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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 \n24:12) in 1312 BCE. Moses taught it to the people (Exodus ch.34), \nputting it in writing before his deat (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)
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What is the use of the Tanakh?

The word "Tanakh" is the combination of all the Jewish prophets, including the Torah. The Tanakh is learned 1) because of the mitzva (Divine precept) to learn the prophecies, (MORE)
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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)
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Why is the Tanakh called the tanakh?

'tah-NAKH' is a Hebrew 3-letter acronym, formed by the initial letters of the Hebrew words for. -- Torah. -- Prophets ('neh-VEE-ihm'). -- Writings ('kheh-TOO-vihm'). So it (MORE)
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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)
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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 y (MORE)
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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)
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Who wrote the Tanakh?

The Torah was transcribed by Moses, but spoken by God. Other partsof Tanach were written by various prophets and kings. Answer 2 . The Torah (the Five Books of Moses): (MORE)