Definition of Masorete

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

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Masorete

Masini's sign
Maslow's hierarchy
Mason-Dixon Line
Mason-Pfiser virus
Mason City
Mason and Dixon's Line
Mason and Dixon Line
Mason jar
Mason operation
Masorete (current term)

Literary usage of Masorete

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

1. Ancient Egypt: Her Monuments, Hieroglyphics, History and Archæology, and by George Robins Gliddon (1847)
"The differences, on comparing the masorete and Samaritan Hebrew texts, with that of the Septuagint, and the annals of Josephus, amount, in the generations ..."

2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"... and the Latin Church, but which we now call the Lord's Supper and the Holy Communion. Prof ter, Hist. Book of Com. Prayer, p. 305. Masorete, «• Same as ..."

3. The Works of Flavius Josephus: To which are Added Three Dissertations by Flavius Josephus (1839)
"33. Nor was there any sense iti borrow- in; or lending, when the Israelites were finally departing out of the land for ever. ' Why our Masorete copy so ..."

4. A connection of sacred and profane history, from the death of Joshua to the by Michael Russell (1865)
"have elapsed between the Flood and the birth of Abraham ; rejecting, of course, the abbreviated scheme of the Masorete Hebrew text, which reduces that ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1833)
"... that the vowel points and accents are not an essential part of the Hebrew language, but were inserted by the Masorete Jews of Tiberias, not earlier than ..."

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