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# A "Pasuk" (פסוק) - plural, "Pesukim" (פסוקים) is a verse in the Tanach (Torah, Neviim, and Ketuvim).  
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A "Pasuk" (פסוק) - plural, "Pesukim" (פסוקים) is a verse in the Hebrew Bible. Each verse or Pasuk, is one phrase, sentence or a self contained thought. Multiple Pesukim make up a paragraph, known as a Parsha. Pesukim exist in all of the Tanach, the set of the 24 books of the Hebrew Bible including the five books of Moshe (Torah), the prophets (Neviim), and the holy writings (Ketuvim). The exact breakup of the pesukim are a tradition that dates back to Sinai.<ref>Gemara Nedarim 37b</ref>
# The breakup of the pesukim are generally understood to be a tradition back to Sinai.<ref>Gemara Nedarim 37b</ref>  
 
 
==Laws regarding Pesukim==
 
==Laws regarding Pesukim==
 
# Regarding the prohibition to say pesukim by heart, see the [[Saying Pesukim by heart]] page.
 
# Regarding the prohibition to say pesukim by heart, see the [[Saying Pesukim by heart]] page.

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A "Pasuk" (פסוק) - plural, "Pesukim" (פסוקים) is a verse in the Hebrew Bible. Each verse or Pasuk, is one phrase, sentence or a self contained thought. Multiple Pesukim make up a paragraph, known as a Parsha. Pesukim exist in all of the Tanach, the set of the 24 books of the Hebrew Bible including the five books of Moshe (Torah), the prophets (Neviim), and the holy writings (Ketuvim). The exact breakup of the pesukim are a tradition that dates back to Sinai.[1]

Laws regarding Pesukim

  1. Regarding the prohibition to say pesukim by heart, see the Saying Pesukim by heart page.
  2. Regarding not saying a half-pasuk, see Saying a Half Pasuk page.

Sources

  1. Gemara Nedarim 37b