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English > 1 sense of the word Writings:
NOUNcommunicationWritings, Hagiographa, Ketubimthe third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
Writings > pronunciation
Soundsray'tihngz
Rhymesbelongings ... workings: 35 rhymes with ihngz...
English > Writings: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures.
SynonymsHagiographa, Ketubim
Instance ofsacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious textwriting that is venerated for the worship of a deity
Part ofTanakh, Tanach, Hebrew ScriptureThe Jewish scriptures which consist of three divisions--the Torah and the Prophets and the Writings
PartsDaniel, Book of Daniel, Book of the Prophet DanielAn Old Testament book that tells of the apocalyptic / apocalyptic visions / visions and the experiences of Daniel in the court of Nebuchadnezzar
Ecclesiastes, Book of EcclesiastesAn Old Testament book consisting of reflections on the vanity of human life
Esther, Book of EstherAn Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre
Ezra, Book of EzraAn Old Testament book telling of a rabbi's efforts in the 5th century BC to reconstitute Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity
II Chronicles, 2 ChroniclesThe second of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC
I Chronicles, 1 ChroniclesThe first of two Old Testament books telling the history of Judah and Israel until the return from the Babylonian Captivity in 536 BC
Job, Book of JobA book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply
Lamentations, Book of LamentationsAn Old Testament book lamenting the desolation of Judah after the destruction of Jerusalem in 586 BC
Nehemiah, Book of NehemiahAn Old Testament book telling how a Jewish official at the court of Artaxerxes I in 444 BC became a leader in rebuilding Jerusalem after the Babylonian Captivity
Proverbs, Book of ProverbsAn Old Testament book consisting of proverbs from various Israeli sages (including Solomon)
Psalms, Book of PsalmsAn Old Testament book consisting of a collection of 150 Psalms
Ruth, Book of RuthA book of the Old Testament that tells the story of Ruth who was not an Israelite but who married an Israelite and who stayed with her mother-in-law Naomi after her husband died
Song of Songs, Song of Solomon, Canticle of Canticles, CanticlesAn Old Testament book consisting of a collection of love poems traditionally attributed to Solomon but actually written much later
Spanishescritos hagiográficos, Ketubim
Catalanescrits hagiogràfics

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