of the Hebrew names for the Torah, the Prophets, and the Writings, t(ôrâ), n(əbî'îm), k(ətûbôt) : tôrâ, the Torah; see Torah + nəbî'îm, the Prophets + from plural of nābî', prophet; see nbʔ in Semitic roots) + kətûbôt, the Writings (from plural of kətûbâ, feminine of kətûb, passive participle of kātab; see ktb in Semitic roots).]
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|Noun||1.||Tanakh - the Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings|
Laws, Pentateuch, Torah - the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit