Aseret HaDibrot

Pronunciations

Aseret HaDibrot (ah-SEH-reht HAH-deeb-ROHT) listen

Definitions

  • n. The Ten Commandments.

Example Sentences

  • "We must understand these ‘Aseret haDibrot through the eyes and ears of the B’nei Yisra’el at that time; we must understand them as the “opening” of the covenant as opposed to its “outline” and we must integrate both versions in order to comprehend the impact and import of this Revelation." (source)

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • עשרת הדיברות \ עֲשֶׂרֶת הַדִּבְּרוֹת 'the ten statements'

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education
      • Orthodox: Jews who identify as Orthodox and observe halacha (Jewish law)

      Regions

      • North America
      • Great Britain
      • South Africa
      • Australia / New Zealand

      Dictionaries

      • None

      Alternative Spellings

      Aseret Hadibrot, Aseret haDibrot, Aseres HaDibros, Aseres Hadibros, Aseres haDibros

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