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School

By Jeff A. Benner


The Modern Hebrew word for “school” is two words, בית הספר (beyt hasepher) The first word is בית (beyt, Strong's #1004) meaning “house.” The second word is the prefixה meaning “the” and the word ספר (sepher, Strong's #5612) meaning “scroll,” or in modern Hebrew, a book.




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