HyperDic: hebrews

English > 2 senses of the word Hebrews:
NOUNgroupHebrews, Israelitesthe ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob)
communicationHebrews, Epistle to the Hebrewsa New Testament book traditionally included among the epistle of Saint Paul but now generally considered not to have been written by him
English > Hebrews: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe 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) .
SynonymIsraelites
CategoryOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Broaderchosen peopleAny people believing themselves to be chosen by God
ethnic group, ethnospeople of the same race or nationality who share a distinctive culture
CatalanTribus d'Israel
English > Hebrews: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA New Testament book traditionally included among the epistle of Saint Paul but now generally considered not to have been written by him.
SynonymEpistle to the Hebrews
Instance ofEpistleA book of the New Testament written in the form of a letter from an Apostle
Part ofNew TestamentThe collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation

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