What Is the Law of Moses?

What Is the Law of Moses?

As we have seen, almost universally the Torah refers to the law of Moses, written down in the Bible’s books of Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. It is sometimes called the “Pentateuch,” which is a Greek word meaning “five” (penta) and “scrolls” (teuchos). Tradition tells us that the first five books of the Bible were written down by Moses. However, does this mean that Moses was the inventor and originator of all the things...

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What Is the Torah?

What Is the Torah?

People define the word Torah differently. You could have three or four people in a room, and they might all say Torah or the Law of God, and yet they might all mean entirely different things. The Simplest Definition of Torah The word Torah is simply a Hebrew word. It is usually translated into English Bibles as law. It is Strong’s #8451, and it comes from the Hebrew word yarah, which means to flow, to shoot (as an arrow), to point or aim,...

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