What language was the Torah Originally written in, that was given at Mount Sinai?

the language spoken by the clan of Abraham was a dialect closely akin to those of Moab, Tyre, and Sidon, and it bore a greater resemblance to Assyrian and Arabic than to Aramaic.

This was about 2000BC.

First alphabetic script (coptic) developed by Semitic workers in Egypt was about 1800-1500 BC

Hebrew Captivity in Egypt as about 1730 BC and ended about 1447 BC

Torah the first five books of the Bible: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy, sometimes called the Pentateuch

written about 1447BC 1400BC.

are there any other influences to the written scriptures that say they were not in Coptic?

Update:

not sure what race has to-do with the language.

I have spoken English most of my life but when immersed in other cultures picked up that language.

The same for the written form.

what I am looking for is references to how written Hebrew came into existence and was it at the these were written.

Update 2:

I checked out your first reference to school of Israeli archeology and found this

http://www.crossroad.to/articles2/08/archeology.ht...

Update 3:

1377 bc Akhnaton becomes pharaoh; inaugurates monotheistic reforms

this was well after the exodus(1447 bc).

Update 4:

I pick up you quoting for the Quaran.

Mohamed was not born till 570 AD and died 632 AD. that does not make him an eye witness to events just like us.

Update 5:

in having some discussion with some outside of Y answers I believe I am beginning to see a pattern.

Hebrew does not adhere to a language but to a message.

so the fact written text went from cuneiform to Aramaic it is not the big item, since there was not real translation but a restatement of the message in the new language.

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  • Anonymous
    10 years ago
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    Moses (Musa or Moshe, depends on your language), received the Written by day from our Creator in Hebrew and at night the Oral. The first tablets were written with black fire in Hebrew. When the new nation missed their mark---the 2nd was created by Moses himself. The first set was in Hebrew, the 2nd was in a Hebrew-Asserian script which was known by the people already. For all purposes, the earliest Hebrew actually came from the knowledge given to 'Adam' (=man), along with Aramaic (which the angels had no knowledge of ever--so that they would not know the details of man's instructions for life here on earth, via, Noah Covenant (see modern Deists at Noahidenation or 1stCovenant for more info).

    Chabad has a very enlightening discussion on the various languages used throughout time, but the Bible Hebrew was redefined in form with the last of the great prophets, Ezra (last of the Great Assembly) around 350 bce) when he closed the Hebrew Bible for any additions and had a Aramaic edition made for the Jews still in exile outside of the Holy Land. if you read the book "In the Footsteps of the Lost Ten Tribes" by Dr. Avigdor Shachan--see the chapters on how the original Japanese alphabet is based on the early Hebrew alphabet (quite interesting), see also how Shintoism without the later invasion of Buddhism, is based on the Hebrew religion (including the Holy Temple, tzitziths [fringes], etc.).

    The topic of the various languages used to learn about the Five Books of Moses was easily used by many pagans but without the laws and restraints put in place by the Almightly not to change, alter, add or subtract anything from the original, thus, you get corrupted versions never authorized, this includes the 3rd cent. ce versions that Jerome used (see the RC Church book, "Jerome Bible Commentary"). The Sept. version was also corrupt as many words in Hebrew, the intonation, the size of letters, even meanings, could not be translated into Greek, Latin, Coptic or even Aramaic without the real Torah in use beside it. However, the Dead Sea Scrolls find in the caves, came up with a buried Hebrew Bible that dates from the time of Ezra and had enough letter mistakes that could not be corrected, thus was buried as all Jewish books with "The Name" written out, had to be disposed of with care (no burning or thrown out with the garbage, etc. The good thing is, after it was discovered by the Muslims and kept with the Catholics for years, it was finally revealed that the same DSS Bible in Hebrew is the exact Bible used today around the world by the Jews in their schools, synagogues and homes. The various other books that were found came from 100s of sources over the years on various topics, but because they contained "The Name", they too were properly buried. Commentaries, learning books, journals and student notes were also found but in no way affects the original Hebrew Bible as it stands alone in history as having never been changed or corrupted by any personal motivations of zealots that copied or tried to translate the Torah.

    Source(s): According to the Torah itself, the Creator did in fact give Moses the written and oral at Mount Sinai.
    • A Huff5 years agoReport

      One cannot get any more pagan than the oral TORAH. After all it is written that Moshe put all the books of the Commandments/instructions into the ARK of the Covenant. It is also a breach of the Command to not add to or take away from TORAH.

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  • ?
    Lv 4
    3 years ago

    Torah Language

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  • 5 years ago

    This Site Might Help You.

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    What language was the Torah Originally written in, that was given at Mount Sinai?

    the language spoken by the clan of Abraham was a dialect closely akin to those of Moab, Tyre, and Sidon, and it bore a greater resemblance to Assyrian and Arabic than to Aramaic.

    This was about 2000BC.

    First alphabetic script (coptic) developed by Semitic workers in Egypt was about 1800-1500...

    Source(s): language torah originally written mount sinai: https://biturl.im/Pc8vZ
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  • Cindy
    Lv 4
    10 years ago

    It was written in Hebrew. The original pronunciation has been lost over the years. The Hebrew that is currently spoken in synagogues and Israel is a Sephardic (shephardic? not sure of spelling) dialect from people living in southern Spain.

    This had to do with the conquerors. When conquerors invaded and took over countries, they replaced the conquered people's gods, customs, and official language with their own. All official government business was conducted in the conqueror's language. This is why Daniel and his friends went to school. They had to learn the conquered people's languages so they could conduct official Babylonian government business and translate.

    Over the years, one conqueror after another, these old languages became obsolete. This is why the New Testament was written in Greek then translated into Latin. The progression of the conquerors that invaded Israel goes like this: Assyrians, Babylonians, Medes and Persians, Greeks (the Macedonians under Alexander the Great), the four generals who divided the kingdom after Alexander's death, and the Romans (Latin).

    Source(s): Personal study of Biblical history on Microsoft Encharta Encyclopedia and 101 Things You Always Wanted to Know about Judaism.
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  • 10 years ago

    Find a person called a sofer or scribe that writes Torahs. He will show you one being written today the same as it was at Sinai. I would tell you to go to a Synagogue, but you cannot just remove a Torah from the Ark at whim.

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  • 10 years ago

    Since you love checking out sources:

    Read the Introduction to a modern translation of the Torah in your first language (vernacular).

    Also read the writings of such serious biblical scholars as Gerhard Von Rad and Bernard Plaut.

    Enjoy.

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  • 10 years ago

    Hebrew

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  • 10 years ago

    Hebrew

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  • 10 years ago

    Hebrew. And the people who call these five books the Torah are a religion, not a race, and have nothing to do with those who are an Israelite/Hebrew race.

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  • 10 years ago

    Hebrew, revealed unto ; Moses [Peace be upon him]

    Messenger or Prophetes of Almighty God are persons chosen by Almighty God to communicate His message to the mankind,

    MESSENGER WERE SENT TO EVERT NATION,

    Prophet Muhammad[pbuh] is the last and final messenger,sent for whole of Humankind,

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