Which derives from an Hebrew word
that means "tradition": Masoretes or
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The word Masoretes - which derives from the Hebrew
masoret , tradition - denotes
a group of Tiberian rabbinical scholars who between about the 7th and 10th
centuries CE created a standardized version of the Hebrew Bible (i.e., the
Masoretic text) for posterity.
word Gematria denotes a method of Torah interpretation that assigns
numerical values to words and names. The idea is that these numbers and their
numerical relationships add another level of interpretation to the
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