Definition of Kabbalah

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

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

Definition of Kabbalah

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of Kaballah) ¹

2. Noun. (alternative spelling of Kabballah) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Kabbalah

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Kabbalah

K complex
K luyvera
K particle
K ration
K rations
K region
K shell
K virus
Ka
Ka'ba
Kaaba
Kabala
Kabardian
Kabardino-Balkariya
Kabbala
Kabbalah
Kabbalist
Kabballah
Kabolin
Kabuki
Kabul
Kabulese
Kabuli
Kabuverdianu
Kabyle
Kabyles
Kacee
Kach
Kachaturian
Kachin

Literary usage of Kabbalah

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"THE kabbalah BY SAMUEL A. BINION JHE mass of literature and of learning which the word kabbalah designates is abstruse and difficult; but a knowledge of it ..."

2. The Messiah Idea in Jewish History by Julius Hillel Greenstone (1906)
"CHAPTER V THE DEVELOPMENT IN THE kabbalah Action and Reaction in Human History—Excessive Rationalism produces Mysticism—Mysticism Valuable in Time of ..."

3. The International Standard: A Magazine Devoted to the Discussion and (1885)
"Listen to the story of its birth, growth and maturity as told by its followers : The kabbalah was first taught by God himself to a select company of angels, ..."

4. Spinoza, His Life and Philosophy: His Life and Philosophy by Frederick Pollock (1899)
"The possible influence of the kabbalah on Spinoza has been discussed from time to time ever since Spinoza's writings have been an object of notice to the ..."

5. Buddhism in Christendom, Or, Jesus, the Essene by Arthur Lillie (1887)
"Scholars of the calibre of Reuchlin, Joel, and M. Franck, of the Institute of France, affirm that we have it still in the " kabbalah. ..."

6. History of Civilization by Emory Adams Allen (1887)
"... of the Persian Period—Nature of the Messianic Hope—The Jewish kabbalah—Dispersion of the Jews—Moral State of the World—Worship of Mithras —Hellenism—The ..."

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