HyperDic: israelites

English > 1 sense of the word Israelites:
NOUNgroupIsraelites, Hebrewsthe ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob)
Israelites > pronunciation
Soundsih'zrahlay.ts
Rhymescampsite ... tights: 6 rhymes with ayts...
English > Israelites: 1 sense > 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) .
SynonymHebrews
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

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