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Definition of Masoretes

Masorete
Masoret Mas"o*ret, n. A Masorite. [Written also Masorete, and Massorete.]

Meaning of Masoretes from wikipedia

- The Masoretes (Hebrew: בעלי המסורה‎, romanized: Ba'alei ha-Masora) were groups of Jewish scribe-scholars who worked from around the end of the 5th through...
- notes were added because the Masoretes recognized the possibility of human error in copying the Hebrew Bible. The Masoretes were not working with the original...
- (God)—were inserted by the Masoretes to indicate that these substitutes were to be used. When יהוה precedes or follows Adonai, the Masoretes placed the vowel points...
- טְבֵרִיָנִי‎ Nikkud Tveriyani) is a system of diacritics (niqqud) devised by the Masoretes of Tiberias to add to the consonantal text of the Hebrew Bible to produce...
- ("matres lectionis"). During the early Middle Ages scholars known as the Masoretes created a single formalized system of vocalization. This was chiefly done...
- of niqqud devised by the Masoretes of Babylon; defunct Palestinian vocalization, a system of niqqud devised by the Masoretes of Jerusalem; defunct Tiberian...
- century CE, maintained since the middle of the first millennium by the Masoretes, and called the Masoretic Text. Christians have held e****enical councils...
- reconstructed. Tiberian Hebrew incorporates the remarkable scholarship of the Masoretes (from masoret meaning "tradition"), who added vowel points and grammar...
- simply based on early source texts differing from those later used by the Masoretes in their work. The Septuagint was originally used by ****enized Jews whose...
- Bible was, several centuries later, provided with vowel marks by the Masoretes to ****ist reading. In places where the word to be read (the qere) differed...
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