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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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So, when he saw an Egyptian fighting with an Israelite, Moses decided to defend the Israelite by murdering the Egyptian.
amp;nbsp;The Old Testament Book of Deuteronomy said God told the Israelites to wipe out the Canaanites.
True, this is not a full-fledged proof that Shifra and Puah were not Israelites.
Israelite Religions: An Archaeological and Biblical Survey.
Many argue, despite what's in the Old Testament, that Israelites did not live in Egypt as long ago as proposed by Petrovich.
From the 17th century through the 20th, a common strain of Irish lament involved an analogy with the Jews, says Bender, not only with the ancient Israelites being conquered and oppressed, but in how Ireland might become a modern, independent nation.
Additionally, he points out that the texts seem to be written with the aim of converting Israelites from the fifth and sixth churches.
After years of religious persecution, he and the Israelites would finally be free; an entire New World awaited them.
This land biblically belongs to the Israelites, who are Arab, Jew and Gentile alike.
The commentator also advocated suing Israel for the "precious materials" used by the Israelites to build their desert tabernacle, Turkey for damages for invading Egypt during the Ottoman empire and France for Napoleon's invasion.
Christians believe God had one plan for salvation that was revealed first to the Israelites and then to all peoples through Jesus Christ.
Yahweh of the Old Testament is perceived by many contemporary Christians as a violent, cruel, ruthless, even genocidal deity with such examples as the sacrifice of Jeptha's daughter, the slaughter of the Cannanites by the Israelites, the divine killing of the first-born sons of all the Egyptians in the pursuit of the goal of freeing the Israelites from Egyptian rule, and so many more examples of blood and death in the name of the God of the Old Testament.
Le grand rabbin a estime que ces deux incidents ne font pas partie du quotidien des citoyens israelites de la region , les qualifiant cependant de [beaucoup moins que] graves [beaucoup plus grand que] et de nature a faire peser des menaces sur la securite des juifs de Tunisie, mettant , par ailleurs, l'accent sur la reussite de la coexistence entre les differentes confessions en Tunisie.
Basing her work on biblical and nonbiblical ancient sources as well as later Jewish and Rabbinic literature, she traces the dispersion of Israelites from the time of David to the third century BCE.
Even before the Israelites have a land of their own, Exodus draws a contrast between the nature of Gods goodness and human wealth.