targum


targum

noun, plural Tar·gums, Hebrew Tar·gu·mim [Sephardic Hebrew tahr-goo-meem; Ashkenazic Hebrew tahrgoo-mim] /Sephardic Hebrew tɑr guˈmim; Ashkenazic Hebrew tɑrˈgu mɪm/.

  1. a translation or paraphrase in Aramaic of a book or division of the Old Testament.

noun

  1. an Aramaic translation, usually in the form of an expanded paraphrase, of various books or sections of the Old Testament

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