Temurah is one of the three ancient methods, the other two are
Gematriaand Notarikon, used by the Kabbaliststo rearrange words and sentences in the Bible, in the belief that by this method they can derive the esotericsubstratum and deeper spiritual meaning of the words.
Temurah has a second meaning also when pertaining to
Judaism, particularly Hebrew mysticism, which is in association with the art of word-changing. This entails the changing of letters in certain words to create a new meaning for a Biblical statement.
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