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Council of Jamnia
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Council of Jamnia
Jamnia, Council of (יַבְנֶה‎, yavneh). Also, Jabneh (Yavneh). A hypothesized series of discussions held in Jamnia that supposedly led to the establishment of the Writings and the finalization of the Hebrew canon.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jamnia, Council of
JAMNIA (JABNEH), COUNCIL OF. The concept of the Council of Jamnia is an hypothesis to explain the canonization of the Writings (the third division of the Hebrew Bible) resulting in the closing of the Hebrew canon.A. Theory of Jamnia and the CanonB. The CityC. Jamnia GatheringsD. Study of Jamnia and
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
JAMNIA, COUNCIL OF
JAMNIA, COUNCIL OF jam´nee-uh [יַבְנֵהyavneh]. Jamnia, also called Yavneh (sometimes spelled Jabneh), was a coastal town of Roman Palestine that came to prominence following the destruction of Jerusalem in 70 ce. In early rabbinic manuscripts the town is called Yavni, and even Yewwani (yavni [יַבְנִי‎],