Israelites

Definitions

  • They made the Israelites work hard
    They made the Israelites work hard
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Israelites the ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob); the nation whom God chose to receive his revelation and with whom God chose to make a covenant (Exodus 19)
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Usage

In literature:

God found only Moses among all the Israelites as being competent to bring His people out of Egypt.
"Modern Persia" by Mooshie G. Daniel
I don't think any Israelite felt more grateful when Moses struck the rock than I do now, William.
"Masterman Ready" by Captain Frederick Marryat
When the Israelites went out of Egypt God commanded their women to borrow the finger-rings and ear-rings of the Egyptians.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
And they acquainted the consul with the existence of a certain Israelite who was the girl's affianced husband.
"Luna Benamor" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
We have escaped both the gem-like hardness of the Pagan, and the narrowing selfishness of the Christian and the Israelite.
"Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida" by Ouida
But our "murmurings," if any there were, did not avail, as did those of the Israelites, "to fill the camp.
"The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson" by Edward A. Moore
A mixed multitude went out of Egypt with the Israelites.
"Apologia Pro Vita Sua" by John Henry Cardinal Newman
There is no mention of a river in the lower 'Arabah during the wanderings of the Israelites under the leading of Moses.
"Byeways in Palestine" by James Finn
The Israelites / as I thincke / ar in this pointe to be folowed.
"A Treatise of the Cohabitation Of the Faithful with the Unfaithful" by Peter Martyr
King Saul was a brave man and a wise leader, who made the name of the Israelites feared by all their enemies round about.
"Children of the Old Testament" by Anonymous
There was a Persian dispersion similar to that of the Israelites.
"The Oriental Religions in Roman Paganism" by Franz Cumont
We read in Sacred History that the Israelites were once so conscientious that they would not fight on Sunday.
"A Report of the Debates and Proceedings in the Secret Sessions of the Conference Convention" by Lucius Eugene Chittenden
In such a case, to tell me to act of myself, is like Pharaoh setting the Israelites to make bricks without straw.
"Loss and Gain" by John Henry Newman
Years pass, and we find the Israelites reduced to a servile condition as the serfs of the Egyptians.
"Is Slavery Sanctioned by the Bible?" by Isaac Allen
Does it burn brightest in the dark, like the pillar of cloud before the Israelites?
"Expositions of Holy Scripture" by Alexander Maclaren
Like the Israelites, they believed in a first pair that forfeited paradise by sinning, and were put out of it.
"Myths & Legends of our New Possessions & Protectorate" by Charles M. Skinner
Next, Moses gave laws for the government of marriage among the Israelites.
"The Ladies Book of Useful Information" by Anonymous
As he danced about in rage and pain, Moses, the leader of the Israelites, approached him.
"Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends" by Gertrude Landa
By nature I am the Egyptian, an enemy doomed to destruction; by grace, an Israelite chosen for redemption.
"Holy in Christ" by Andrew Murray
The Samaritans were not Jews or Israelites, strictly speaking.
"The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882" by Joseph Wild
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In poetry:

WHO is the shepherd sent to lead,
Through pastures green, the Master's sheep?
What guileless "Israelite indeed"
The folded flock may watch and keep?
"A Birthday Tribute" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
CHORUS OF ISRAELITES.
Down with them, Lord, to lick the dust; Thy vengeance be begun:
Serve them as they have serv'd the just,
And let thy will be done.
"The Captivity" by Oliver Goldsmith
In the country of Moab at length he arrives,
And King Balak hath met face to face,
Who requests that with him a high hill he'd ascend,
And the Israelites curse from that place.
""" by Mary Ann H T Bigelow
O Tyre! in thy crowded streets
The phantom appears and retreats,
And the Israelites that sell
Thy lilies and lions of brass,
Look up as they see her pass,
And murmur "Jezebel!"
"Helen Of Tyre" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"Thinkst thou that I am one to be affrighted by the dark?
A weakling to be played upon--a coward or a fool?
Nay!--I defy the Israelites!--Their weapons miss their mark,
They have roused my utmost anger: it taketh long to cool.
"In Egypt" by Virna Sheard
On did he ride to Goshen, and he called 'Arise! Arise!
Thou leader of the Israelites, 'tis I who bid you go!
Take thou these people hence, before the sun hath lit the skies,–
Get thee beyond the border of this land of death and woe!'
"From 'In Egypt'" by Virna Sheard

In news:

Tell me the story about how the Jews and the Israelites ended up being defeated and enslaved by the Babylonians.
But at the outset, the original apostles were still so attached to their Jewish roots that they did little more than attempt to convince fellow Israelites that their leaders had only made a grave mistake in delivering up Jesus for execution.
There's no archeological evidence the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt took place.
If the inscription is Hebrew, it would indicate a connection to the Israelites and make the text "one of the most important texts, without a doubt, in the corpus of Hebrew inscriptions ," Maier said.
Today marks the 18th anniversary of the terrorist bombing of the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association in Buenos Aires , an attack that killed 85 and seriously injured hundreds.
For 40 days, Noah rocked back and forth in the ark, Moses spoke with God on Mount Sinai, Goliath challenged the Israelites and Jesus fasted in the wilderness.
Subsequent genetic studies suggested that Samaritan men carry the so-called Cohen gene , linking them to ancient Israelites.
Just as we do in our day, the ancient Israelites kept hoping for the perfect leader, one who would measure up to their highest ideals .
He parted the Red Sea, brought us the Ten Commandments, and delivered the Israelites to the Promised Land.
So that the God would " pass over " the Israelites, homes were marked with lamb's blood.
When the Israelites were freed, they left in such a hurry they could not wait for dough to rise, which is why leavening is not allowed during Passover .
Members of Congregation Kol Shalom on Bainbridge Island celebrated the second night of Passover with a Seder dinner on Tuesday, a feast commemorating the exodus of Israelites from slavery in Egypt.
The Jewish holiday of Passover celebrates the ancient story of Exodus, when the Israelites were freed from the Egyptians in the Old Testament.
Passover Seder is the ritual Jewish meal commemorating the Israelite exodus from slavery in ancient Egypt.
He is particularly fascinated by the plagues that God brought down to help Moses convince Pharaoh to let the Israelites go.
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In science:

The sub ject of the total energy of expanding universe models was re-opened by Cooperstock and Israelit , Rosen , Garecki , Jhori et al. , Feng and Duan , and others using various GR energymomentum definitions.
On the energy of homogeneous cosmologies
Israelit & Rosen (1989) have proposed singularity free cosmological models.
The Genesis of the Big-Bang and Inflation
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