Greek/Hebrew Definitions

Strong's #8451: towrah (pronounced to-raw')

or torah {to-raw'}; from 3384; a precept or statute, especially the Decalogue or Pentateuch:--law.

Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

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1) law, direction, instruction

1a) instruction, direction (human or divine)

1a1) body of prophetic teaching

1a2) instruction in Messianic age

1a3) body of priestly direction or instruction

1a4) body of legal directives

1b) law

1b1) law of the burnt offering

1b2) of special law, codes of law

1c) custom, manner

1d) the Deuteronomic or Mosaic Law

Part of Speech: noun feminine

Relation: from H3384


This word is used 219 times:

Nehemiah 8:2: "the priest brought the law before the congregation both of men"
Nehemiah 8:3: "of all the people were attentive unto the book of the law."
Nehemiah 8:7: "caused the people to understand the law: and the people stood in their place."
Nehemiah 8:8: "So they read in the book in the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense, and caused them to understand"
Nehemiah 8:9: "when they heard the words of the law."
Nehemiah 8:13: "the scribe, even to understand the words of the law."
Nehemiah 8:14: "And they found written in the law which the LORD had commanded by Moses,"
Nehemiah 8:18: "day, he read in the book of the law of God. And they kept the feast seven"
Nehemiah 9:3: "their place, and read in the book of the law of the LORD their God one fourth part of the day;"
Nehemiah 9:13: "and gavest them right judgments, and true laws, good statutes and commandments:"
Nehemiah 9:14: "and commandedst them precepts, statutes, and laws, by the hand of Moses thy servant:"
Nehemiah 9:26: "and rebelled against thee, and cast thy law behind their backs, and slew thy prophets"
Nehemiah 9:29: "And testifiedst against them, that thou mightest bring them again unto thy law: yet they dealt proudly, and hearkened not"
Nehemiah 9:34: "nor our fathers, kept thy law, nor hearkened unto thy commandments"
Nehemiah 10:28: "from the people of the lands unto the law of God, their wives, their sons,"
Nehemiah 10:29: "and into an oath, to walk in God's law, which was given by Moses"
Nehemiah 10:34: "the altar of the LORD our God, as it is written in the law:"
Nehemiah 10:36: "of our sons, and of our cattle, as it is written in the law, and the firstlings of our herds and of our flocks, to bring"
Nehemiah 12:44: "into them out of the fields of the cities the portions of the law for the priests and Levites: for Judah"
Nehemiah 13:3: "Now it came to pass, when they had heard the law, that they separated from Israel all"
Job 22:22: "Receive, I pray thee, the law from his mouth, and lay up his words in thine heart."
Psalms 1:2: "But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day"
Psalms 1:2: "But his delight is in the law of the LORD; and in his law doth he meditate day and night."
Psalms 19:7: " The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure,"
Psalms 37:31: " The law of his God is in his heart; none of his steps shall slide."
Psalms 40:8: "to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart."
Psalms 78:1: "of Asaph. Give ear, O my people, to my law: incline your ears to the words of my mouth."
Psalms 78:5: "a testimony in Jacob, and appointed a law in Israel, which he commanded"
Psalms 78:10: "of God, and refused to walk in his law;"
Psalms 89:30: "If his children forsake my law, and walk not in my judgments;"
Psalms 94:12: "thou chastenest, O LORD, and teachest him out of thy law;"
Psalms 105:45: "they might observe his statutes, and keep his laws. Praise ye the LORD."
Psalms 119:1: "are the undefiled in the way, who walk in the law of the LORD."
Psalms 119:18: "thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law."
Psalms 119:29: "from me the way of lying: and grant me thy law graciously."
Psalms 119:34: "Give me understanding, and I shall keep thy law; yea, I shall observe it with my whole heart."
Psalms 119:44: "So shall I keep thy law continually forever and ever."
Psalms 119:51: "have had me greatly in derision: yet have I not declined from thy law."
Psalms 119:53: "hath taken hold upon me because of the wicked that forsake thy law."
Psalms 119:55: "O LORD, in the night, and have kept thy law."
Psalms 119:61: "have robbed me: but I have not forgotten thy law."
Psalms 119:70: "as grease; but I delight in thy law."
Psalms 119:72: " The law of thy mouth is better unto me than thousands of gold and silver."
Psalms 119:77: "come unto me, that I may live: for thy law is my delight."
Psalms 119:85: "pits for me, which are not after thy law."
Psalms 119:92: "Unless thy law had been my delights, I should then have perished in mine affliction."
Psalms 119:97: "O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day."
Psalms 119:109: "in my hand: yet do I not forget thy law."
Psalms 119:113: "I hate vain thoughts: but thy law do I love."
Psalms 119:126: "for thee, LORD, to work: for they have made void thy law."

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