Strong's Hebrew: 8451. תּוֹרָה (torah) -- direction, instruction, law
8451. torah
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torah: direction, instruction, law
Original Word: תּוֹרָה
Part of Speech: Noun Feminine
Transliteration: torah
Phonetic Spelling: (to-raw')
Short Definition: law

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from yarah
Definition
direction, instruction, law
NASB Translation
custom (1), instruction (10), instructions (1), Law (1), law (188), laws (10), ruling (1), teaching (7), teachings (1).

Brown-Driver-Briggs
תּוֺרָה noun feminineDeuteronomy 1:5 direction, instruction, law (possibly in first instance from casting lots, WeG i, 470; H 394 (less confidently WeSkizzen iii, 167), SS SmAT Rel. Geschichte. 36 BenzArchaeology 408 NowArchaeology ii, 97, opposed to byOffenb. ii, 347 BaudPriesterthum 207); — ׳ת, Exodus 12:49 88t.; construct תּוֺרַת Exodus 13:9 65t.; suffixes תּוֺרָתִי Psalm 78:1 16t.; תֹּרָר֯תְךָ Jeremiah 32:23; תֹּרָתוֺ Jeremiah 44:23 34t. suffixes; plural תּוֺרוֺת Nehemiah 9:13; תּוֺרֹת Isaiah 24:5 2t.; suffix תּוֺרֹתַי Ezekiel 44:24; תּוֺרֹתָ֯ו Ezekiel 43:11; Ezekiel 44:5 5t. suffixes; —

1 instruction:

a. human: of a mother Proverbs 1:8; Proverbs 6:20,23; of a father Proverbs 3:1; Proverbs 4:2; Proverbs 7:2; of sages Proverbs 13:14; Proverbs 28:4 (twice in verse); Proverbs 28:7,9; Proverbs 29:18; of a poet Psalm 78:1; תּוֺרַת חֶסֶד kind instruction (of a wise wife) Proverbs 31:26.

b. divine "" אֲמָרִים Job 22:22; through his servants Isaiah 30:9; Jeremiah 8:8; "" אִמְרָה Isaiah 5:24; "" דָּבָר Isaiah 1:10; "" תְּעוּדָה Isaiah 8:16,20; "" חָזוֺן Lamentations 2:9; plural תורות Daniel 9:10.

c. a body of prophetic (or sometimes perhaps priestly) teaching Isaiah 42:21,24; Jeremiah 9:12; Jeremiah 16:11; in the heart Isaiah 51:7; Psalm 37:31; Psalm 40:9; "" משׁפט Habakkuk 1:4; "" משׁפטים Psalm 89:31; "" דְּבָרִים Jeremiah 6:19; Jeremiah 26:4; Zechariah 7:12; "" חקים Amos 2:4; "" חקות Jeremiah 44:10,23; myriads of precepts Hosea 8:12.

d. instruction in Messianic age Isaiah 2:3 = Micah 4:4; Isaiah 42:4; Isaiah 51:4; Jeremiah 31:33.

e. a body of priestly direction or instruction relating to sacred things Hosea 4:6; Jeremiah 2:8; Jeremiah 18:18; Ezekiel 7:26; Haggai 2:11; Malachi 2:6,7,8,9; Zephaniah 3:4; Ezekiel 22:26; "" לֹא תוֺרָה לֹא כֹּחֵן מוֺרֶה2Chronicles 15:3.

2 law (properly direction): namely

a. of special laws, singular of Feast of Maƒƒoth Exodus 13:9 (J), sabbath Exodus 16:4 (J); of direction given by priests in particular case Deuteronomy 17:11; of statutes of priest's code Exodus 12:49 (P), Leviticus 6:2; Leviticus 6:7; Leviticus 6:18; Leviticus 7:1,7,11,37; Leviticus 11:46; Leviticus 12:7; Leviticus 13:59; Leviticus 14:2,32,54,57; Leviticus 15:32; Numbers 5:29,30; Numbers 6:13,21 (twice in verse); Numbers 15:16,29; Numbers 19:2,14; Numbers 31:21 (P); תּוֺרַת הַבָּיִת Ezekiel 43:12 (twice in verse); לְמִעְוָךְ ׳בֵּין ח2Chronicles 19:10; plural תּוֺרוֺת laws, "" חקים Exodus 18:16,20 (E; of decisions in civil cases given by Moses), Psalm 105:45; "" מצות Exodus 16:28 (J); "" מצות, חקות Genesis 26:5 (J); "" חקים משׁפטים Leviticus 26:46 (H); "" ברית, חק Isaiah 24:5; "" משׁפטים, חקים, מצות Nehemiah 9:13; the laws of the new temple Ezekiel 43:11; Ezekiel 44:5,24; those laws in which men should walk Jeremiah 32:23 (Kt).

b. of codes of law, (1) הַתּוֺרָה as written in the code of the covenant, "" הַמִּצְוָה Exodus 24:12 (E); ספר תּוֺרַת אלהים Joshua 24:26 (E); probably also Deuteronomy 33:4, "" משׁפטים Deuteronomy 33:10, "" בְּרִית Hosea 8:1; Psalm 78:10, "" עֵדוּת Psalm 78:5; -2the law of the Deuteronomic code, in D and Deuteronomic sections of Kings and sources of Chronicles, הַתּוֺרָה הַזּאֹת Deuteronomy 1:5; Deuteronomy 4:8,44; Deuteronomy 17:18; Deuteronomy 31:9,11; הזאת ׳דִּבְרֵי הַתּ Deuteronomy 27:26; Deuteronomy 31:24, + כל Deuteronomy 17:19; Deuteronomy 27:3,8; Deuteronomy 28:58; Deuteronomy 29:28; Deuteronomy 31:12; Deuteronomy 32:46; הזאת ׳סֵפֶר הַתּ Deuteronomy 28:61; ספר התורה הזה Deuteronomy 29:20; Deuteronomy 30:10; Deuteronomy 31:26; Joshua 1:8; ספר התורה Joshua 8:34; 2 Kings 22:8 2Chronicles 34:15; דברי התורה Joshua 8:34; 2 Kings 23:24; so התורה אשׁר צוך משׁה Joshua 1:7, similarly Joshua 22:5; 2 Kings 17:13,34,37; 2 Kings 21:8; תּוֺרַת משׁה (ספר) Joshua 8:31,32; Joshua 23:6; 1 Kings 2:3; 2 Kings 14:6 = ׳בספר מ ׳הַתּ2Chronicles 25:4; 2 Kings 23:25; ׳דִּבְרֵי סֵפֶר הַתּ 2 Kings 22:11= ׳דברי הַתּ2Chronicles 34:19; תּוֺרַת יהוה 2 Kings 10:31. It is probable that ׳ת in Psalm 1:2 (twice in verse); Psalm 94:12 and some other parts of Chronicles, e.g. 1 Chronicles 22:12; 2Chronicles 6:16 (= 1 Kings 8:25 without ׳ת), refers to Deuteronomic code. (3) other passages of Chronicles may refer to code of D, but most of them certainly refer to the law of the Priests' code. The same is true of Malachi, Daniel and late Psalms. The phrases are: (ספר) תורת משׁה2Chronicles 23:18; 30:16; Ezra 3:2; Ezra 7:6; Nehemiah 8:1; Malachi 3:22; Daniel 9:11,13; תורת יהוה (ספר) Ezra 7:10; Nehemiah 9:3; 1 Chronicles 16:40; 2Chronicles 12:1; 17:9; 31:3,4; 34:14; 35:26; Psalm 19:8; Psalm 119:1; (ספר) תורת האלהים Nehemiah 8:18; Nehemiah 10:29; Nehemiah 10:30; ׳ספר הַתּ Nehemiah 8:3; ׳דִּבְרֵי הַתּ Nehemiah 8:9; Nehemiah 8:13; הַתּוֺרָה2Chron 14:3; 2 Chronicles 31:21; 33:8; Ezra 10:3; Nehemiah 8:2,7,14; Nehemiah 10:35; Nehemiah 10:37; Nehemiah 12:44; Nehemiah 13:3; מִּיךָ ׳תּ Psalm 119:72; תורתך Nehemiah 9:26,29,34; Daniel 9:11; Psalm 119:18; Psalm 119:29; Psalm 119:34; Psalm 119:44; Psalm 119:51; Psalm 119:53; Psalm 119:55; Psalm 119:61; Psalm 119:70; Psalm 119:77; Psalm 119:85; Psalm 119:92; Psalm 119:97; Psalm 119:109; Psalm 119:126; Psalm 119:136; Psalm 119:142; Psalm 119:150; Psalm 119:153; Psalm 119:163; Psalm 119:165; Psalm 119:174; תּוֺרָה (indefinite) "" חקים, מצוות Nehemiah 9:14.

3 custom, manner: תּוֺרַת הָאָדָם 2 Samuel 7:19 the manner of man, not of God, i.e. deal with me as man with man, Thes, law for man RV, but EwGeschichte. iii. 180 reads דּוֺרֹת (וַתַּרְאֵנִי) hast shewed me generations of men; so We Dr. — On ׳ת see further Dr on Deuteronomy 1:10; Deuteronomy 24:8; Deuteronomy 33:10 and references



Strong's
bullock, ox

Or torah {to-raw'}; from yarah; a precept or statute, especially the Decalogue or Pentateuch -- law.

see HEBREW yarah

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