Definition of Kabbala

1. Noun. An esoteric or occult matter resembling the Kabbalah that is traditionally secret.

Exact synonyms: Cabala, Cabbala, Cabbalah, Kabala, Kabbalah, Qabala, Qabalah
Generic synonyms: Arcanum, Secret
Derivative terms: Cabalistic, Kabbalistic, Qabalistic



2. Noun. An esoteric theosophy of rabbinical origin based on the Hebrew scriptures and developed between the 7th and 18th centuries.
Exact synonyms: Cabala, Cabbala, Cabbalah, Kabala, Kabbalah, Qabbala, Qabbalah
Generic synonyms: Theosophy
Category relationships: Judaism

Definition of Kabbala

1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Kaballah) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kabbala

1. cabala [n -S] - See also: cabala

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Literary usage of Kabbala

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1. History of the Jews by Heinrich Graetz, Philipp Bloch (1895)
"... Judaism—Complete Triumph of the Kabbala—The Disciples of Isaac Lurya—Vital Calabrese, Abraham de Herrera, and Isaiah Hurwitz—Immanuel Aboab—Uriel da ..."

2. History of the Jews by Heinrich Graetz, Philipp Bloch (1902)
"... Ibn-Ezra, and the Kabbala—Solomon of Montpellier calls in the aid of the ... of the Kabbala—Azriel and Ezra—Doctrines of the Kabbala—Jacob ben Sheshet ..."

3. A Short History of Jewish Literature: From the Fall of the Temple (70 C.E by Israel Abrahams (1906)
"Jewish mysticism passed through all these stages. Kabbala—as mysticism was called—really means " Tradition," and the name proves that the theory ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"If the tree should be judged by its fruits, the vagaries of the Kabbala, the last term of the natural evolution of the Hagada, make evident the falsity of ..."

5. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1835)
"The evil is the natural consequence of assembling a multitude in a state of excitement. KABUL. (See Afghanistan.) Kabbala. (See Cabala. ..."

6. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1831)
"The evil is the natural consequence of assembling a multitude in a state of excitement. Kabbala. (See Cabala.) KÄMPFER, Engelbrecht, a famous traveller, ..."

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