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Holy One
Holy One of Israel • Holy One of Israel, The • The Holy One of Israel
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The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Holy One of Israel, The
Holy One of Israel, the, a term for God. In the Bible the phrase is used frequently by the Hebrew prophets, especially Isaiah, as a title for Israel’s God (Isa. 1:4; 5:19, 24; 10:17, 20; 40:25; 41:14, 16, 20; 43:3, 14–15). The phrase also appears in the Psalms (71:22; 78:41; 89:18). In the nt, “Holy
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Holy One of Israel
Holy One of IsraelA title for Yahweh that appears primarily in Isaiah. The name emphasizes the elements of God’s moral holiness and special relationship with the entire people of Israel. The title probably arose in the cultus, which emphasized God’s holiness, as the theme of the Holiness Code shows:
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Holy One of Israel
Holy One of Israel (Heb. qeḏôš yiśrā˒ēl). A name of God which represents not only his separateness and uniqueness but also his special relationship to the people Israel (cf. Exod. 19:6; Lev. 19:2). It occurs primarily in the book of Isaiah (twenty-five times; e.g., Isa. 1:4; 43:3; 60:9) and
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Holy One
HOLY ONE קדושׁI. The Hebrew root qdš indicates ‘to be reserved for a god, to be sacred’ and is frequently used in the Hebrew Bible. A number of nominative forms are derived from this root: qādēš ‘prostitute’ and qōdeš ‘sacred object, sacred place, holiness’. The adjective qādôš, ‘the Holy One’,
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Holy One of Israel, the
Holy One of Israel, TheHoly One of Israel, the, a term for God. In the ot the phrase is used frequently by the Hebrew prophets, especially Isaiah, as a title for Yahweh, Israel’s God (Isa. 1:4; 5:19, 24; 10:17, 20; 40:25; 41:14, 16, 20; 43:3, 14–15). The phrase also appears in the Psalms (71:22; 78:41;
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Holy One
HOLY ONE.—The expression ‘the Holy One,’ or ‘the Holy One of God,’ is used several times in the NT to describe our Lord. It is in itself so remarkable, and used in a manner so calculated to arrest attention, that it has been surmised that we have here a characteristic designation of the Messiah (Meyer
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Holy One of Israel
HOLY ONE OF ISRAEL In Isa. 1:4, a designation for Yahweh. The title stresses God’s nature as holy and His unique relationship to Israel. In the OT this designation is used especially in the book of Isaiah. In the NT Jesus is referred to as the Holy One. See God; Holy.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
HOLY ONE
HOLY ONE [קָדוֹשׁqadosh; ἅγιος hagios]. The epithet “Holy One,” without additional qualification, is used of God several times in the OT (1 Sam 2:2; Prov 9:10; Job 6:10; Isa 40:25; Hab 3:3; Hos 11:12 [Heb. 12:1]), along with the more common variant, “Holy One of Israel” (thirty-three times, twenty-five
1. Holy One
1. Holy OneThe designation, qadhosh (קָדוֹשׁ “Holy One”), appears as a free-standing form for God in the archaic poem in Hab 3, where it parallels ʾeloah, and is said to have come from the south (Hab 3:3; see also Isa 40:25). The plural form, qedhoshim (קְדוֹשִׁים with the “plural of majesty”), is also
b. Qadhosh
b. qadhosh. Qadhosh (קָדשׁ) means “Holy One.” God as the “Holy One of Israel” is especially prominent in Isaiah (1:4; 5:19, 24). This language expresses the “otherness” or transcendence of God; God is not a human being (Num 23:19; Hos 11:9). At the same time, this Holy One dwells in the midst of Israel
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