tahara (pl. taharot)
takkanah; taqqanah (pl. taqqanot)
correction; a rabbinic edict that supersedes the existing halakah.
"the Perfect"; also sometimes, "Perfection"-a fundamental notion at
Qumran based on references to Noah in Ge 6:9 as "Righteous and Perfect in his
Generation"; the relationship to the parallel New Testament notation (cf. Mt
5:48, 19:21, Ja 1:4,, 17, 25, 2:22, etc.) is intrinsic.
"Abominations"-Darkei-To'evot "Ways of Abominations" in 1QpHab,
viii.12f. Here and in xii.8, those of the Wicked Priest, particularly his "pollution
of the Temple"/ "Temple treasure" through violent tax-collecting and
"robbing the Poor". Part and parcel of the language of "polluting the
Temple"/'breaking the Covenant" in Ezek 44:6ff.; in the Temple Scroll, related
to forbidden foods (xlviii.6), marriage with nieces (lxvi.1 If.; also referred to as "niddah"),
and Gentiles (lx.17ff. and lxii.16).
"Perfect"/"Perfection"; Tom-Derek/ Tamimei-Derek, "Perfection
of the Way"/"the Perfect of the Way"; also linked to expressions based on
Is 40:3 like "Yisharei-Derek", "the Straight" or "Upright
of the Way".
(ha-Miqdash, /yitame' et Miqdash-El "pollution"/"pollution of the
Temple of G-d", generally tied to a demand for "separation" (cf. 11QT,
xlvi.9ff. and CD, iv.17ff.); with "To'evot" part and parcel of the
charges relating to the admission of foreigners into the Temple in Ezek 44:7, as well as
in consonant "Zadokite"/"Zealot" ideologies. As used in 1QpHab, xii.
8f., directed against the Wicked Priest who did not "circumcize the foreskin of his
heart" Ezek 44:9), and in viii.13, 1QS, v.19f., and CD, xii.1f. linked to "niddah".
(TN"K; Tanakh; Tanach; Tenach) acronym for Torah Nevi'im K'tuvim - Torah, Prophets,
Writings-- the three divisions of the (Hebrew) Bible.
Sages of the Mishnaic period.
return, i.e., repentence to obedience toward Yahweh via His Torah.
t'hillim; tehillim; t0jill9m
correcting the world, repairing the world; an action promoting social justice;
acknowledgement of a partnership with Yahweh as good stewards of His creation.
(lit., Torah from Mount Sinai) refers to a doctrine that the entire Torah, including the
Oral Law, was given to Mosheh at Mount Sinai.
torah she-b`al peh; torah sh'b'al peh
lit. "torah that is of the mouth"; Oral Tradition (or Law)(=Talmud and
torah that is written, ie., the five books of the Torah: Ber'shit, Shemot, B'midbar,
Wayyiqra', Haddevarim (Genesis, Exodus, Numbers, Leviticus, Deuteronomy).
(literally, torn; refers to non-kosher food.