Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(Heb., ‘cutting off’).

Punishment from God. Karet is defined as premature death (Sifra, Emor 14. 4) and more particularly as ‘death at the age of fifty’ (BMK 28a). The Mishnah ...

Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.