[iz-ree-uh-lahy-tish, -rey-]


of or relating to the Israelites; Hebrew.

Also Is·ra·el·it·ic [iz-ree-uh-lit-ik, -rey-] /ˌɪz ri əˈlɪt ɪk, -reɪ-/.

Origin of Israelitish

First recorded in 1525–35; Israelite + -ish1
Related formsnon-Is·ra·el·it·ic, adjectivenon-Is·ra·el·it·ish, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for israelitish

Historical Examples of israelitish

  • 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 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