Israelite


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Synonyms for Israelite

a native or inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Israel

a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties

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Its unusual formal structure of one continuous act with six scenes tells the Biblical tale (not very clearly, alas) of the ancient Persian king, Ahasuerus, his wife, Esther, and Haman, the king's chief minister, and the latter's vendetta against the Israelites. Handel, who was a renowned self-borrower, extracted nine of the work's 21 arias from his earlier Brockes Passion.
As a coffee table book this volume has much to commend it: striking photos of Mary Stollard Purnell, "King Ben's" second and probably bigamous wife; group shots of the Israelites at work and at play; broadsides, clippings from newspapers about the "City of Mary" and the various business ventures that developed around her and her colony (including a fascinating hospital venture, the King David Hospital and Clinic in 1938); views of the summer cottages and visitors.
By killing the Egyptian, Moses, knowingly or unknowingly, had already taken the Israelite side.
To the ordinances of the Lord, the Israelites all answered with one voice: 'We will do everything that the Lord has told us' (Exodus 24:3).
Considered by many as the oldest city in the world, it was the first city attacked by the Israelites after crossing the Jordan.
One day, he realized the dream in his heart was to become a leader and free the Israelites from their bondage of slavery in Egypt.
His recent book "Black Jews in Africa and the Americas" records the growth of Israelite movements throughout Africa and elsewhere.
The Archaeology of Israelite Society in Iron Age II is a translation and update of Faust's 2005 Hebrew book (with a slightly different title), itself an updated version of his 2000 PhD dissertation.
Chosen People: The Rise of American Black Israelite Religions
Social theory and the study of Israelite religion; essays in retrospect and prospect.
This book's purpose seems to be twofold: 1) to describe the complexities of religious practice in ancient Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Syria-Palestine and 2) to contextualize ancient Israelite religion within this Near Eastern world.
Walking in Their Sandals: A Guide to First-Century Israelite Ethnic Identity, by Markus Cromhout.
insists on the radical dissimilarity between non-Israelite (Canaanite, pagan) religious belief and authentic Israelite belief.
Israelite Aniconism in its Ancient Near Eastern Context.
Moses was born about 1520 in Egypt, of Israelite parents.