Read the latest magazines about Yetzirah and discover magazines on Yumpu. com. El SEPHER YETZIRAH en Español y · felizond. El SEPHER. Podemos entender como los poetas de la literatura Hebrea cuando se en su Libro el Sefer Yetzirah, denominada El Nombre de Dios en Hebreo, esta. Manuscritos Hebreos y Arameos de la Biblia (Rome, ), pp. This device was apparently also used by Saadia Gaon in his commentary on Sefer Yetzirah, p.
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The seven double letters produced the seven planets, the “seven days,” and the seven apertures in man two eyes, two ears, two nostrils, and one mouth. In its relation to the construction of the cosmos, matter consists of the three primordial elements, which, however, are not chemically connected with one another, but modify one another only u. The “dragon” rules over the world matter and the heavenly yeyzirah ; the sphere rules time; and the heart rules over the human body.
In contrast to the Jewish grammarians, who assumed a special mode of articulation for each of the five groups of sounds, the Sefer Yetzirah says that no sound can be produced without the tongue, to which the other organs of speech merely lend assistance. Hence these organs are subject to the influence of the planets, the right eye being under Saturn, the left eye under Jupiter, and the like.
The history of the study of the Sefer Yetzirah is one of the most interesting in the records of Jewish espher. The Sefer Yetzirah is exceedingly difficult to understand on account of its obscure style. In other projects Wikisource.
While the Sefirot are expressly designated as “abstracts”, it is said of the letters: Selective influence on Western thought. Hebteo 16 April The linguistic theories of the author of the Sefer Yetzirah are an integral component of its philosophy, its other parts being astrological and Gnostic cosmogony.
The philological is discussed first, since it is necessary for an elucidation of the philosophical speculations of the work.
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They seem to be the connecting-link between essence and form. Amsterdam; Zolkiev; Korzec; Constantinople; Grodnofive commentaries ; Sefer Detail: According to Rabbi Saadia Gaonthe objective of the book’s author was to convey in writing how the things of our universe came into existence.
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Hebrreo twenty-two letters of the Hebrew alphabet are classified both with reference to the position of the vocal organs in producing the sounds, and with regard to sonant intensity. The date and origin of the book can not be definitely determined so long as there is no critical text of it.
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This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Espail divisions correspond to Jewish concepts such as the 3 letters making up God’s name yudheand vavthe 7 days of the Jewish week, the 12 tribes of Israeland the 12 months of the Hebrew calendaras espapl as to early “scientific” or philosophical ideas such as the 4 elements fire, water, jebreo, earththe 7 planets10 directions, the ehbreo zodiacal constellations, various human physical functions, and a list of the parts of the human body.
Hence the Sefirot must not be conceived as emanations in the ordinary sense of the word, but rather as modifications of the will of God, which first changes to air, then becomes water, and finally fire, the last being no further removed from God than the first. Isaiah Horowitz Abraham Azulai. Some scholars believe it might have an early medieval origin, while others emphasize earlier traditions appearing in the book. The historical origin of the Sefer Yetzirah was placed by Reitzenstein Poimandresp.
Sefer Yetzirah describes how the universe was created by the “God of Israel” a list of all of God’s Hebrew names appears in the first sentence of the book through “32 wondrous ways of wisdom”:. Singer, Isidore ; et al. The water formed the earth; heaven was produced seher the fire; and the ruach produced the air between heaven and earth. They are designated as the instruments by which the real world, which consists of essence and form, was produced from the Sefirotwhich are merely formless essences.
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The Sefer Yetzirah is devoted to speculations concerning God’s creation of the world. To harmonize the biblical statement of the creation ” ex nihilo ” with the doctrine of the primordial elements, the Sefer Yetzirah assumes a double creation, one ideal and the other real.
In the beginning, however, these three substances had only a potential existence, and came into actual being only by means of the three letters Aleph, Mem, Shin; and as these are the principal parts of speech, so those three substances are the elements from which the cosmos has been formed. Pages using web citations with no URL CS1 uses Hebrew-language script he CS1 Hebrew-language sources he Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the Jewish Encyclopedia Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the Jewish Encyclopedia without a Wikisource reference Wikipedia articles incorporating text from the Jewish Encyclopedia Webarchive template wayback links Articles containing Hebrew-language text All articles with dead external links Articles with dead external links from May Articles with permanently dead external links.
The shorter version was also used sephet most of the later commentators, such as Judah b. The author sums up this explanation in a single sentence: The book describes how God used the 10 sefirot and the 22 Hebrew letters in various combinations, and finally as described in the closing section of the bookhow he revealed this secret to Abraham as a covenant with him. Kabbalistic reasons for the Mitzvot. Mysticism in religious Zionism.
The letters are neither independent substances nor yet as mere forms.