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The books of the Tanakh were passed on by each generation and, according to rabbinic tradition were accompanied by an oral tradition, called the Oral Torah.
Some people do God's work in the world and some people do Satan's work.
Just as it is difficult to distinguish the weeds from the wheat, we cannot accurately determine who is truly good and who is truly evil.
Instead, the proper title was Mikra (or Miqra, מקרא, meaning "reading" or "that which is read") because the biblical texts were read publicly.
Mikra continues to be used in Hebrew to this day, alongside Tanakh, to refer to the Hebrew scriptures. The original writing system of the Hebrew text was an abjad: consonants written with some applied vowel letters ("matres lectionis").
Our inability to see into another person's heart as well as our fears, jealousies and prejudices prevent us from making accurate judgments about other people.