Definition of Masorite

1. Noun. A scholar who is expert on the Masorah (especially one of the Jewish scribes who contributed to the Masorah).

Exact synonyms: Masorete, Massorete
Generic synonyms: Bookman, Scholar, Scholarly Person, Student



Definition of Masorite

1. n. One of the writers of the Masora.

Definition of Masorite

1. Noun. One of the writers of the masora. ¹

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Literary usage of Masorite

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A help for English readers to understand mis-translated passages in our Bible by John Hale Murray (1881)
"CHAPTER I. ERRORS ARISING FROM FOLLOWING THE POINTED masorite TEXT, INSTEAD OF THE OLD UNPOINTED HEBREW. IT is manifest to all who are acquainted'with the ..."

2. The Temperance Bible-commentary: Giving at One View, Version, Criticism, and by Frederic Richard Lees, Dawson Burns (1870)
"The word ' Sabeans' has particularly perplexed copyists and translators. The first three Hebrew letters are svb, and the masorite pointing gives the whole ..."

3. The Protestant Theological and Ecclesiastical Encyclopedia by John Henry Augustus Bomberger, Johann Jakob Herzog (1860)
"If we compare it with the present masorite text, we shall find л great number of variations, apart from those books for •which another recension was used, ..."

4. The temperance Bible commentary, by F.R. Lees and D. Burns by Frederic Richard Lees, James Dawson Burns (1868)
"The word ' Sabeans' has particularly perplexed copyists and translators. The first three Hebrew letters are svt, and the masorite pointing gives the whole ..."

5. The Works of the Rev. Daniel Waterland, D. D.: To which is Prefixed a Review by Daniel Waterland, William Van Mildert (1843)
"To this it may be answered, that the Hebrew text does not say that Isaiah so walked for three years together: but the masorite punctuation has carefully ..."

6. The Freemasons' Monthly Magazine by Charles Whitlock Moore (1861)
"Ewald derives the word from hayah, the pre-masorite, ancient form of ... it not only the pre-masorite, but the pre- Mosaic form of the verb. ..."

7. Church Essays by George Cumming McWhorter (1864)
"Ewald derives the word from hayah, the pre-masorite, ancient form of havah, ... Most probably, hayah is not only the pre-masorite, but the pre-Mosaic form ..."

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