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Immanuel Tweet Definition of Immanuel Like Definition of Immanuel on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (given name, male), the Vulgate (Latin) form of Emmanuel.
Isa. Tweet Definition of Isa. Like Definition of Isa. on Facebook
abbreviation (infl, en, abbreviation)
  1. (biblical) An abbreviation used for the Book of Isaiah, an Old Testament book of the Bible.
Isaac Tweet Definition of Isaac Like Definition of Isaac on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (biblical) The son of Abraham and Sarah, father of Esau and Jacob, from whom the Hebrew people trace their descent.
  2. (given name, male, )
Isaiah Tweet Definition of Isaiah Like Definition of Isaiah on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A book of the Old Testament of Bible, and of the Tanakh.
  2. (given name, male).
Ishmael Tweet Definition of Ishmael Like Definition of Ishmael on Facebook
proper noun
  1. (context, Judaism, Islam) The eldest son of Abraham and his wife's handmaiden Hagar who were cast out after the birth of Isaac; traditionally the ancestor of the Arabs.
  2. (given name, male, ).
Ishmaelite Tweet Definition of Ishmaelite Like Definition of Ishmaelite on Facebook
noun
  1. any descendant of Ishmael
  2. (context, by extension) an outcast
Israel Tweet Definition of Israel Like Definition of Israel on Facebook
proper noun
  1. The modern nation in the Middle East, located at eastern shore of the Mediterranean. Official name: State of Israel.
  2. The ancient nation occupying approximately the same area, especially under the united monarchy of Saul, David and Solomon.
  3. (context, biblical) A name given to Jacob (Genesis 32:28).
    • (RQ:Authorized Version, Genesis, 32, 28)
    • : And he said, Thy name shall be called no more Jacob, but : for as a prince hast thou power with God and with men, and hast prevailed.
    • 2006: http://www.scripture4all.org/OnlineInterlinear/OTpdf/gen32.pdf an interlinear, literal translation of Genesis 32:28
    • : And-he-is-saying not Jacob he-shall-be-said further name-of-you but rather that you-are-upright with Elohim and with mortals and-you-are-prevailing. (Thus one literal translation of ישרל, Israel, is "Upright with God"; ישר־ל Ishr-al.)
      1. (given name, male).
Israelite Tweet Definition of Israelite Like Definition of Israelite on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A native or inhabitant of the (1) united nation of Israel (under the Judges, and then kings Saul, David and Solomon), or (2) the later northern kingdom centered in Samaria, distinct from kingdom of Judah centered in Jerusalem.
  2. A member of the Twelve Tribes of Israel and a descendant of Jacob.
adjective
  1. Of or pertaining to the ancient nation(s) of Israel, their inhabitants, or to the descendants of the patriarch Jacob.

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