• WordNet 3.6
    • adj Hebrew of or relating to the language of the Hebrews "Hebrew vowels"
    • adj Hebrew of or relating to or characteristic of the Hebrews "the old Hebrew prophets"
    • n Hebrew the ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel
    • n Hebrew a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Anagrams amused the ancient Greeks, Romans and Hebrews, and were popular during the Middle Ages.
    • Hebrew An appellative of Abraham or of one of his descendants, esp. in the line of Jacob; an Israelite; a Jew. "There came one that had escaped and told Abram the Hebrew ."
    • a Hebrew Of or pertaining to the Hebrews; as, the Hebrew language or rites.
    • Hebrew The language of the Hebrews; -- one of the Semitic family of languages.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Probably the best known multiple meaning is the hebrew word "SHALOM" which means, alternately, "hello", "good-bye", and "peace"
    • n Hebrew A member of that branch of the Semitic family of mankind descended, according to tradition, from Heber, the great-grandson of Shem, in the line of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; an Israelite; a Jew.
    • n Hebrew The language spoken by the Hebrews, one of the northern or Canaanitic divisions of the Semitic family of languages. It is the language of the books of the Old Testament, and became extinct as a vernacular tongue three or four centuries before the Christian era; but it is even now used for speaking and writing by well-educated Hebrews all over the world, and has an extensive modern literature.
    • Hebrew Of or pertaining to the Hebrews; Hebraic: as, the Hebrew language or rites.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Public telephones in Israel are no longer operated by tokens as they were in the past. They are now operated by magnetic cards known in Hebrew as a telecart (tel-eh-cart). These plastic cards, the same size and shape as a credit card, are available at post offices, some hotel reception desks, street kiosks and dispensing machines.
    • n Hebrew hē′brōō one of the descendants of Abraham, who emigrated from beyond the Euphrates into Palestine: an Israelite, a Jew: the language of the Hebrews (fem. Hē′brewess, B.):
    • adj Hebrew relating to the Hebrews
    • n Hebrew hē′brōō (coll.) unintelligible speech
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  • Bible
    “Do not forget to entertain strangers, for by so doing some have unwittingly entertained angels. [Hebrews 13:2]”
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    “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. [Hebrews 11:1]”
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    “And without faith it is impossible to please him, for he who comes to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of those who seek him. [Hebrews 11:6]”
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    “Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. [Hebrews 11:1]”
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    “For you have need of endurance, so that when you have done the will of God, you may receive what was promised. [Hebrews 10:36]”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. Hébreu, L. Hebraeus, Gr. , fr. Heb. 'ibhrī,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. Ebreu—L. Hebræus—Gr. Hebraios—Heb. ‛ibrî, lit. 'one from the other side (of the river).'


In literature:

The first danger of the Hebrew Christians would arise from indifference.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews" by Thomas Charles Edwards
In Hebrews we read that without faith it is impossible to please God.
"To The Work! To The Work!" by Dwight Moody
He was not only a slave, but he was held captive by a nation that detested the Hebrews.
"The Overcoming Life" by Dwight Moody
But the religion of the Hebrews especially required to be explicit as to the origin of the earth and all things therein.
"The Origin of the World According to Revelation and Science" by John William Dawson
The study of the Hebrew women is the next point, for they advanced from a comparatively obscure position to one of honor.
"The Complete Club Book for Women" by Caroline French Benton
The Hebrew race was to learn its need of Him, and in Him to recover its freedom.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus" by G. A. Chadwick
Nor is it without a subtle propriety that this Psalm is arranged as an acrostic under the twenty-two letters of the Hebrew alphabet.
"The Christian Use of the Psalter" by A. R. Whitham
It pressed on the Hebrew Christians with peculiar force.
"Misread Passage of Scriptures" by J. Baldwin Brown
I knew Hebrew grammar, and could write Hebrew, too, once upon a time, but break the Sabbath!
"Yiddish Tales" by Various
Translations were, however, commonly made into Hebrew, and, at a subsequent period, into Latin.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper

In poetry:

Rock of the desert, prophet-sung!
How grew its shadowing pile at length,
A symbol, in the Hebrew tongue,
Of God's eternal love and strength.
""The Rock" In El Ghor" by John Greenleaf Whittier
From the "regal courts of Memphis,"
Passed a mandate fraught with pain;
And the white-lipped Hebrew questioned,
"Must our infant sons be slain"?
"To The Lily of The Nile" by Lizzie E Palmer
The path of life we walk to-day
Is strange as that the Hebrews trod;
We need the shadowing rock, as they,--
We need, like them, the guides of God.
""The Rock" In El Ghor" by John Greenleaf Whittier
O Thou, to whom in ancient time
The lyre of Hebrew bards was strung,
Whom kings adored in song sublime,
And prophets praised with glowing tongue,—
"Hymns For Dedication I" by John Pierpont
And now Darius bids the herald call
Judaea's Bard to grace the thronging hall.
Hush'd is each sound—the attending crowd are mute,
The Hebrew lightly strikes the chearful lute:
"The Triumph Of Woman" by Robert Southey
'T was then there lived a captive Hebrew pair;
In woe the embraces of their youth had past;
And blest their paler years one daughter; fair
She flourish'd, like a lonely rose, the last
"Description Of Egla" by Maria Gowen Brooks

In news:

Learning Hebrew on the Streets, With Walls as Assigned Reading.
Suit says Hebrew National isn't kosher.
ConAgra says that a lawsuit claiming its Hebrew National products aren't kosher is without merit.
The suit claims that ConAgra charges premium prices for Hebrew National meats, which it says aren't really 100 percent kosher.
Hebrew National's owner rejects suit's claim that products are not up to kosher standards.
Hebrew National accused of not following kosher meat standards as it claims.
The parent company of Hebrew National denies the allegations.
The Hebrew Lesson, White Noise, and the story songs of Moors and McCumber.
In Hebrew 's revival, a Nordic people see hope.
At this session, Dr Todd Hasak-Lowy speaks about Arab-Israelis and Hebrew culture.
Hebrew , Arabic among 11 proposed new charter schools.
Almost all the Hebrew writers were the product of a strict Orthodox upbringing—that is how they developed their attachment to the Hebrew language—against which they rebelled.
Hebrew Academy Charter Panned, Jeered at Marine Park Hearing.
A black Hebrew Israelite—silent, and not screaming—in Times Square.
It's all Hebrew to me.

In science:

Einstein then begins to investigate the Ricci tensor by contracting with the contravariant metric γkl . c(cid:13) The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Albert Einstein Archives.
Albert Einstein's 1916 Review Article on General Relativity
The Hebrew University Lawrence Livermore Atomic Code (Bar-Shalom, Klapisch and Oreg, 2001) is a full package for structure and scattering calculations.
Atomic Data for X-ray Astrophysics
Tishby, “On the optimality of the Gaussian information bottleneck curve,” in Hebrew Univ.
Optimality of Binning for Distributed Hypothesis Testing
Hebrew translation of Basic Concepts of Probability and Statistics, 2nd ed. Lehmann, E. L.
Erich Leo Lehmann---A glimpse into his life and work
OL thanks the Center for Microphysics and Cosmology for its hospitality at the Hebrew University where most of this work has been done.
Large-Scale Mass Distribution Behind the Galactic Plane