Definitions for "Targum"
A translation or paraphrase of some portion of the Old Testament Scriptures in the Chaldee or Aramaic language or dialect.
(Aram., "interpretation.") Translation or paraphrase of the Hebrew Scriptures into Aramaic.
Each of several Aramaic translations of the Hebrew Scriptures, often freely rendered with interpretive supplements, made after the Babylonian captivity. These were first preserved by oral transmission, then committed to writing from circa 100 onwards. The extant Targums together comprise all the books except Ezra, Nehemiah, and Daniel.