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In Hebrew it means "613" but it has come to denote "the 613 commandments." What word is it?




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Answer: Taryag

In Hebrew the word Taryag denotes the number 613 ( and further denotes the 613 commandments found in the Tanakh, 248 positive and 365 negative mitsvot. (Note that the gerashim indicates an acronym also that the use of letters as numbers is called Gematria).


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