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  • TEḤINNAH — (Heb. תְּחִנָּה), a piyyut form which originated in the taḥanun prayer for the fasts of Monday and Thursday. The term was also transferred to piyyutim for the seliḥot days, and indeed both the construction and subject of the teḥinnah are similar… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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  • IR-NAHASH — (Heb. עִיר נָחָשׁ), biblical locality in Judah established by Tehinnah, son of Eshton (I Chron. 4:12). Ir Nahash ( Serpent City ) was probably originally called Ir Neḥoshet ( Copper City ) after Tehinnah s craft – brass artisan. It has been… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • List of Biblical names — This is a list of names from the Bible, mainly taken from the 19th century public domain resource: : Hitchcock s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible by Roswell D. Hitchcock, New York: A. J. Johnson, 1874, c1869.Each name is given with its …   Wikipedia

  • Joseph ibn Verga — (Hebrew: יוסף אבן וירגה) was a Turkish rabbi and historian who lived at Adrianople at the beginning of the 16th century.He was the son of Solomon ibn Verga, author of Shebeṭ Yehudah, who emigrated from Spain to Turkey as a Marrano. Joseph was a… …   Wikipedia

  • Descendants of Adam and Eve — Adam (Hebrew: אָדָם‎, ʼĀḏām, dust; man; mankind ; Arabic: آدم‎, ʼĀdam) and Eve (Hebrew: חַוָּה‎, Ḥawwā, living one ; Arabic: حواء‎, Ḥawwāʼ) were, according to the Book of Genesis of the Bible, the first man and woman created b …   Wikipedia

  • 1 Chronicles 4 — 1 The sons of Judah; Pharez, Hezron, and Carmi, and Hur, and Shobal. 2 And Reaiah the son of Shobal begat Jahath; and Jahath begat Ahumai, and Lahad. These are the families of the Zorathites. 3 And these were of the father of Etam; Jezreel, and… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • techinnah — variant of tehinnah …   Useful english dictionary

  • ANKAWA, ABRAHAM BEN MORDECAI — (b. 1810), rabbi and kabbalist. Ankawa was born in Salé (Morocco). His family, probably of Spanish origin, had settled in Tlemcen (Algeria) and in Salé, where his father, Mordecai, was president of the community for a time. After serving as… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • HOROWITZ, SARAH REBECCA RACHEL LEAH — (18th century), author of Tkhine Imohes ( Supplication of the Matriarchs ). Leah Horowitz (as she was known) was the daughter of jacob jokel ben meir ha levi horowitz (1680–1755) and Reyzel bat Heshl and spent most of her life in Bolechow, Polish …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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