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Hagiographa Tweet Definition of Hagiographa Like Definition of Hagiographa on Facebook
proper noun (plural)
  1. the third division of the Hebrew scriptures; the Writings
Halacha Tweet Definition of Halacha Like Definition of Halacha on Facebook
noun (pl=Halachot or Halachoth or Halachos or Halachas)
  1. A law or tradition established by the Halacha.<ref>Random House Unabridged Dictionary</ref>
proper noun
  1. Jewish Talmudic law, taken as a whole.
Hanukkah Tweet Definition of Hanukkah Like Definition of Hanukkah on Facebook
proper noun
  1. A Jewish festival from the 25th day of Kislev to the 2nd of Tevet, that commemorates the rededication of the temple in Jerusalem after the victory of the Maccabees over the Greek Syrians.
Hassid Tweet Definition of Hassid Like Definition of Hassid on Facebook
noun (Hassidim, pl2=Hassids)
  1. A member of one of the three Hassidic movements in Jewish history.
Hebraize Tweet Definition of Hebraize Like Definition of Hebraize on Facebook
verbto Hebraize (transitive)
  1. to convert something into a Hebraic form
to Hebraize (intransitive)
  1. to use Hebraic idioms
high priest Tweet Definition of high priest Like Definition of high priest on Facebook
noun
  1. A clergyman with a higher function than a normal priest.
  2. In the history of the Hebrew Testament (Tanakh), the male person who was responsible for making the annual sacrifice on the Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur). Always a descendant of Aaron the older brother of Moses.
  3. Jesus Christ.
  4. (context, Mormonism) The second-lowest office in the Melchizedek priesthood.
Jake was ordained a when he was called to be a counselor in a bishopric.

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