any one of a small grouping of Jewish commentaries regarding Hebrew Scriptures compiled between A.D. 400 and 1200 and predicated on exegesis, parable, and haggadic legend.
A Rabbinic commentary on a text from Hebrew Scripture.
The Rabbinic technique or custom of these exegesis.
A talmudic exposition associated with Hebrew law, or of some section of it.
In Jewish lit., exegesis, explanation, or exposition of the Hebrew Scriptures.
An exposition or discourse with this kind, or an accumulation these types of expositions or discourses: as, the Midrash on Samuel; the Midrash from the Psalms. Inside good sense the plural is Midrashim, sporadically Midrashoth.
(Judaism) an ancient commentary on area of the Hebrew scriptures that's centered on Jewish ways of explanation and attached to the biblical text
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