Definition of Parashioth
1. parashah [n] - See also: parashah
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Literary usage of Parashioth
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A General Introduction to the Sacred Scriptures: In a Series of by Joseph Dixon (1853)
"The Jews, moreover, divided the Law into portions, parashioth, according to the number of Sabbaths in the year: one of these portions was ordered to be read ..."
2. Practical Handbook for the Study of the Bible and of Bible Literature by Michael Seisenberger (1911)
"They stand in the same relation to the parashioth as our epistles to the gospels. There is besides these a division into sedarim, ie classes, rows, ..."
3. The Holy Bible, Containing the Old and New Testaments: The Text Carefully by Adam Clarke (1837)
"1534. The middle verse of-Genesis is the fortieth-of chap, xxv ii. : By thy sword-shall thou live. ' The parashioth, or greater sections, are twelve. ..."
4. Modern Judaism: Or, A Brief Account of the Opinions, Traditions, Rites by John Allen (1830)
"In the parashioth, as the whole of the Pentateuch is read, I have thought it unnecessary ... 1—12. * xi. 7. to xii. 11. -}- xii. 12. to xiii. 16. parashioth ..."
5. The Itinerary of Rabbi Benjamin of Tudela by Benjamin, Adolf Asher, Leopold Zunz, Fuerchtegott Schemaja Lebrecht (1840)
"They follow different customs regarding the division of the Pentateuch into parashioth and S'darim.1' a. Exod. I. 11. b. The Pentateuch is divided into 54 ..."
6. The Itinerary of Rabbi Benjamin of Tudela by Benjamin, Adolf Asher, Leopold Zunz (1840)
"The Pentateuch is divided into 54 parashioth of 7 Portions each, and the custom of the babylonians as described in the text is practised at present almost ..."
7. The Penny Cyclopædia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain), George Long (1835)
"The parashioth, or ' sections,' are subdivided into seven smaller divisions, ... The parashioth, which in regularly written manuscripts commenced a line, ..."