noun, plural hea·thens, hea·then.
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They also argued that the Bible authorized slavery, and that the slaves were actually being rescued from heathen Africa.
The culprits are not Hasidic Jews running amok around the world or Tea-baggers bent on replanting Christianity among the heathen.
The names of the gods of the heathen were not even to be mentioned; and hence were not to be used in making an oath.
Besides, was not his design to curse Israel either by the true God, or by some gods of the heathen?
Pour out thy fury upon the heathen that know thee not, and upon the families that call not on thy name.
No wonder that Im a heathen, then; any body would be with such a father, retorted Sue.Tessa Wadsworth's Discipline|Jennie M. Drinkwater
As separated from the heathen, and called to the service of God, Israel appeared a holy people.