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Masorah Line breaks: Ma|sorah
Pronunciation: /məˈsɔːrə/
(also Massorah)

Definition of Masorah in English:


(the Masorah)
The collection of information and comment on the text of the traditional Hebrew Bible by the Masoretes.


From Hebrew māsōrāh based on 'āsar 'to bind', later interpreted in the sense 'tradition' (as if from māsar 'hand down').

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