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Book: The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes

Chapter: 10. What Does "Tanak" Stand For?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44883


The collection of texts Jewish tradition refers to as the “Tanak” amounts to twenty-four or up to thirty-nine scrolls, depending on how they are counted, though the Tanak is only a selection of the literary production of ancient Israel.

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