Definition of Cabbala

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

Exact synonyms: Cabala, Cabbalah, Kabala, Kabbala, 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, Cabbalah, Kabala, Kabbala, Kabbalah, Qabbala, Qabbalah
Generic synonyms: Theosophy
Category relationships: Judaism

Definition of Cabbala

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Cabbala

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

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Literary usage of Cabbala

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

1. Modern Judaism: Or, A Brief Account of the Opinions, Traditions, Rites by John Allen (1830)
"The Theoretical Cabbala subdivided into two Species,—Symbolical and Literal. —Some Account of each.—Different Opinions of the ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and (1823)
"Cabbala, according to the Hebrew style, has a very distinct signification ... The Hebrew cabbala signifies tradition ; and the rabbins, who are called cab- ..."

3. Jewish Services in Synagogue and Home by Lewis Naphtali Dembitz (1898)
"CHAPTER V SECRET LORE, OR Cabbala POSSIBLY in very early and certainly in very late times the secret lore, known as Cabbala ..."

4. Observations on the Attempted Application of Pantheistic Principles to the by William Hodge Mill (1861)
"ON THE PANTHEISM OF THE Cabbala. IT has been made a matter of controversy whether the Cabbala is pantheistic and contains the germ of Spinozism. ..."

5. The Hebrew Review and Magazine of Rabbinical Literature by Morris Raphall (1835)
"THE Cabbala of the according to the assertions of its professors, a divine, ... \Ve call it " the Cabbala of the Jews," because in its doctrines the Jewish ..."

6. An Essay on the Doctrine of the Trinity: Attempting to Prove it by Reason by James Kidd (1815)
"DROVING THE DOCTRINE FROM THE SENTIMENTS OF THE Cabbala, AND OTHER ... This work, called the Cabbala, is the oldest human composition among the Jews, ..."

7. The Miscellaneous and Posthumous Works of Henry Thomas Buckle by Henry Thomas Buckle (1872)
"But Milman (History of Christianity, vol. ip 64) thinks the Cabbala anterior to Christ; and says, though without any proof, that it was " the chief parent ..."

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