Pentateuch

The first five books of the Bible viewed as a unit, see Torah. Although this five book unit was already traditional before the time of Jesus some modern scholars have suggested that ancient Israel might have worked with a four or six book unit originally (i.e. leaving out Deuteronomy or including Joshua).


This page is part of the Hypertext Bible Commentary - Amos,

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