Focus to scroll.The Torah for reading in public must be written on the skin (parchment) of a clean animal, beast or fowl (comp. Lev. xi. 2 et seq.). The parchment must be prepared specially for use as a scroll, with gallnut and lime and other chemicals that help to render it durable (Meg. 19a). In olden times the rough hide was scraped on both sides, parchment made known as gewil. Every page was s
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- The Torah for reading in public must be written on the skin (parchment) of a clean animal, beast or fowl (comp. Lev. xi. 2 et seq.) per details laid down in the Talmud, the prepared hide is known as gevil. Scrolls that are not prepared according to this method are invalid for use. (Maimonides, Hilkhoth Tefillin 1:14).
- A mean reading from a section of bible scroll - Exodus/Shemot. The manuscript is written on genuine gvil parchment (goat skin) and sections were stitched together to form a scroll. When sections were worn they were repaired or replaced with new sections. This scroll is around 300 years old, dating is by parchment and script.
- Biblical man or scribe reading holy torah - Exodus (Shemot). The authentic scroll is written on gevil parchment and age is dated to be 300 years old from Morocco. Age is determined by parchment and script. The Torah contains the first five books of the Old Testament. The Torah was given to Moses on Mount Sinai and is also known as oral law. The Torah is only part of the Jewish holy book.
- Biblical man reading scroll on gevil parchment
- Boy reading from a gevil parchment scroll. This one is written on goat skin.
- Young boy or young Jesus reading the scriptures.... And all that heard him were astonished at his understanding and answers. - Luke 2:46-47
- A man in a white robe reads from a scroll in a hot and sunny rocky desert landscape
- Jesus or apostle preaching the scriptures. Jesus spoke with authority (Matt. 7: 29), truth and conviction. He sanctioned all good, had compassion for the repentant but exposed false doctrine and error and Jesus challenged those who perverted God's law by adding to it their traditions and creeds (Mk. 7, Matt. 5, 6).
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