Results for: Ketuvim

In Judaism

What does Ketuvim mean?

Ketuvim is Hebrew for 'writings' and refers to one section of the Tanakh, the Jewish 'bible'.   KETHUVIM (The Writings):   * Tehillim (Psalms)  * Mishlei (Proverbs)  * (MORE)

What are the Nevi'im and Ketuvim used for?

a) The Neviim are read from in the synagogue (the Haftarot, after the Torah is read) b) Parts of the Ketuvim form part of the yearly prayer-cycle (the five Megillot, plus ma (MORE)
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Do Jews believe the Nevi'im and Ketuvim are inspired by God?

Yes. The prophets and writings contain hundreds of verses that state so openly. The Rambam (Maimonides) lists ten levels of prophecy. The prophets were on a level below that (MORE)
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Who helped the Jews study the Torah the Nevi'im and the Ketuvim?

After the prophets, it was the sages of the Talmud (and then laterRabbis) who handed down the proper understanding and commentariesof the Torah, Nevi'im and Ketuvim.
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