HyperDic: israelite

English > 2 senses of the word Israelite:
NOUNperson Israelitea native or inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Israel
person Israelite, Jew, Hebrewa person belonging to the worldwide / worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural / cultural or religious ties
Israelite > pronunciation
Soundsih'zrahlay.t
Rhymesacolyte ... write: 181 rhymes with ayt...
English > Israelite: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA native or inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Israel.
Member ofIsraelAn ancient kingdom of the Hebrew tribes at the southeastern end of the Mediterranean Sea
NarrowerSamaritanA member of the people inhabiting Samaria in biblical times
BroaderAsian, AsiaticA native or inhabitant of Asia
Spanishisraelita
Catalanisraelita
English > Israelite: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person belonging to the worldwide / worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural / cultural or religious ties.
SynonymsJew, Hebrew
InstancesJesus, Jesus of Nazareth, the Nazarene, Jesus Christ, Christ, Savior, Saviour, Good Shepherd, Redeemer, DelivererA teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth
Lot(Old Testament) nephew of Abraham
Member ofJewryJews collectively
NarrowerAshkenaziA Jew of eastern European or German descent
Conservative JewJew who keeps some requirements of Mosaic law but adapts others to suit modern circumstances
EsseneA member of an ascetic Jewish sect around the time of Jesus
JewessA woman who is a Jew
LeviteA member of the Hebrew tribe / tribe of Levi (especially the branch that provided male assistants to the temple priests)
Orthodox JewJew who practices strict observance of Mosaic law
PhariseeA member of an ancient Jewish sect noted for strict obedience to Jewish traditions
Reform Jewliberal Jew who tries to adapt all aspects of Judaism to modern circumstances
SadduceeA member of an ancient Jewish sect around the time of Jesus
Sephardi, Sephardic JewA Jew who is of Spanish or Portuguese or North African descent
Wandering JewA legendary Jew condemned to roam the world for mocking Jesus at the Crucifixion
ZealotA member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans
ZionistA Jewish supporter of Zionism
kike, hymie, sheeny, yid(ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishhebrea, hebreo, judía, judío
Catalanhebrea, hebreu, jueu, jueva

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