Part of speech: noun

The first five books of the Bible, collectively.

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Usage examples "pentateuch":

  1. No book in the Pentateuch makes so little the impression of a unity. - "Introduction to the Old Testament", John Edgar McFadyen.
  2. An outline of a subject so vast and profound as the nature and meaning of the Pentateuch, must necessarily be more or less unsatisfactory. - "The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation.", Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
  3. 15- 19, 104 The Angel of the Lord in the Pentateuch and Book of Joshua, 115 Gen. - "Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1", Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg.