the first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit
Syn: ↑Torah, ↑Pentateuch
Instance Hypernyms: ↑sacred text, ↑sacred writing, ↑religious writing, ↑religious text
Part Holonyms: ↑Tanakh, ↑Tanach, ↑Hebrew Scripture, ↑Old Testament
Part Meronyms:

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plural of law
present third singular of law

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