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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Zohar.
 
The name of a Jewish book containing cabalistic expositions of the “books of Moses.” Traditionally ascribed to Rabbi Simon ben Yochi, first century; but probably belonging to the thirteenth century.   1
        “The renowned Zohar is written in Aramaic, and is a commentary on the Pentateuch, according to its divisions into fifty-two hebdomadal lessons.”—Encyclopœdia Britannica, vol. xii. p. 813.
 


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