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The noun has to be gendered, as Semitic languages like the Talmuds' Aramaic and Hebrew have no neuter nouns. "Torah" is a feminine noun. But "Sefer" (book -- whether bound pages or a scroll) is a masculine one. So that "Sefer Torah", is a masculine idiom, since the noun is "sefer" and "Torah" just modifying ...


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The word "Torah" is a feminine noun in Hebrew, indeed it follows the classic feminine Hebrew pattern of ending in the letter "ה ". As proof, please see the linked article which cites a popular phrase "v'zot HaTorah" ("and this is the Torah") using zot, the feminine form for the word for this rather than ze, the ...


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