[b-hebrew] Inspiration

Yitzhak Sapir yitzhaksapir at gmail.com
Mon Aug 1 23:33:56 EDT 2005


Shoshanna Walker wrote:
> The "Hebrew Bible" is the Torah, the whole collection including the
> Prophets and Writings is the Tanach - Torah, Neviim, Ketubim
> 
> Shoshanna

If we're getting into vocabulary, I've always understood the "Hebrew Bible"
to be a translation of "Tanakh", but being free of the connotations that
the more Christian term "Old Testament" applies to it.

ie: Pentateuch = Chumash or Torah, Hebrew Bible = Tanakh

Yitzhak Sapir



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