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hebrews


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Hebrews 
  n  :  (Old  Testament)  the  ethnic  group  claiming  descent  from 
  Abraham  and  Isaac  (especially  from  Isaac's  son  Jacob); 
  the  nation  whom  God  chose  to  receive  his  revelation  and 
  with  whom  God  chose  to  make  a  covenant  (Exodus  19)  [syn: 
  {Hebrews},  {Israelites}] 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Hebrews 
  (Acts  6:1)  were  the  Hebrew-speaking  Jews,  as  distinguished  from 
  those  who  spoke  Greek.  (See  {GREEKS}.) 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Hebrews,  descendants  of  Heber 
 




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