Bamidbar

Pronunciations

Bamidbar (bah-mid-BAR) listen
bamidbar (buh-MID-bar) listen

Definitions

  • n. The Book of Numbers, [lit. "in the wilderness"] (Glinert).

Example Sentences

  • "Bamidbar is about the Israelites' journey in the wilderness."

Languages of Origin

  • Textual Hebrew

Etymology

  • במדבר

    • Who Uses This

      • Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

      Regions

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

      Dictionaries

      • The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
      • The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

      Alternative Spellings

      Bemidbar, B'midbar, Bamidbor, B'midbor, Bemidbor

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