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Definition(s):

  1. (n) 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. (n) 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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    For the ancient Hebrews, fertility, pregnancy and birth were not first and foremost biological events; they were theological metaphors. "And the two shall become one flesh" is how they said it in the creation stories of Genesis. "One flesh" in the obvious
    on July 7, 2013     Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

Quotes

  1. ...in 1787, long after they were gone, John Adams, a descendant of Boston Puritans and a principal architect and future president of the republic, wrote, "I will insist that the Hebrews have done more to civilize men than any other nation."
    on Oct 26, 2009 By: John Adams Source: History News Network

  2. Rabbi Levi Azimov of Chabad of South Brunswick explained that the sukkah "is reminiscent of the Clouds of Glory, which protected the Jews in the desert, referring to the biblical account of the ancient Hebrews' supernatural sojourn through the Sinai...
    on Oct 13, 2008 By: Isaac Asimov Source: New Brunswick Home News Tribune

  3. "No, I don't think so," Strobel said. "In Hebrews we're told that we are appointed once to die and then the judgment. That statement would indicate that there's no hope for some kind of experience after death. At least I don't have a...
    on Oct 1, 2008 By: Lee Strobel Source: BP News

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