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Synonyms for Israelites

the ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob)

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witnessed the birth and evolution of the ancient Israelite people.
s current situation to a Biblical story in which ancient Israelites demanded, against their own good, that a king rule their land instead of God, The Hill reported.
In fact, parts of the law that Moses gave to the ancient Israelites go even further: "The stranger who dwells among you shall be to you as one born among you, and you shall love him as yourself.
The Samaritans trace their origins back to the ancient Israelites and many of them reside on Mount Gerizim near the Palestinian West Bank city of Nablus.
After Moses death and the ancient Israelites camping near Jericho, Jashua commenced the military campaigns that, according to the biblical account, culminate in the conquest of the heartland of Palestine where he carried out a systematic campaign against the civilians of Canaan that amounts to genocide.
The explanation would be fun, so I launched into recounting the ancient story--God wished to rescue the ancient Israelites from slavery and so God told the Israelites to mark their doors with blood so the angel of death would distinguish them from the Egyptians.
From the time ancient Israelites settled into the promised land, whole cities were dedicated as sanctuaries in the midst of the nation.
An ancient population who are Jewish, and claim their religion is the true religion of the ancient Israelites.
At least since the time of King David, Jerusalem has been a city claimed by more than one people or religious community, and conquest has been the preferred mode of resolution - from the ancient Israelites to the Babylonians and the Romans, from the Crusaders to Saladin and the Mamluks, from the Ottomans to the latter-day Israelis.
Though the contemporary Israeli has no ethnic or biological lineage to the ancient Israelites, the merciless ideology repeats itself.
Andrews, Scotland) presents a scholarly examination of what the ancient Israelites ate and how healthy or unhealthy their diet may have been.
Yes, the Old Testament is filled with accounts of the bloody struggles of the ancient Israelites.
Passover commemorates the exodus of the ancient Israelites from slavery in Egypt.
When people lose their way, their purpose, their will and their goals, as well as their faith, like the ancient Israelites, they go 'a whoring.
Did the ancient Israelites ever engage in major internecine conflict resulting in thousands of casualties?