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Pir•ke A•voth



Pronunciation: ( Seph. Heb.pēr-ke' ä-vôt'; Ashk. Heb.pir'kā-ô'vōs), [key] Judaism.
a treatise of the Mishnah that comprises six chapters and consists chiefly of proverbs, aphorisms, and principles of ethics, law, and religion. Also,Pir•ke' A•vot',Pir•ke' A•both',Pir•ke' A•bot'.Also called Ethics of the Fathers.

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