Yezirah, Sefer (Heb., ‘Book of Creation’). An early Jewish mystical work. There is no scholarly consensus as to the date or place of origin of Sefer Yezirah. It was certainly in existence by the 10th cent. Sefer Yezirah was an immensely influential text in the development of kabbalistic thought and early Jewish philosophy.
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