Q. 1. What is the meaning of the word "Pentateuch?"
A. 1. The word "Pentateuch" originates from the Greek language. It is derived from two Greek words, pente, which means "five", and teuchos, which means "volumes." Pentateuch means five volumes.
Christian scholars usually refer to the first five books of the Hebrew Bible as the "Pentateuch."
The first five biblical books of the Old Testament are regarded as a unity that includes Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy.