Definition of Hexateuch in English:

Hexateuch

noun

  • The first six books of the Bible (Genesis to Joshua) collectively.

    ‘According to von Rad, the Hexateuch grew out of liturgical recitations’
    ‘It has hardly been possible to trace out and dissect the various constituents of the Hexateuch.’

Origin

Late 19th century from hexa- ‘six’ + Greek teukhos ‘book’.

Pronunciation

Hexateuch

/ˈhɛksətjuːk/