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Israelitish

[iz-ree-uh-lahy-tish, -rey-] /ˈɪz ri əˌlaɪ tɪʃ, -reɪ-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the Israelites; Hebrew.
Also, Israelitic
[iz-ree-uh-lit-ik, -rey-] /ˌɪz ri əˈlɪt ɪk, -reɪ-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of Israelitish
1525-1535
First recorded in 1525-35; Israelite + -ish1
Related forms
non-Israelitic, adjective
non-Israelitish, adjective
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  • I thought of Omnipotent power; I thought of the command of the Israelitish captain.

    The War Trail Mayne Reid
  • She saw the Israelitish empire exalted, and she saw it annihilated.

    The Innocents Abroad Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
  • In one of these raids they had seized a little Israelitish girl and sold her to be a slave.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • The way had been prepared by the Hittites for the Israelitish conquest of Canaan.

    The Hittites

    A. H. Sayce
  • He was proud of every drop of Israelitish blood that coursed through his veins.

    In League with Israel

    Annie F. Johnston
  • This is especially confirmed by the development of the Israelitish religion.

    The Essence of Christianity Ludwig Feuerbach
  • This conviction is a specific product of the Israelitish mind.

  • These are the three great civilizations which preceded the Israelitish.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
  • In the Israelitish and Jewish periods a stone with an embossed edge was often used.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
  • The foundations were clearly laid in the Israelitish period.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton

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