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[muh-sawr-uh, -sohr-uh] /məˈsɔr ə, -ˈsoʊr ə/

[muh-sawr-uh, -sohr-uh] /məˈsɔr ə, -ˈsoʊr ə/
a collection of critical and explanatory notes on the Hebrew text of the Old Testament, compiled from the 7th? to 10th centuries a.d. and traditionally accepted as an authoritative exegetic guide, chiefly in matters of pronunciation and grammar.


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