Definition of Masoretic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the Masorah.

Partainyms: Masorah
Derivative terms: Masorah

Definition of Masoretic

1. a. Of or relating to the Masora, or to its authors.

Definition of Masoretic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the Masora, or to its authors. Masoretic points and accents, the vowel points and accents of the Hebrew text of the Bible, of which the first mention is in the Masora. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Masoretic

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Mason-Dixon Line
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Mason and Dixon's Line
Mason and Dixon Line
Mason jar
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Masoretic (current term)

Literary usage of Masoretic

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1. A Critical and Historical Introduction to the Canonical Scriptures of the by Wilhelm Martin Leberecht De Wette (1843)
"Thus the masoretic text -preserves the veracity of the prophet, who, according to the ... But their order is different from that of the masoretic text, ..."

2. The Doctrine of Sacred Scripture: A Critical, Historical, and Dogmatic by George Trumbull Ladd (1883)
"To attempt to vindicate the perfect accuracy of the text as formed in the Talmudic era, and this after having discovered that the Masoretic version must be ..."

3. Hebrew Grammar with a Copious Syntax and a Praxis by Moses Stuart (1821)
"In the common editions of the Bible, with Masoretic notes, &.C, a little circle over any word, (as RX*in) shews that the margin is to be consulted, ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The name of aplace, according to the Masoretic text (I Par.,ii, 24); but there is little or no doubt that, with the Vulgate and ..."

5. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"This Masoretic text docs not present the original form but a text which within ... When and how this official Masoretic text was fixed was formerly a matter ..."

6. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by William Smith (1892)
"... difficulties in the Masoretic Text.о 4. The joui-lli class exhibits readings in which apparent deficiencies have been corrected or eup- ..."

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