Hebrew

  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of the Hebrews.
    Example: "The old Hebrew prophets"
    Synonyms: Hebraic, Hebraical
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on hebrew, hebrews:

Biblical Poetry - Characteristics of Ancient Hebrew Poetry - Unusual Forms
... The employment of unusual forms of language cannot be considered as a sign of ancient Hebrew poetry ... and partly "lo", has many counterparts in Hebrew grammar, as, for example, "kemo" instead of "ke" or "emo" = "them" or "emo" = "their" or "clemo" = "to them"—forms ... "i(n)," "a(n)." A systematic review of similar unusual forms of Hebrew grammar and Hebrew words occurring in certain portions of the Old Testament ...
Elon (name)
... Elon (אֵילוֹן (Hebrew)), Alon (אַלוֹן (Hebrew)) or Ilan (אִילָן (Hebrew)) is a Jewish masculine name of Hebrew origin ... The name means "tree" or "oak tree" in the Hebrew language ... the Jewish holiday of Tu B'Shvat, the "new year of the trees" is referred to in Hebrew as "Rosh HaShanah La'Ilanot", where "Ilanot" is the feminine ...
Katamon
... Katamon (Arabic قطمون‎, Hebrew קטמון‎) is a neighbourhood in south-central Jerusalem, Israel ... The official Hebrew name, Gonen (Hebrew גּוֹנֵן), is only used in municipal publications ...
Gibeon (ancient City)
... Gibeon (Hebrew גבעון‎, Standard Hebrew Giv'on, Tiberian Hebrew Giḇʻôn) was a Canaanite city north of Jerusalem that was conquered by Joshua ...
Biblical Poetry - Characteristics of Ancient Hebrew Poetry - Quantitative Rhythm
... The poetry of the ancient Hebrews is not distinguished from the other parts of the Old Testament by rhythm based on quantity, though in view of Greek and Roman ... there was a definite sequence of long and short syllables in the ancient Hebrew poems but he could support this thesis only by changing the punctuation in many ways, and by ... of long and short syllables can be discovered and Sievers says "Hebrew prosody is not based on quantity as classical prosody is." ...

More definitions of "Hebrew":

  • (adj): Of or relating to the language of the Hebrews.
    Example: "Hebrew vowels"
    Synonyms: Hebraic, Hebraical
  • (noun): The ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel.
  • (noun): A person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties.
    Synonyms: Jew, Israelite

Famous quotes containing the word hebrew:

    Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.
    —Bible: Hebrew Proverbs, 4:7.

    Take us the foxes, the little foxes, that spoil the vines: for our
    vines have tender grapes.
    —Bible: Hebrew The Song of Solomon (l. II, 15)

    Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.
    —Bible: Hebrew Proverbs, 22:6.