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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Abraham ben Sherira

Gaon in Pumbedita; successor to Rabbi Joseph bar Abba, from 816 to 828. He was inclined to mysticism, and was reputed to have the ability for predicting future events by watching the motion of the branches of trees. He is quoted in 'Aruk, sub radice .

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Abraham ben Sherira'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/a/abraham-ben-sherira.html. 1901.

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