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Which derives from an Hebrew word that means "tradition": Masoretes or Gematria?

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Answer: Masoretes

The word Masoretes - which derives from the Hebrew masoret , tradition - denotes a group of Tiberian rabbinical scholars who between about the 7th and 10th centuries CE created a standardized version of the Hebrew Bible (i.e., the Masoretic text) for posterity.

The word Gematria denotes a method of Torah interpretation that assigns numerical values to words and names. The idea is that these numbers and their numerical relationships add another level of interpretation to the words.

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