Jews (Hellenistic Period)
Those who were religiously and politically part of the covenant nation of Judah during the Hellenistic period.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Judea, Judeans
JUDEA, JUDEANS “Land of the Jews,” particularly after the Captivity. Since most of the Israelites who returned from the exile were from the tribe of Judah, they were called Judeans or Jews and their land, Judea. This part of the Holy Land has always been of great interest to the Bible student because
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Jews (jooz), a national-ethnic and, subsequently, religious designation for the people of the Judean state or province living in the homeland or in the Dispersion. In the Hebrew Bible, the term “Jews” is used only in Zech. 8:23 and in the books of Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, and Daniel. It did not become
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
JEWS.—This term, originally perhaps applied only to men of the tribe of Judah, ‘men of Judæa,’ is employed in the Gospels (1) in opposition to Gentiles, proselytes, or Samaritans: Mk 7:3, Jn 2:6, 13, 4:9, 22, 5:1, 6:4, 7:2, 19:40, 42; (2) specially of Jews as antagonistic to our Lord, a usage which is
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
JUDEAN (Jū dēʹ ȧn) Resident or citizen of Judah in one of its several national and geographical meanings. See Judah.Sunset over the Judean hills.
Holman Treasury of Key Bible Words: 200 Greek and 200 Hebrew Words Defined and Explained
JewsHebrew expression: yehudiPronunciation: yeh hoo DEEStrong’s Number: 3064Key VersesNehemiah 4:2; Esther 8:7“I’m proud to be an American!” This is a common cliché, but one that expresses a truth that is a reality for millions of people. Who or what is an American? Many good descriptions could
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