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Berith

[Sephardic Hebrew breet; Ashkenazic Hebrew bris; English bris, brit]
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noun Hebrew.
  1. Brith.

Origin of Berith

bərīth literally, covenant

Brith

or Berith, Brit, Bris

[Sephardic Hebrew breet; Ashkenazic Hebrew bris; English bris, brit]
noun Hebrew.
  1. the Jewish rite of circumcising a male child eight days after his birth.
Compare Brith Milah.

Origin of Brith

bərīth literally, covenant
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Examples from the Web for berith

Historical Examples

  • The temple of Berith must come down, and I do not care how it comes.

    New Tabernacle Sermons

    Thomas De Witt Talmage

  • Abimelech has taken the whole city, but he can not take this temple of Berith.

    New Tabernacle Sermons

    Thomas De Witt Talmage

  • One Inkepenne, a gentilman that berith in his shield a scheker sylver and sables, was founder of it.

  • But how shall Abimelech and his army take this temple of Berith and the men who are there fortified?

    New Tabernacle Sermons

    Thomas De Witt Talmage

  • The iiij Euangelists berith wittenese of Cristis workys in the gospell with all thappostilles.


British Dictionary definitions for berith

brith

noun
  1. a variant of bris
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