Definition of Midrashim

1. Noun. (plural of Midrash) ¹



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Definition of Midrashim

1. midrash [n] - See also: midrash

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Midrashim

midprice
midpriced
midpursuit
midquarter
midquel
midquels
midquestion
midrace
midrange
midranges
midranking
midrapidities
midrapidity
midrash
midrashic
midrashim (current term)
midrashot
midrashoth
midrib
midribs
midriff
midriffs
midrise
midrises
midroll
midround
midrun
mids
midsaggital
midsagittal

Literary usage of Midrashim

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1. 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)
"Distinct from this general kind of midrashim are those called ... As the object of this latter kind of midrashim was not to determine the precise ..."

2. History of Interpretation: Eight Lectures Preached Before the University of by Frederic William Farrar (1886)
"What has been said of the Talmud applies in general to all the Rabbinic writings and to the whole collection of midrashim, of which the most celebrated are ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"Many midrashim contain consecutive exposition of some book of the Old Testament, eg, Genesis rabba; others consist of homilies based either on the cycle of ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Like many less ancient discourses, the midrashim are apt to suffer when read in ... The Jewish midrashim.—The earlier stages in the growth of the extant ..."

5. The International Critical Commentary on the Holy Scriptures of the Old and by Samuel Rolles Driver, Alfred Plummer, Charles Augustus Briggs (1908)
"This last midrash Gaster regards as the earliest of all the Esther midrashim, but in this opinion he is not followed by other critics. ..."

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