Onkelos Hebrew: אֻנְקְלוֹס, was a Roman national who converted to Judaism in Tannaic times (c. 35–120 CE). He is considered to be the author of the Targum Onkelos (c. 110 CE). Onkelos translated the entire Torah. The Holy Ari, tells us that when we read twice the Torah verse and once the Aramaic translation, we create a complete vessel from the reading.
Yemenites have the custom to read the Onkelos translation after each Torah verse.

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