Major mystical book of the Cabbala (see above).

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  • ZOHAR — (Heb. זֹהַר; (The Book of) Splendor ), the central work in the literature of the kabbalah . Introduction In some parts of the book the name Zohar is mentioned as the title of the work. It is also cited by the Spanish kabbalists under other names …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ZOHAR (LE) — ZOHAR LE Le plus important des ouvrages de la littérature kabbalistique, le Zohar se présente sous la forme d’une collection de livres qui incluent des énoncés midrashiques brefs, mais aussi des développements homilétiques et des discussions sur… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • žohar — žȍhār m DEFINICIJA zool. kukac štetnik (Blatta orientalis, Blattela germanica) iz porodice žohara (Blattidae); bubašvaba ONOMASTIKA pr. (nadimačko): Žȍhār (Zagreb i okolica, Križevci) ETIMOLOGIJA jidiš schocher: crn …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Zohar — [zō′här΄] n. [Heb zohar, lit., brightness < root zhr, to glow, gleam] a mystical commentary on the Pentateuch, written in the late 13th and early 14th cent.: a principal source of the cabala …   English World dictionary

  • Zohar — o har, n. [Heb. z[=o]har candor, splendor.] A Jewish cabalistic book attributed by tradition to Rabbi Simon ben Yochi, who lived about the end of the 1st century, a. d. Modern critics believe it to be a compilation of the 13th century. Encyc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zohar [1] — Zohar, Stadt, so v.w. Sohar …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Zohar [2] — Zohar, Arzt, so v.w. Abu Merwan …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Zohar — (le livre des Splendeurs ) ouvrage cabalistique d exégèse biblique écrit au XIIIe s …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Zohar — Zohar,   Hauptwerk der Kabbala, Sohar …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Zohar — Zohar, anden skrivemåde for det hebraiske ord, som måske oftere gengives ved sohar, og som betyder lysglans . Navn på en bog af kabbalistisk indhold som under form af en art kommentar til de fem mosebøger giver oplysning om den hemmelige og… …   Danske encyklopædi

  • Zohar — 1680s, Hebrew, lit. light, splendor …   Etymology dictionary

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