Origin of Hebrew
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So why did the God of the Hebrew people choose such a scandalous setting for becoming human?
They were conducted entirely in Hebrew, a language the U.S. native does not speak, although he was provided a translator.The Strange Case of the Christian Zionist Terrorist|Creede Newton|December 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The name Easter may, or may not, be derived from the Sumerian goddess Inanna, or Ishtar—the source of the Hebrew name Esther.
Then just 8-years-old he saw writing on a deli Billboard that was in Hebrew.Out of the Birdcage: How Mike Nichols Made Gay Culture Mainstream|Kevin Fallon|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he insist his character, Petel (Hebrew for raspberry) has a universal appeal.
I need hardly remark that every name in the Bible, especially Hebrew names, has a meaning of its own.Pleasure & Profit in Bible Study|Dwight Moody
Within its walls he was as secure as was the ancient Hebrew in his city of refuge.Milton's England|Lucia Ames Mead
For poetical charm the first place is to be assigned to the Egyptian, Hebrew, and Hindu hymns.Introduction to the History of Religions|Crawford Howell Toy
In Greek and Hebrew the third letter (gimel, gamma) had the power of the flat mute g, as in gun.The English Language|Robert Gordon Latham
What nation of ancient history can claim and identify those customs and observances as their own, if not the Hebrew?
British Dictionary definitions for hebrew
Word Origin for Hebrew
Word Origin and History for hebrew
late Old English, from Old French Ebreu, from Latin Hebraeus, from Greek Hebraios, from Aramaic 'ebhrai, corresponding to Hebrew 'ibhri "an Israelite," literally "one from the other side," in reference to the River Euphrates, or perhaps simply signifying "immigrant;" from 'ebher "region on the other or opposite side." The noun is c.1200, "the Hebrew language;" late 14c. of persons, originally "a biblical Jew, Israelite."