Pentateuchal Pen`ta*teu"chal, a. Of or pertaining to the Pentateuch. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pentateuchal — See Pentateuch. * * * …   Universalium

  • pentateuchal — adjective of or pertaining to the first five books of the Old Testament; the Pentateuch …   Wiktionary

  • pentateuchal — pentÉ™ tjuːkl adj. of the Pentateuch, of the Torah, of first five books of the Old Testament …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pentateuchal — pen·ta·teu·chal …   English syllables

  • pentateuchal — |pentə|tükəl, ə.|tyü adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Pentateuch, the first five books of the Old Testament (from Late Latin Pentateuchus, from Greek Pentateuchos, from penta + teuchos tool, implement, roll of writing material) +… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pentateuchal criticism — (or Pentateuchal studies) is the academic study of the origins and composition of the Pentateuch, the first five books of the bible. Originating in the 18th century, its most famous product is the documentary hypothesis, but the field is… …   Wikipedia

  • Pentateuch — Pentateuchal, adj. /pen teuh toohk , tyoohk /, n. the first five books of the Old Testament: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy. [ < LL Pentateuchus < LGk pentáteuchos, equiv. to Gk penta PENTA + teûchos tool, vessel ( …   Universalium

  • Pentateuch — • The name of the first five books of the Old Testament. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pentateuch     Pentatuch     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • BIBLE — THE CANON, TEXT, AND EDITIONS canon general titles the canon the significance of the canon the process of canonization contents and titles of the books the tripartite canon …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • biblical literature — Introduction       four bodies of written works: the Old Testament writings according to the Hebrew canon; intertestamental works, including the Old Testament Apocrypha; the New Testament writings; and the New Testament Apocrypha.       The Old… …   Universalium

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