Definition of Haftarahs
1. haftarah [n] - See also: haftarah
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Literary usage of Haftarahs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Literary Remains of the Late Emanuel Deutsch: With a Brief Memoir by Emanuel Deutsch (1874)
"... existed to the haftarahs, which had at one time been translated perhaps, like the portion from the Law, in public; but we have seen that entire books, ..."
2. Euphemistic Liturgical Appendixes in the Old Testament by Karl Josef Grimm (1901)
"The present annual cycle of the haftarahs is of Babylonian origin. The earlier Palestinian system was a triennial cycle corresponding to the triennial cycle ..."
3. The Book of Delight, and Other Papers by Israel Abrahams (1912)
"Hence one finds in libraries so many parchment scrolls containing only the haftarahs. The Hebrew word for letter ..."