Definition of Ketubim
1. Noun. The third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures.
Generic synonyms: Religious Text, Religious Writing, Sacred Text, Sacred Writing
Terms within: Book Of Ruth, Ruth, 1 Chronicles, I Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Ii Chronicles, Book Of Ezra, Ezra, Book Of Nehemiah, Nehemiah, Book Of Esther, Esther, Book Of Job, Job, Book Of Psalms, Psalms, Book Of Proverbs, Proverbs, Book Of Ecclesiastes, Ecclesiastes, Canticle Of Canticles, Canticles, Song Of Solomon, Song Of Songs, Book Of Lamentations, Lamentations, Book Of Daniel, Book Of The Prophet Daniel, Daniel
Group relationships: Hebrew Scripture, Tanach, Tanakh
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Literary usage of Ketubim
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Practical Handbook for the Study of the Bible and of Bible Literature by Michael Seisenberger (1911)
"In the Hebrew Bible they are classed with the ketubim, but in the Septuagint and the Vulgate they follow the Book of Jeremias, as tradition names him as ..."
2. The Arguments of Romanists from the Infallibility of the Church and the by James Henley Thornwell (1845)
"The books of this third division, as would appear from the term ketubim itself, were usually described by a periphrasis, as there was no general name which ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"The miscellaneous character of the ketubim seems, in fact, to show that after the Law and the Prophète wre Close of the Old ..."
4. The Hebrew Scriptures in the Making by Max Leopold Margolis (1922)
"The whole is then spoken of as Torah, Nebiim, ketubim (^"3H by abbreviation). _, _ , The five books of the Torah are Gen- The Torah „ , T . . ,., , _. esis, ..."
5. Seven Puzzling Bible Books: A Supplement to "Who Wrote the Bible?" by Washington Gladden (1897)
"From being one of the disputed books of the ketubim it came to be the most esteemed of all; so that one of their great authorities, Moses Maimonides, ..."
6. Who Wrote the Bible?: A Book for the People by Washington Gladden (1900)
"By and by there were requests that this first part — the Chronicles — be admitted to the ketubim. The priests and the Levites of the temple would be sure to ..."