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(skrīb), Jewish scholar and teacher (called in Hebrew, Soferim) of law as based upon the Old Testament and accumulated traditions. The work of the scribes laid the basis for the Oral Law, as distinct from the Written Law of the Torah. The period of their activity is in doubt. They may have been active from the time of Ezra (c.444 B.C.) to that of Simeon the Just. In Talmudic literature, the term may be applied to any interpreter of the Law from Moses to the period just before the compilation of the MishnaMishna
, in Judaism, codified collection of Oral Law—legal interpretations of portions of the biblical books of Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy and other legal material. Together with the Gemara, or Amoraic commentary on the Mishna, it comprises the Talmud.
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1. Old Testament a recognized scholar and teacher of the Jewish Law
2. Judaism a man qualified to write certain documents in accordance with religious requirements

Scribe

Augustin Eugène . 1791--1861, French author or coauthor of over 350 vaudevilles, comedies, and libretti for light opera
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* Results Documentation of 4 quality measures improved with the use of scribes, demonstrating statistical significance: fall risk assessment (odds ratio [OR] = 5.5; P = .02), follow-up tobacco screen (OR = 6.4; P = .01), follow-up body mass index plan (OR = 6.2; P < .01), and follow-up blood pressure plan (OR = 39.6; P< .01).
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Some three weeks back, Deputy Commissioner Rizwan Nazir had held meetings with the officials of the district treasury and scribes but there was no solution.
He then assesses the similarity of the script of the individual letters and, based on "scribal hands," he assigns the letters to a scribe or scribes from each city.
The scribes responsible for the transmission of Old English poetry concentrated on individual lexemes while copying in order to modernize and Saxonize their orthography.
Breatnach's the Four Masters and Their Manuscripts: Studies in Palaeography and Text (Dublin, 2013), which emphasizes the importance of close study of the work of individual scribes, while the proceedings of two conferences on Lebor na hUidre and the Book of Ballymote respectively are due for publication by the Royal Irish Academy, edited by Ruairi O hUiginn.
Misra-Hebert and colleagues studied the second approach in a retrospective chart review of ambulatory progress notes written before and after 8 practice sites transitioned to using medical assistants as scribes. Comparing notes relating to diabetes encounters and same-day appointments, the study authors found important evidence that using staff in this way does not adversely affect--and may even enhance--documentation previously done entirely by physicians.
This book begins with a puzzle: a lavish manuscript initial, with fine detail and gold, but at its core the figure of a seated scribe left in outline.
When almost all the scribes had left after the meeting, I asked Keon if he still practiced astrology.