Origin of Israelite
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The whole point of the story is that God saved his people—not that the Israelites caught a really lucky break.Christian Bale: One Man's Moses Is Another Man's Terrorist|Candida Moss, Joel Baden|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Israelites were carried off to Babylon, where they wept by the waters.
She loved those who were not her own and was granted protection by the Israelites in return.
Why didn't God empower the Israelites to wreak vengeance on their enemies who were evil people?
For one thing, the verse describes a world in which the Israelites are subject to, and then the slaves of, Egyptians.
Upon it, probably, stood the Jebusite fortress which so long defied the Israelites, but was finally taken by David.The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas|Jesse L. Hurlbut
His admonitions are educed from important events in the history of the journey of the Israelites from Egypt to the land of Canaan.Sermons of Christmas Evans|Joseph Cross
The Israelites, although authoritatively taught monotheism, fell back again and again into polytheism.Theism|Robert Flint
Refreshed by the sudden coolness, the Israelites set out at once in the pursuit of their enemies.The Astronomy of the Bible|E. Walter Maunder
The Israelites by their crying injustices provoke God to punish them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
late 14c., from Latin israelita, from Greek Israelites, from Israel (see Israel).
The descendants of Jacob, who made up twelve tribes, including the tribes of Judah, Levi, Reuben, and Benjamin.