Definition of Mishnah

1. Noun. The first part of the Talmud; a collection of early oral interpretations of the scriptures that was compiled about AD 200.

Exact synonyms: Mishna
Generic synonyms: Religious Text, Religious Writing, Sacred Text, Sacred Writing
Group relationships: Talmud



Definition of Mishnah

1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Mishna) ¹

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Literary usage of Mishnah

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Short Survey of the Literature of Rabbinical and Mediæval Judaism by William Oscar Emil Oesterley, George Herbert Box (1920)
"The outcome of the labours of these various generations of Tannaim and of their predecessors was the mishnah with its allied literature, ..."

2. Parody in Jewish Literature by Israel Davidson (1907)
"J^-'nno VIB^SD mishnah 2. .возил nsso ñas si* э-n ... 1»Э рП te mishnah i. .043 13 ..."

3. Catalogue of the Hebrew Books in the Library of the British Museum by Joseph Zedner (1894)
"Heb. and Fr. pp. iv. ff. 42. Pari«, 1867. 16°. 1952. b. 36. mishnah. NEZIKIN. ... 35. . Drohobycz, [1889.] 4°. 01910. с. 9. mishnah. NEZIKIN. ..."

4. Sketches of Jewish Social Life in the Days of Christ by Alfred Edersheim (1881)
"There are two Talmuds—the Jerusalem and the Babylonian—to the text of the mishnah. The Babylonian Talmud is considerably younger than that of Jerusalem, ..."

5. The Early Christians in Rome by Henry Donald Maurice Spence-Jones (1911)
"This mishnah of R. Judah the Holy was adopted simultaneously by the Rabbis and Doctors ... Although the mishnah may be said to consist chiefly of Halachah, ..."

6. The Old and New Testament Connected in the History of the Jews and by Humphrey Prideaux (1845)
"The collection of those traditions they call the mishnah, that is, the second law, and those who delivered and taught them were styled the ..."

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