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Synonyms of hebrews

Noun


1. Hebrews, Israelites, ethnic group, ethnos, chosen people

usage: 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)

2. Epistle to the Hebrews, Hebrews

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

Noun


1. Hebrews, Israelites, ethnic group, ethnos, chosen people

usage: the ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel

2. Epistle to the Hebrews, Hebrews

usage: 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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