[b-hebrew] soferim vs. sopherim

Petr Tomasek tomasek at etf.cuni.cz
Tue Jan 15 05:59:09 EST 2008

On Thu, Jan 03, 2008 at 05:31:39PM -0500, Oun Kwon wrote:
> As written in English, soferim and sopherim are from the same Hebrew word, I
> believe.
> I am a little confused though, since when I google it, each does give off
> different listing. Basically soferim = something of Talmud; whereas sopherim
> = scribes. On the other hand the singular sofer and sopher seems same.
> I hope I am not making a fool myself. Can you help clear my ignorance in
> Hebrew?
> Thank you. And Happy New Year.

To my knowledge there is no difference in those terms (even i hebrew not!).

Petr Tomasek

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