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#1. HEBREW WORD STUDIES on
תּוֹרָה 'torah' meaning 'Law'
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This is a thorough bible study about the meaning of the Hebrew word תּוֹרָה, 'torah' translated 'Law', Strong's 8451, in the Old Testament. It gives every verse where the word "torah" appears from Genesis to 2 Chronicles. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word torah appears in the Hebrew, the translation of it is highlighted with bold and yellow. In Hebrew the suffixes and some prepositions are added to the basic word to enhance the meaning, and where this has been done the meaning of the suffix or preposition has been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.
Genesis 26:5 Because that Abraham obeyed my voice, and kept my charge, my commandments, my statutes, and my laws.
Exodus 12:49 One law shall be to him who is home-born, and to the stranger who sojourns among you.
13:9 And it shall be for a sign to you upon your hand, and for a memorial between your eyes, that Yahweh's law may be in your mouth: for with a strong hand Yahweh has brought you out of Egypt.
16:4 Then said Yahweh to Moses, Behold, I will rain bread from heaven for you; and the people shall go out and gather a certain rate every day, that I may prove them, whether they will walk in my law, or not.
16:28 And Yahweh said to Moses, How long do you refuse to keep my commandments and my laws?
18:16 When they have a matter, they come to me; and I judge between one and another, and I do make them know the statutes of God, and his laws.
18:20 And you shall teach them ordinances and laws, and shall show them the way in which they must walk, and the work that they must do.
24:12 And Yahweh said to Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there: and I will give you tablets of stone, and a law (Lit. the law), and commandments which I have written; that you may teach them.
Leviticus 6:9 Command Aaron and his sons, saying, This is the law of the burnt offering: It is the burnt offering, because of the burning upon the altar all night until the morning, and the fire of the altar shall be burning in it.
6:14 And this is the law of the meat offering: the sons of Aaron shall offer it before Yahweh, before the altar.
6:25 Speak to Aaron and to his sons, saying, This is the law of the sin offering: In the place where the burnt offering is killed shall the sin offering be killed before Yahweh: it is most holy.
7:1 Likewise this is the law of the trespass offering: it is most holy.
7:7 As the sin offering is, so is the trespass offering: there is one law for them: the priest who makes atonement with it shall have it.
7:11 And this is the law of the sacrifice of peace offerings, which he shall offer to Yahweh.
7:37 This is the law of the burnt offering, of the meat offering, and of the sin offering, and of the trespass offering, and of the consecrations, and of the sacrifice of the peace offerings;
11:46 This is the law of the beasts, and of the birds, and of every living creature that moves in the waters, and of every creature that creeps upon the earth:
12:7 Who shall offer it before Yahweh, and make an atonement for her; and she shall be cleansed from the issue of her blood. This is the law for her who has borne a male or a female.
13:59 This is the law of the plague of leprosy in a garment of woollen or linen, either in the warp, or woof, or any thing of skins, to pronounce it clean, or to pronounce it unclean.
14:1 And Yahweh spoke to Moses, saying,
14:2 This shall be the law of the leper in the day of his cleansing: He shall be brought to the priest:
14:32 This is the law of him in whom is the plague of leprosy, whose hand is not able to get that which pertains to his cleansing.
14:54 This is the law for all manner of plague of leprosy, and scurf,
14:57 To teach when it is unclean, and when it is clean: this is the law of leprosy.
15:32 This is the law of him who has an issue, and of him whose seed goes from him, and is defiled by it;
26:46 These are the statutes and judgments and laws, which Yahweh made between him and the children of Israel in mount Sinai by the hand of Moses.
Numbers 5:29 This is the law of jealousies, when a wife goes aside to another instead of her husband, and is defiled;
5:30 Or when the spirit of jealousy comes upon him, and he be jealous over his wife, and shall set the woman before the Yahweh, and the priest shall execute upon her all this law.
6:13 And this is the law of the Nazarite, when the days of his separation are fulfilled: he shall be brought to the door of the tabernacle of the congregation:
6:21 This is the law of the Nazarite who has vowed, and of his offering to Yahweh for his separation, beside that that his hand shall get: according to the vow which he vowed, so he must do after the law of his separation.
15:16 One law and one manner shall be for you, and for the stranger who sojourns with you.
15:29 You shall have one law for him who sins through ignorance, both for him who is born among the children of Israel, and for the stranger who sojourns among them.
19:1 And Yahweh spoke to Moses and to Aaron, saying,
19:2 This is the ordinance of the law which Yahweh has commanded, saying, Speak to the children of Israel, that they bring a red heifer without spot, in which is no blemish, and upon which never came yoke:
19:14 This is the law, when a man dies in a tent: all that come into the tent, and all that is in the tent, shall be unclean seven days.
19;21 And Eleazar the priest said to the men of war which went to the battle, This is the ordinance of the law which Yahweh commanded Moses;
Deuteronomy 1:5 On this side Jordan, in the land of Moab, Moses began to declare this law, saying,
4:8 And what nation is there so great, that has statutes and judgments so righteous as all this law, which I set before you this day?
4:44 And this is the law which Moses set before the children of Israel:
17:11 According to the sentence of the law which they shall teach you, and according to the judgment which they shall tell you, you shall do: you shall not decline from the sentence which they shall show you, to the right hand, nor to the left.
17;18 And it shall be, when he sits upon the throne of his kingdom, that he shall write himself a copy of this law in a book out of that which is before the priests, the Levites:
17;19 And it shall be with him, and he shall read in it all the days of his life: that he may learn to fear Yahweh his God, to keep all the words of this law and these statutes, to do them:
27:3 And you shall write upon them all the words of this law, when you are passed over, that you may go in to the land which Yahweh your God gives you, a land that flows with milk and honey; as Yahweh God of your fathers has promised you.
27:8 And you shall write upon the stones all the words of this law very plainly.
27:26 Cursed be he who does not confirm all the words of this law to do them. And all the people shall say, Amen.
28:58 If you will not observe to do all the words of this law that are written in this book, that you may fear this glorious and fearful name, Yahweh, your God;
28;61 Also every sickness, and every plague, which is not written in the book of this law, them will Yahweh bring upon you, until you be destroyed.
29:21 And Yahweh shall separate him to evil out of all the tribes of Israel, according to all the curses of the covenant that are written in this book of the law:
29:29 The secret things belong to Yahweh our God: but those things which are revealed belong to us and to our children for ever, that we may do all the words of this law.
31:9 And Moses wrote this law, and delivered it to the priests the sons of Levi, who bore the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, and to all the elders of Israel.
31:11 When all Israel is come to appear before Yahweh your God in the place which he shall choose, you shall read this law before all Israel in their hearing.
31:12 Gather the people together, men, and women, and children, and your stranger that is within your gates, that they may hear, and that they may learn, and fear Yahweh your God, and observe to do all the words of this law:
31L24 And it came to pass, when Moses had made an end of writing the words of this law in a book, until they were finished,
31:25 That Moses commanded the Levites, who bore the ark of the covenant of Yahweh, saying,
31:26 Take this book of the law, and put it in the side of the ark of the covenant of Yahweh your God, that it may be there for a witness against you.
32:46 And he said to them, Set your hearts to all the words which I testify among you this day, which you shall command your children to observe to do, all the words of this law.
33:4 Moses commanded us a law, even the inheritance of the congregation of Jacob.
Joshua 1:7 Only be you strong and very courageous, that you may observe to do according to all the law, which Moses my servant commanded you: do not turn from it to the right hand or to the left, that you may prosper wherever you go.
1:8 This book of the law shall not depart out of your mouth; but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it: for then you shall make your way prosperous, and then you shall have good success.
8:31 As Moses the servant of Yahweh commanded the children of Israel, as it is written in the book of the law of Moses, an altar of whole stones, over which no man has lift up any iron: and they offered on it burnt offerings to Yahweh, and sacrificed peace offerings.
8:32 And he wrote there upon the stones a copy of the law of Moses, which he wrote in the presence of the children of Israel.
8:34 And afterward he read all the words of the law, the blessings and cursing, according to all that is written in the book of the law.
22:5 But take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law, which Moses the servant of Yahweh charged you, to love Yahweh your God, and to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and to cling to him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.
23:6 Be therefore very courageous to keep and to do all that is written in the book of the law of Moses, that you do not turn aside from it to the right hand or to the left;
24:26 And Joshua wrote these words in the book of the law of God, and took a great stone, and set it up there under an oak, that was by the sanctuary of Yahweh.
2 Samuel 7:19 And this was yet a small thing in your sight, O Lord Yahweh; but you have spoken also of your servant's house for a great while to come. And is this the manner of man, O Lord Yahweh?
1 Kings 2:3 And keep the charge of Yahweh your God, to walk in his ways, to keep his statutes, and his commandments, and his judgments, and his testimonies, as it is written in the law of Moses, that you may prosper in all that you do, and wherever you turn yourself:
2 Kings 10:31 But Jehu took no heed to walk in the law of Yahweh God of Israel with all his heart: for he did not depart from the sins of Jeroboam, who made Israel to sin.
14:6 But the children of the murderers he slew not: according to that which is written in the book of the law of Moses, in which Yahweh commanded, saying, The fathers shall not be put to death for the children, nor the children be put to death for the fathers; but every man shall be put to death for his own sin.
17:13 Yet Yahweh testified against Israel, and against Judah, by all the prophets, and by all the seers, saying, Turn from your evil ways, and keep my commandments and my statutes, according to all the law which I commanded your fathers, and which I sent to you by my servants the prophets.
17:34 To this day they do after the former manners: they do not fear Yahweh, neither do they do after their statutes, or after their ordinances, or after the law and commandment which Yahweh commanded the children of Jacob, whom he named Israel;
17:37 And the statutes, and the ordinances, and the law, and the commandment, which he wrote for you, you shall observe to do for evermore; and you shall not fear other gods.
21:8 Neither will I make the feet of Israel move any more out of the land which I gave their fathers; only if they will observe to do according to all that I have commanded them, and according to all the law that my servant Moses commanded them.
22:8 And Hilkiah the high priest said to Shaphan the scribe, I have found the book of the law in the house of Yahweh. And Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan, and he read it.
22:11 And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the book of the law, that he tore his clothes.
23:24 Furthermore the workers with familiar spirits, and the wizards, and the images, and the idols, and all the abominations that were spied in the land of Judah and in Jerusalem, did Josiah put away, that he might perform the words of the law which were written in the book that Hilkiah the priest found in the house of Yahweh.
23:25 And like to him was there no king before him, who turned to Yahweh with all his heart, and with all his soul, and with all his might, according to all the law of Moses; neither after him arose there any like him.
1 Chronicles 16:40 To offer burnt offerings to Yahweh upon the altar of the burnt offering continually morning and evening, and to do according to all that is written in the law of Yahweh, which he commanded Israel;
22:12 Only Yahweh give you wisdom and understanding, and give you charge concerning Israel, that you may keep the law of Yahweh your God.
2 Chronicles 6:16 Now therefore, O Yahweh God of Israel, keep with your servant David my father that which you have promised him, saying, There shall not fail you a man in my sight to sit upon the throne of Israel; yet so that your children take heed to their way to walk in my law, as you have walked before me.
12:1 And it came to pass, when Rehoboam had established the kingdom, and had strengthened himself, he forsook the law of Yahweh, and all Israel with him.
14:4 And commanded Judah to seek Yahweh God of their fathers, and to do the law and the commandment.
15:3 Now for a long season Israel has been without the true God, and without a teaching priest, and without law.
17:9 And they taught in Judah, and had the book of the law of Yahweh with them, and went about throughout all the cities of Judah, and taught the people.
17:10 And the fear of Yahweh fell upon all the kingdoms of the lands that were round about Judah, so that they made no war against Jehoshaphat.
19:10 And whatever cause shall come to you of your brethren that dwell in their cities, between blood and blood, between law and commandment, statutes and judgments, you shall even warn them that they do not trespass against Yahweh, and so wrath come upon you, and upon your brethren: this do, and you shall not trespass.
23:18 Also Jehoiada appointed the offices of the house of Yahweh by the hand of the priests the Levites, whom David had distributed in the house of Yahweh, to offer the burnt offerings of Yahweh, as it is written in the law of Moses, with rejoicing and with singing, as it was ordained by David.
25:4 But he did not slay their children, but did as it is written in the law in the book of Moses, where Yahweh commanded, saying, The fathers shall not die for the children, neither shall the children die for the fathers, but every man shall die for his own sin.
30:16 And they stood in their place after their manner, according to the law of Moses the man of God: the priests sprinkled the blood, which they received of the hand of the Levites.
31:3 He appointed also the king's portion of his substance for the burnt offerings, that is, for the morning and evening burnt offerings, and the burnt offerings for the Sabbaths, and for the new moons, and for the set feasts, as it is written in the law of Yahweh.
31:4 Moreover he commanded the people who dwelt in Jerusalem to give the portion of the priests and the Levites, that they might be encouraged in the law of Yahweh.
31:21 And in every work that he began in the service of the house of God, and in the law, and in the commandments, to seek his God, he did it with all his heart, and prospered.
33:8 Neither will I any more remove the foot of Israel from out of the land which I have appointed for your fathers; so that they will take heed to do all that I have commanded them, according to the whole law and the statutes and the ordinances by the hand of Moses.
34:14 And when they brought out the money that was brought into the house of Yahweh, Hilkiah the priest found a book of the law of Yahweh given by Moses.
34:15 And Hilkiah answered and said to Shaphan the scribe, I have found the book of the law in the house of Yahweh. And Hilkiah delivered the book to Shaphan.
34:19 And it came to pass, when the king had heard the words of the law, that he tore his clothes.
35:26 Now the rest of the acts of Josiah, and his goodness, according to that which was written in the law of Yahweh,
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