Bamidbar

Alternative Spellings

B'midbar, Bemidbar

Definitions

  • The Book of Numbers, [lit. "in the wilderness"] (Glinert)

Example Sentences

  • "Bamidbar is about the Israelites' journey in the wilderness."

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

במדבר

Who Uses This

Religious: Jews who are engaged in religious observance and have some Jewish education

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

The JPS Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic, (Philadelphia, 2001).
The Joys of Hebrew, by Lewis Glinert (New York, 1992).

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