Torah – God moral teachings and Instructions
- March 8, 2013
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The hebrew word “Torah” means God’s moral teachings and instructions (/ˈtɔːrə/; Hebrew: תּוֹרָה, “Instruction”, “Teaching”).
The word “Torah” in Hebrew is derived from the root ירה, which in the hifil conjugation means “to guide/teach” (cf. Lev. 10:11) include custom, theory, guidance, or system.
Teachings and instructions which transmits the moral values or system of life into the human genetic traits and nature.
The commandments (Mitzvah) of God which connects the human (genetic traits) to the blessings that are concealed in the tree of life—Genesis 22:14.
The other meanings; the Torah is the five books of Moses, The names of each of these books in Hebrew are taken from the first phrase in each book:
1: Bereshit (“In [the] beginning”, Genesis),
2: “Shemot” (“Names“, Exodus),
3: Vayikra (“He called”, Leviticus),
4: Bamidbar (“In the desert”, Numbers) and
5: Devarim (“Words”, Deuteronomy),
Also Being the first five books of the Tanakh, This also includes the Rabbinic commentaries on it.
The Torah; (what most of the Christians refer to as the old testament) is the Jewish code of teachings and practicing of a Hebrew culture.
Torah consists of the foundational narrative of the Jewish people: their call into being by their God, their trials and tribulations, and their covenant with their God, which involves following a way of life (halakha) embodied in a set of religious obligations and Jewish civil laws.
Torah” is used in the general sense to include both rabbinic Judaism’s written law and oral law containing God’s mitzvah.
The Torah is written on a scroll, which is recited (read out loud) in the Jewish synagogues every Sabbath, and on the Holy feasts of God.
Article written by Apostle Ngabo Alex