sofer

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Etymology[edit]

Hebrew סופר (sofér).

Noun[edit]

sofer (plural sofers or soferim)

  1. A Jewish scribe who can transcribe Torah scrolls and other religious writings.
    • 1988 September 2, Florence Hamlish Levinsohn, “A Special Connection With God”:
      Twice in seven years it must be examined by a sofer (a religious scribe) to assure its legitimacy.

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