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(Heb. “commentary”).

1. Jewish exegesis that tries to penetrate deeply into the Biblical text and find meaning in addition to the literal one. 2. Early Jewish exposition of Scripture; most flourishing period: ca. 100 BC to 200 AD 3. In the widest sense, all noncanonical Jewish literature, including the Talmud,* to the 13th c.

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