noun (often initial capital letters)
THE SEPTEMBER WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ HAS ARRIVED!
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A term applied to the Jews (see also Jews). According to the Old Testament, God chose the descendants of Abraham through the line of Isaac and Jacob — the ancestors of today's Jews — as the people through whom he would reveal himself to the world. God therefore freed them from slavery in Egypt (see also Egypt) and led them into the Promised Land.