Aboth sentence example

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  • the title of the tract Pirke Aboth (ed.
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  • The word is not found in this sense elsewhere in the Old Testament, but it so occurs in the Mishna (Pirke Aboth, iv.
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  • 9), Aboth d'Rab.
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  • The extant writings of the Jewish sages are contained in the books of Job, Proverbs, Psalms, Ben-Sira, Tobit, Ecclesiastes, Wisdom of Solomon, 4th Maccabees, to which may be added the first chapter of Pirke Aboth (a Talmudic tract giving, probably, pre-Christian material).
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  • Pirke Aboth.
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  • The Pirke Aboth, a collection of sayings of the Jewish Fathers, are preserved in the 9th Tractate of the Fourth Order of the Mishnah.
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  • (See further Pirke Aboth.) 2 (b).
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  • Like the Pentateuch, the Psalms, the Megilloth and the Pirke Aboth, this work was divided into five parts, which, as we shall notice presently, spring from five different sources.
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  • Of his teaching, beyond the saying preserved in Aboth i.
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  • 16, which enjoins the duty of study and of scrupulousness in the observance of religious ordinances, only a very remarkable characterization of the different natures of the scholars remains (Aboth di R.
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  • The redaction of the Mishna was completed under him, and some of his sayings are incorporated therein (Aboth ii.
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  • His motto (Aboth i.
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  • In his Maxims (Aboth, i.
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  • (Aboth, i.
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  • The command to love one's neighbour inspired also Hillel's injunction (Aboth, ii.
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  • The disinterested pursuit of learning, study for study's sake, is commended in many of Hillel's sayings as being what is best in life: "He who wishes to make a name for himself loses his name; he who does not increase [his knowledge] decreases it; he who does not learn is worthy of death; he who works for the sake of a crown is lost" (Aboth, i.
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  • (Aboth ii.
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  • 7, 20) of too highly coloured descriptions (Shabbath, Sob, Aboth Nathan, cap. i.); these difficulties were got over, and the book was finally declared canonical.
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  • (I) Aboth db Rabbi Nathan, an expansion of IV.
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  • Like the Pentateuch, the Psalms, the VIegilloth, the Pirke Aboth, this work was divided into five parts, with the critical discussion of which we shall deal below.
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  • xxi; Aboth of Rabbi Nathan vii.).
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  • In the 2nd century B.C., about the time when the synagogue took shape, there were established schools presided over by eminent sages, in which along with instruction in the law much was said concerning the general conduct of life (see Pirke Aboth).
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