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A closed section (setumah) followed by an open section in a modern Torah scroll (closed at Numbers 10:35 and open at 11:1).


Borrowed from Hebrew סְתוּמָה‏‎.


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setumah (plural setumot or setumoth)

  1. A closed parashah (a section of a book in the Hebrew text of the Tanakh), set apart by a space in the middle of the line of text, with the previous portion ending before the space, and the next portion starting after it.

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