cabala

[ kab-uh-luh, kuh-bah- ]SEE DEFINITION OF cabala
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CABALA

But if you were to teach me the cabala, you would impart to me these holy names?

The Cabala teaches us the infinite significance of words and names.

Astrology as well as the Cabala gives various methods for this purpose.

The Cabala, as we have seen, was made up of these heterogeneous elements.

This may be so, yet imperceptibly the Cabala has moulded the mind of the Jew.

It had its laws, its oaths, its formulæ—it had almost its cabala.

Among the Jews we find that in the Cabala this idea of transmigration plays the most important part.

In the Cabala, the number six was considered to be one of potent mystical properties.

The female stood before him, resting her hands upon the table, awaiting with patience the result of these mysteries of the cabala.

We had scarcely sat down when she told me that she had become as skilled in the cabala as myself.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, variant of cabbala. Related: Cabalist.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CABALA

mysticism

nounoccultism
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