kabala

[ kab-uh-luh, kuh-bah- ]SEE DEFINITION OF kabala
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It was then that they learned the doctrine of rebirth and that the Kabala came into being.

The Kabala is the secret teaching of the Jews; in it lie hidden doctrines that are too profound to be taught in public.

Hence, the saying in Kabala, “The wicked obey the law through fear; the wise keep the law through knowledge.”

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, variant of cabbala. Related: Cabalist.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR KABALA

mysticism

nounoccultism
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