Definition of Mezuzoth

1. n. A piece of parchment bearing the Decalogue and attached to the doorpost; -- in use among orthodox Hebrews.



Definition of Mezuzoth

1. Noun. (plural of mezuzah) ¹

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Definition of Mezuzoth

1. mezuzah [n] - See also: mezuzah

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mezuzoth

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mezuzoth (current term)
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Literary usage of Mezuzoth

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1. Modern Judaism: Or, A Brief Account of the Opinions, Traditions, Rites by John Allen (1830)
"mezuzoth, or Schedules for Door-posts. THE rabbies have given many directions about the materials, form, and colour of the garments to be worn by their ..."

2. A historical ... dictionary of the holy Bible by John Brown (1866)
"There are some more devout than the rest that put them on at the afternoon prayers too, but these are but few. The use of mezuzoth or inscriptions for the ..."

3. A manual of scripture history: an analysis of the historical books of the by Walter John B. Richards (1880)
"The mezuzoth were tubes, also containing a few verses of the Law, and were fastened to the ... In the mezuzoth were Deut. vi. 4-9, and Deut. xi. 13-21. 288. ..."

4. New Edition of the Babylonian Talmud (1899)
"Holy Scrolls, Phylacteries, or mezuzoth must not be written on the middle ... GEMARA: The rabbis taught: One may write Phylacteries and mezuzoth for his own ..."

5. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1892)
"Not, as with the ignorant and superstitious, is the mezuzoth here supposed to guard the dwelling against malign influences, ..."

6. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1877)
"But the only arguments which, as far as they go, seem to me really valid,1 are those which (i) point out the affinity both of phylacteries and mezuzoth to ..."

7. The History of the Talmud, from the Time of Its Formation, about 200 B. C by Michael Lewy Rodkinson (1903)
"... of the Talmud to its former splendor in his days, when in Spain it was almost stopped, and along with it many ceremonies, as phylacteries, mezuzoth and ..."

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