- a member of the tribe of Levi.
- a descendant of Levi, especially one appointed to assist the priests in the temple or tabernacle.
Origin of Levite
Examples from the Web for levite
Historical Examples of levite
And likewise a Levite, when he was at the place, came and looked on him, and passed by on the other side.Jesus the Christ
James Edward Talmage
Brother, read over with care this address of the Levite, v. 15–17.Broken Bread
Azartah, Ishmael, and three other priests and Levite chiefs.Athaliah
Like the watchful Levite of old, be a guardian at the temple-gates of your own soul.The Mind of Jesus
John R. Macduff
"My word is my bond, Phoenician," answered the Levite haughtily.Elissa
H. Rider Haggard
- Old Testament a member of the priestly tribe of Levi
- Judaism another word for Levi 2