Is the Hebrew word Torah correctly translated as law?

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It continuously amazes me -- the profound hatred for the Law. So many not only hate it, but it angers them so deeply that they get out of control with that hatred so much that their anger completely overwhelms their professed love for its Writer, the Word! He did not give it because He wanted to harass, to boss us around, to demand the unreasonable; He gave it to us to show us the way out of a miserable life as we proceed toward an eternal life with Him that is beyond what we can even imagine now.

One thing that people can use to more properly use and educate themselves regarding the words "Law" and "law" is to first recognize that they are not the same thing in the Scriptures. The best Bibles distinguish between "Law" and "law." "Law" is G_D's Torah, His words that give us the very plain "secret" to knowing which meaning the word intends. "Law" is His Word. But "law" is anyone else's commands. "Law" carries the significance of His Own instructions for life now and in eternity. But "law" carries no eternal weight at all.
So far, the most consistent English translation of these words that I have found is the NASB, but the last time I looked, it is not perfect. Occasionally, when the NASB does not follow this idea, it is an error, but sometimes, the translator is not fully satisfied that they are sure enough to make it a final translation. I would suggest that they are 98% correct in regard to this issue.
Who hates the law. Can you name one person here who hates it’s.

I love the law. It led me to Christ, without it, I would probably still be in my sin, and not even know I was cursed,
 
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The Law is so hated that many try to explain it away, and say that Jesus kept the Law perfectly so we don't need to. Jesus is our example and he kept the Law because He is perfect. We sin when we transgress the Law and Jesus died for our sins. Do we continue in sin because Jesus has paid the price? do we transgress the Law because Jesus obeyed it perfectly to pay our debt.
Moses gave the Law as God inspired him, they came from God. The Laws are given in a way that help us to obey, The health Laws, the ceremonial Laws, the Law of liberty/ Royal Law, the political Laws. The only Laws that i do not see a need to obey today are the ceremonial Laws because they have been fulfilled by Christ, (Heb 9,10).
Moses gave the law. At the end, he gave a requirement

cursed is the one who does not confirm and OBAY every word

the only way to keep the law was perfection. Even James said, if we keep the whole law yet stumble in one point, we are guilty of the law,

no one can keep the law, that’s why it is so perfect. Because it exposes everyones sin and they have no excuse,
 
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It seems to me that people speaking against the law as being for our good are ignoring many scriptures that explains the law as how the 119th psalm explains it.

I have read many posts saying "we are not under law, period". It is true that only grace, not law, saves us, but that does not mean, (as is so often implied) that we are not to know the law as pertaining to us or directing us.
We are not against the law, we are against those who want to be teachers of the law yet have no comprehension of what the law says,
 
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m If you meant to qualify "we are not under the law, period" then why in the world would you not say so? You are always going on about exact words, please listen to yourself.
When will you ever humble yourself enough and admit what you say?

you say things, then when anyone asks you for proof, this is what you do.
your your own worse enemy
 

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m If you meant to qualify "we are not under the law, period" then why in the world would you not say so? You are always going on about exact words, please listen to yourself.
The context in which I made that statement makes its meaning clear. Take my statement out of its context, and those who want it to say something it doesn't will find a way to do so.