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What was the tanakh written for?

The prophets were moved by Divine inspiration to put their prophecies into writing. These would serve as permanent instruction and as portents.
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How old is the tanakh?

According to tradition, the Torah was given by God to Moses (Exodus   24:12) in 1312 BCE. Moses taught it to the people (Exodus ch.34),   putting it in writing before (MORE)
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What does Tanakh mean?

"Tanakh" is an acronym, not a regular word. It is an abbreviation containing the first letter of each of the three words Torah, Neviim (prophets) and Ketuvim (Writings). These (MORE)

When was the Tanakh written?

The Talmud states (in Bava Batra 14b-15a) that each prophet wrote the book that bears his name. This took place during the one thousand years from the time of Moses until the (MORE)

Where does the tanakh come from?

israel    Answer:  The Torah (the Five Books of Moses): According to tradition, the  Torah was given by God to Moses (Exodus 24:12) in 1312 BCE. Moses  taught it to (MORE)
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Who was the tanakh written by?

a variety of people Tanach stand for Torah (five books of Moses) Niviim (prophets) and Kittuvim (commentaries) the Tanach is simply the three combined into one physical book
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How did the Tanakh come to be?

The Torah (the Five Books of Moses): According to tradition, theTorah was given by God to Moses (Exodus 24:12) in 1312 BCE. Mosestaught it to the people (Exodus ch.34), and pu (MORE)

What is the size of the tanakh?

It is technically 24 books split into three sections: The Torah("Teaching", also known as the Five Books of Moses), Nevi'im("Prophets"), and Ketuvim ("Writings"). To give yo (MORE)

Is Genesis in the Tanakh?

Yes - only in the original Hebrew. Translations will give you a look at the Tanakh but are not the text of the Tanakh. Why yes. Yes it is. Yes, that's exactly where you can (MORE)