Third Division of Hebrew Bible

F. J. Weismann weismann at fibertel.com.ar
Thu Aug 23 14:25:54 EDT 2001



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From: "Brian Tucker" <editor at journalofbiblicalstudies.org>
To: "Biblical Hebrew" <b-hebrew at franklin.oit.unc.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2001 9:53 AM
Subject: Third Division of Hebrew Bible


> I'm compiling a list of what the third division of the Hebrew Bible was
> called in antiquity, so far I have:
> 1. the Psalms
> 2. the Writings
>
> It seems like there was at least one more name, could someone help me with
> that?
>
> Thanks,
> Brian
> ---------------------------------------------------
> Brian Tucker
> Michigan Theological Seminary
> Riverview, MI
> editor at journalofbiblicalstudies.org
> http://journalofbiblicalstudies.org
>
> HI,

Yes, the "third" part of the Masoretic Text (MT) or Hebrew Bible is commonly
known as "Kethubim"=Writings=Hagiographa. Therefore:TaNaKh=Torah, Prophets
and Writings. Other name is simply "Mikra".

I hope it's right.

Rergards,

Francis J. Weismann                      weismann at fibertel.com.ar
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