Definition of Zohar in English:

Zohar

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Pronunciation: /ˈzəʊhɑː
 
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noun

  • The chief text of the Jewish Kabbalah, presented as an allegorical or mystical interpretation of the Pentateuch.
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    • The center's students are encouraged to buy copies of the Zohar, an expensive purchase.
    • I was the first person to translate the whole Zohar in 23 volumes from Aramaic into English.
    • Furthermore, the Zohar says, Adam is an acronym standing for the three milestones of human history.

Origin

from Hebrew zōhar, literally 'light, splendour'.

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