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What is the name of the first 5 books in the Bible?


The Pentateuch or the Torah.

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There are two names traditionally associated with the first five books of the Bible. The Jewish community calls them "The Torah" while non-Jews tend to use the term "Pentateuch".  The term Torah means, in Hebrew, "teaching" or "law".   Pentateuch from the Greek of the New Testament, means "five books" [from penta (five) and teuchos (tool, vessel, book)].

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