- a verse, usually from the Torah
- Rashi has an interesting commentary on our pasuk.
Languages of Origin
פסוק (Modern Hebrew/Sephardic pasúk, Yiddish/Ashkenazic pósek/púsek)
Who Uses This
Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).
The plural is פּסוקים psukím (in Ashkenazi Hebrew/Yiddish: psúkim)
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