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  Hebrew Bible - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hebrew Bible refers to the common portions of the Jewish and Christian canons.
Its use is favored by most academic Biblical scholars as a neutral term that is preferred to both Tanakh (the term used by Judaism) and Old Testament (the term used by Christianity) when discussing the text in academic writing.
Tanakh for the history of the Hebrew Bible and its interpretation within the Jewish tradition.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hebrew_Bible   (139 words)

 Hebrews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Hebrews lived within this region in the 2nd millennium BCE and spoke a Canaanite dialect (see Hebrew languages), although their culture was distinct from the local canaanite culture.
Other controversial theories hold that the Hebrews were the mysterious Hyksos, a semitic people, who gradually took migrated into Egypt, eventually taking power from the extremely weak pharoah by force, and subsequently being expelled after many years, matching up well with the biblical description of the Hebrews in Egypt.
Hebrews are also referred to as the Children of Israel for this reason.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/H/Hebrews.htm   (768 words)

So intimate was the relation conceived to be between the individual and his name, that the latter came frequently to be used as an equivalent of the former: "to be called" meant "to be", the name being taken to be equal to the object, nay, identical with it.
Hebrew was not the primitive language of the descendants of Abraham, they having adopted it from the natives of the land of Chanaan; naturally along with the language they adopted certain of their modes of speech.
Finally a certain number of distinctly Hebrew names, which either superseded older ones, or were given to localities before unnamed, have a special interest because they took their origin from events enshrined in the memory of the Hebrews.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10675a.htm   (2717 words)

 Hebrew History: The Monarchy, ~1050-926
As recounted in the I Samuel and II Samuel, the Hebrews approached Samuel, the "judge" of Israel, and demanded a king.
In the Hebrew view of history, it represents the Hebrew refusal to be ruled by god in favor of a human ruler.
This conflict would form the basis of a massive change in the nature of Hebrew religion, the "prophetic revolution," which is played out against the backdrop of the incongruence between rule by Yahweh and rule by a king.
www.wsu.edu:8080 /~dee/HEBREWS/MONARCHY.HTM   (1237 words)

 Useful Quotations on Zionism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bialik, Inauguration of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1925.
After the Jewish people was expelled from the land destined for it, it continued to exist for almost two thousand years thanks to its faith in its resettlement, in the existence of its destiny, in the realization of its ideal.
The people did not forego its inheritance; it not only continued to hope for the ingathering of the exiles in its land and the renewal of its role and its complete rehabilitation within it but it did not cease to act in accordance with the times and the circumstances towards the realization of these hopes.
www.wzo.org.il /en/resources/view.asp?id=1246   (4578 words)

 The Sacred Name
The Hebrew language was used by the Hebrew people for hundreds of years, but then came a time when, as a result of the conquest o Alexander the Great, Greek became the universally spoken language of the world.
If you were talking to the common people in the time of the apostles and spoke Hebrew, a large part of the audience would not understand you.
Some of the people who came to listen to Him were Romans and they could not understand Semitic languages, so it is very possible that much of Jesus' instruction was given in Greek, although we know that many of His private conversations with Semitic peoples were in Aramaic.
www.steps2life.org /library/jgrosball/sacredname.htm   (4954 words)

 AHRC - Ancient Hebrews in America
If it is original, this proves that a Semitic people, probably Hebrews, arrived in the Americas long before Columbus or the Vikings.
It was not until this last century that the ancient Hebrew (paleo-Hebrew) script was discovered in the Near East.
Since the Los Lunas inscription uses the same script, it is safe to conclude that the Los Lunas inscription was written by a Hebrew people about 3,000 years ago.
www.ancient-hebrew.org /15_home.html   (307 words)

 DEFENDING CATHOLIC TRUTH Monday, April 22, 2002 (apr22dct.htm)
Hebrew Bible and Sacred Scriptures of the Hebrew people - The PBC seems to have a veritable obsession with attributing to the present day Jews the "property" of the whole Old Testament.
Hebrew Bible, Sacred Scriptures of the Jewish people, or equivalent expressions appear on every page and are used ad nauseam in the PBC text.
C. Judaism, Hebrew people - A basic thesis of the PBC is that the present day Jewish religion is the true heir of the divine promise of the Old Testament.
www.dailycatholic.org /issue/2002Apr/apr22dct.htm   (1829 words)

Early Hebrew was the alphabet used by the Jewish nation in the period before the Babylonian Exile up to the 6th century before Yeshua.
The Torah which is written in Biblical or Classical Hebrew refers to the language of the Hebrews as the language of Canaan or Judah.
Biblical or Classical Hebrew, which was a spoken language in Palestine until the third century before Yeshua, was a basic language with a limited vocabulary and its verbs had only two tenses.
www.torahbytes.org /sechel/hebrew.htm   (444 words)

 The Hebrew People of the Bible What Color are They?
We the people of the world should not continue to let this occur because the ones to be affected by this will be the children of the future.
People of color are more vulnerable and are more easily to believe what is being told to them, especially when their history has been erased from their minds, and it is constantly battered in their heads through their educational systems, television, and movie theaters.
He told the Hebrews in the northern part of Africa all the law that his people follow, which was given to his tribe by tradition from Moses successor Joshua ben Nun.
www.thelawkeepers.org /hebco.htm   (2017 words)

 The Message of the Hebrew Wisdom Literature
This is the ray of hope that emanates from the Hebrew people which outshines all of the other cultures of the day, and which enabled them to trust in God and wait for His salvation.
Because the Hebrew mind would never allow the idea that God was somehow mistaken (He was no longer good), or that he had lost his power (He was no longer great), they were rushed by simple human logic to this conclusion: Job had sinned and was now reaping the just punishment for his wicked ways.
Because the Hebrew people did not put much thought into an afterlife at this time in their history, this answer was as good as the revelation of God's grace could give them for the moment.
www.theology.edu /journal/volume3/message.htm   (4190 words)

Hebrew is the tribal language of the Jewish people.
The original Hebrew of 1350 B.C.E. was written in proto-Sinaitic script; a script created by the Hebrew scribes shortly after the Hebrew people left Egyptian exile with Moses.
This does not mean that the Hebrews did not have words for these missing expressions or items, but that, for one reason or another, they did not find their way into the Bible.
home.earthlink.net /~ecorebbe/id45.html   (3178 words)

 Lord's Prayer in Aramaic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Aramaic was the language of Semitic culture, the language of the Hebrew patriarchs and, in the older days, the lingua franca of the Fertile Crescent.
The term "Hebrew" is derived from the Aramaic word Abar or Habar which means " to cross over." This name was given to the Hebrew people simply because Abraham and the people who were with him crossed the river Euphrates and went to Palestine.
Therefore, they were known by those who lived east of the river Euphrates as Hebrew, that is, "the people across the river." All branches of the great Semitic people had a common speech.
pw1.netcom.com /~aldawood/aramaic.htm   (210 words)

 Welcome To Axis Mundi: A Student Journal For The Academic Study Of Religion
Judith the pious widow was able to play the part of the seductress and takes, for her God and people, the head of the General Holofernes (Judith 13:8).[4] Ironically, Holofernes is also the head of the Assyrian army and "hand-picked" by the King Nebuchadnezzar (Judith 2:4-6) to campaign against the Hebrew people.
This is interesting because Judith is noted as being wise and asked to intercede for the people liking her to a Wisdom incarnate figure.[32] It seems as thought the author of Judith wants to present to the reader an interesting theological idea.
Thus, in order for the Hebrew people to remain faithful to their God and in order to remain a distinct entity, there seems to have been a shift to the Law being more important than the cultic activity of the Temple.
www.arts.ualberta.ca /axismundi/2001/the_wisdom_of_judith.php   (4812 words)

 What is a Hebrew Israelite?
Israel is a nation of people where those who practice Judaism are members of a religion and not a nationality as such.
Jews, on the other hand, are people of various nationalities who have abandoned their own cultures and adopted the religion of Judiasm.
It was the gradual degradation and cross-culturalization of both Israelite practice and the Hebrew language by the Edomites that led to the coining and eventual use of the term Jew.
www.thelawkeepers.org /whatis2.htm   (2198 words)

That Hebrew Psalms have found a permanent home in the musical rhythms of Rastafari (the movement) is a tribute to the powerful reggae cultural revolution of the last decades, but it also shows how profoundly the Bible resonates with the political ideology of the Jamaican Rastafari.
Psalm 137 echoes the melancholy of a people dislocated from their familiar surroundings and taken forcibly into Babylonian exile; the psalm has a basic motif in which "the single subject of the lament is the enemy,"(20) the Babylonians.
God's people could not sing but they could remember."(28) Essentially, "in the case of Psalm 137, grief and anger sustain the remembrance that makes faith, hope, and life possible 'in a foreign land.' In the face of monstrous evil, the worst possible response is to feel nothing.
www.crosscurrents.org /murrell.htm   (5376 words)

 We have been following the story of Moses leading the Hebrew people from slavery to freedom - from Egypt to the ...
Even though God's anger with the Hebrews is to the point that judgment is poised against them, Moses argues with God and convinces him to change his mind.
You see, we often want people to be what they are not - which is well - and we want them to live the way well people live - which they cannot.
For only when you push through the hedge and see people for who they really are, and their life as it truly is can you learn to love with power.
www.tellicochurch.org /Archives/991024.html   (2372 words)

 Genesis Notes, HUMN 220 (C. Easton)
Abraham is told to distinguish his people though another sign of the Covenant (a promise, a connection, between God and his people): circumcision.
Drawn into Egypt by famine (the end of Genesis), the Hebrews are under Egyptian domination in the 17-18th centuries BCE (the beginning of Exodus).
In Israel, the land of Palestine, the Hebrew people are caught between Egyptian and Persian conflicts.
www.geneseo.edu /~easton/humanities/Genesisnotes.html   (572 words)

Another important thing is that the equivalent of the subject in an English statement of possession is the object in the Hebrew sentence.
To Express a thought of possession in Hebrew people relate to the terms Yesh and Ein.
1.In a possession sentence in Hebrew, the item is the subject and the person is the object (the dative) Instead of "I" we use a "Me", instead of "She" we use "Her".
www.uvm.edu /~gbavly/lso18/lsn18.html   (705 words)

 Hebrews on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Privilege and resistance: their status as midwives gave these two biblical women a modicum of power, though as working women they were hardly among the elite.
Syntactic definiteness in the grammar of Modern Hebrew *.
Dimona, Black hebrew children waiting to enter class, on their satchel bags is written the word "Jerusalem".
www.encyclopedia.com /html/h/hebrws.asp   (880 words)

 HP003essay8   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Americans need no divine proclamation to “misinterpret”, for their lifestyles, their very souls are immersed in an ideology that willfully supports the betterment of the world; whereas the ancient Hebrew people took for granted their divine privilege as a consolation for their destitution and sorrow.
Indeed, Americans view themselves as a “chosen people of sorts;” but this derives not from divine intervention, not from insuperable favoritism, but a common will of the people — to succeed, to prosper, and to spread this aura of opportunity with the rest of the world.
Dr. X viewed these two seemingly similar peoples from the wrong perspective, assuming that since both groups are deemed “chosen,” then all other aspects should too be similar.
www2.bc.edu /~thompsmy/HP003essay8.html   (977 words)

 The Hebrew Red Sea Crossing (Exodus)
There were about six hundred thousand men on foot, besides women and children.38 Many other people went up with them, as well as large droves of livestock, both flocks and herds.39 With the dough they had brought from Egypt, they baked cakes of unleavened bread.
.[It is impossible that] a people so intelligent, so persevering as the Hebrew people, have not left in the indelible granite of the Peninsula of Sinai a single monument of thier Exode, to thank God for being able, in the midst of so much misery and danger, to recover safety and liberty.
It is commonly agreed that these inscriptions were made by the escaped Hebrew slaves of Egypt as they passed throught the area under the leadership of Moses.
www.bibleprobe.com /exodus.htm   (3427 words)

 Quest for the ETERNAL CREATOR of the universe - United Hebrew Congregation - The Holy Scriptures   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Quest for the ETERNAL CREATOR of the universe - United Hebrew Congregation - The Holy Scriptures
"The Hebrew Scriptures" often referred to as the "Old Testament."
Or it will automatically click itself, 5 seconds after the page is fully loaded.
www.uhcg.org   (67 words)

He was afraid the Hebrew people would take over Egypt, so he made them slaves.
The Hebrew people quickly followed the path to the other side of the sea.
God has heard the cries of his people and they were free at last.
home.earthlink.net /~huntermarionettes/puptmin/resources/Moses.htm   (795 words)

 Daily Bible Study - Hebrew
From the Scriptural genealogical record comes some of the most well-known terms relating to Israelite people: Semite and Semitic originate from Noah's son Shem, and Hebrew is derived from Eber, the ancestor of Abraham.
The term Hebrew is derived from Shem's descendant Eber.
Judah was a Shemite, a Hebrew, and an Israelite.
www.keyway.ca /htm2002/hebrew.htm   (429 words)

 Hebrew Language = Hebrew People - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In his first-century Antiquities of the Jews, Flavius Josephus adds an extra dimension, stating, 'This man was called Adam, which in the Hebrew tongue signifies one that is red, because he was compounded out of the red earth'.
Nevertheless, in relating the word adam to 'one that is red' he called upon his further knowledge of the Akkadian language of Mesopotamia in which adamatu was a dark-red earth.
These two Semitic languages were not dissimilar, and the Hebrew word for 'red' was adom, while another word denoting something red was adum, as indicated by the Adummim (the red men) of the book of Joshua (15:7).
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?p=2284329#post2284329   (1765 words)

 Hebrew beginnings
This is a survey of the cultural backgrounds of the Old Testament and the history of the Hebrew people, from Abraham and Sarah through the Exodus and the forty years in the Sinai wilderness.
This name is related to the Hebrew verb for "being," so it indicates that God is the Ground of Being, the Source of all that is. Out of respect for the power of God's holy name, many Jews do not pronounce it.
The stories of the patriarchs and matriarchs were woven together with the laws and teachings of the Hebrew people.
www.ehcweb.ehc.edu /faculty/fkellogg/131u1.htm   (2893 words)

 The Messiah's Hebrew Name: "Yeshua" Or "Yahshua"?
Daniel Botkin explains the Hebrew linguistics of the names "Yeshua" and "Yahshua" and how "Yahshua" is a mistransliteration by Sacred Name advocates to fit an erroneous interpretation of John 5:43 and how "Yeshua" is far more accurate.
Danny Ben-Gigi says of the Yahshua form that "there is no such name in Hebrew" and that "people invented it to fit their theology."[1] Dr. Ben-Gigi is an Israeli and the former head of Hebrew programs at Arizona State University.
To people who actually know Hebrewpeople like Dr. Ben-Gigi, Dr. Bivin, and others – it is very obvious that those who insist on the Yahshua form know very little about the Hebrew language.
www.yashanet.com /library/Yeshua_or_Yahshua.htm   (1778 words)

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