Book of Numbers

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Noun1.Book of Numbers - the fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
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
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"Beloved are the strangers," says the Midrash, "for Scripture in every instance compares them to Israel" (Bemidbar Rabbah 8:2).
I hope that our newlypublished Onkelos on the Torah (Bereishit, Shemot, Vayikra, Bemidbar, with the last volume soon to be published) will fill a void and help revive a Jewish commitment to the ancient formula, mandating that we review the weekly portion, twice from the biblical text and once with Onkelos.
Ezra reasoned thus: If Elijah comes and asks: 'Why have you written these words?' [i.e., Why have you included these suspect passages?], I shall answer: 'That is why I dotted these passages.' And if he says to me: 'You have done well in having written them,' I shall erase the dots over them" (Bemidbar Rabbah III.