Hebrews


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Synonyms for Hebrews

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

a New Testament book traditionally included among the epistle of Saint Paul but now generally considered not to have been written by him

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Verily, too early died that Hebrew whom the preachers of slow death honour: and to many hath it proved a calamity that he died too early.
The minister stood white and speechless, with one hand on the Hebrew Scriptures, and the other spread upon his breast.
I was your father's friend, and I'm your friend; and I warn you as a friend, and an honest one that wants to protect you and keep you out of harm and trouble, to turn your backs on that scoundrel and have nothing to do with him, the ignorant tramp, with his idiotic Greek and Hebrew, as he calls it.
He studied the languages, Latin, Greek, Hebrew, a triple sanctuary then very little frequented.
Perhaps even Hebrew might be necessary--at least the alphabet and a few roots--in order to arrive at the core of things, and judge soundly on the social duties of the Christian.
In which scroll were written in ancient Hebrew, and in ancient Greek, and in good Latin of the School, and in Spanish, these words: 'Land ye not, none of you.
His hands and arms moved convulsively, as if struggling with the nightmare; and besides several ejaculations in Hebrew, the following were distinctly heard in the Norman-English, or mixed language of the country:
When he had finished, he delivered the scroll, which was in the Hebrew character, to the Pilgrim, saying, ``In the town of Leicester all men know the rich Jew, Kirjath Jairam of Lombardy; give him this scroll he hath on sale six Milan harnesses, the worst would suit a crowned head ten goodly steeds, the worst might mount a king, were he to do battle for his throne.
Suffering in the Face of Death: The Epistle to the Hebrews and Its Context of Situation
Most remarkably, it explains why this letter is really a homily written by a preacher who must have delivered it several times in different places, and it offers an eloquent interpretation of the Letter to the Hebrews as a Christological hymn celebrating the priesthood of Christ.
Hays: Instead of supersession-ism, the common position that Judaism has been rejected in Hebrews, Hays sees in Hebrews a new covenant in which there is no longer a need for an offering for sin.
The use and interpretation of biblical Psalms within the Epistle of the Hebrews and the Septuagint are explored by 14 peer-reviewed papers from the fifth annual meeting of the ProPsalms (Project Psalms), held in Pretoria.
Schenck frames the narrative plot of Hebrews as one that centers on the divine intention to bring humanity to its destined glory through the atoning death of Christ.
Hebrew Studies is a publication of the National Association of Professors of Hebrews.
After jealously threatening her sister and the Hebrews, she immediately turns to Ismaele and pleads for his love.