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The Aramaic translations or paraphrases of the Old Testament, made by the Jews when Hebrew had ceased to be their normal medium of speech. (Etym. Mishnaic Hebrew targ_m, translation, interpretation; from Hebrew tirg_m, he interpreted.)
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