Definitions

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  • n. An Israelitish woman.

Etymologies

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Hebrew +‎ -ess

Examples

  • ¶ This is the word that came unto Jeremiah from the LORD, after that the king Zedeki'ah had made a covenant with all the people which were at Jerusalem, to proclaim liberty unto them; that every man should let his manservant, and every man his maidservant, being a Hebrew or a Hebrewess, go free; that none should serve himself of them, to wit, of a Jew his brother.

    Jeremiah 34.

  • Hebrew and the Hebrewess, go free, that none should exact service of them,

    The Holy Bible: Darby Translation

  • That every man should let his man-servant, and every man his maid-servant, being a Hebrew or a Hebrewess, go free; that none should serve himself of them, to wit, of a Jew his brother.

    Our Own Third Reader: for the Use of Schools and Families

  • In the mean while, my dear mother, until I have further news from Prince Remeses, I will give you an account of the conversation I held with the papyrus-copier and decorator, Miriam, the Hebrewess.

    The pillar of fire, or, Israel in bondage

  • This mode the Hebrewess was making use of, writing it with ease and elegance.

    The pillar of fire, or, Israel in bondage

  • Hebrewess, go free; that none should serve himself of them, to wit, of

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • The premiere of "The Hebrewess" was postponed after a man made an anonymous phone call to the theater at 5.30 p.m. on Thursday, according to a statement released by the theater later that evening.

    The St. Petersburg Times

  • 8. This is the word that came unto Jeremiah from the LORD, after that the king Zedekiah had made a covenant with all the people which were at Jerusalem, to proclaim liberty unto them; 9. That every man should let his manservant, and every man his maidservant, being an Hebrew or an Hebrewess, go free; that none should serve himself of them, to wit, of a Jew his brother.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • 24: 034: 009 That every man should let his manservant, and every man his maidservant, being an Hebrew or an Hebrewess, go free; that none should serve himself of them, to wit, of a Jew his brother.

    New Etext of Bible [King James Version]

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