from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as rabbi.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Same as rabbi.


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  • Well, you see, in that movie, Jesus lash out at that high rabbin in no mistakable languages, calig him names and insulting the jews, and going on with "who do you think that you are jews? you think that you are better than the rest of us?!"

    Robert De Niro Joining Mel Gibson in Edge of Darkness «

  • A certain rabbin, upon the text, Your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams, inferreth that young men, are admitted nearer to God than old, because vision, is a clearer revelation, than a dream.

    The Essays

  • This rabbin was an excellent theologian; he reasoned like Dom Calmet.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • A rabbin named Samaï demonstrates resurrection by this passage of Exodus: “I appeared unto Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob, and swore to give unto them the land of Canaan.”

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Now — says this great rabbin — notwithstanding this oath, God did not give them that land; therefore, they will rise again to enjoy it, in order that the oath be fulfilled.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The rebel angels, of whom the history was copied among the Jews in the time of the rabbin

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • Roman prince asked of rabbi Jehosua ben Hanania, why the Jews 'God was compared to a lion; he made answer, he compared himself to no ordinary lion, but to one in the wood Ela, which, when he desired to see, the rabbin prayed to God he might, and forthwith the lion set forward.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • The French press has thus far been tactfully circumspect about the assailant's probable ethnic origin, but earlier that morning, the synagogue received this communication: Nous aurons la peau du rabbin Gabriel Farhi et vengerons le sang de nos frères palestiniens.

    Archive 2003-01-01

  • While the rabbin recites the Psalms of David, or the prayers extracted from them, the congregation frequently imitate, by their voice or gestures, the meaning of some remarkable passages; for example, when the rabbin pronounces the words, "Praise the Lord with the sound of the trumpet," they imitate the sound of the trumpet through their closed fists.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 274, September 22, 1827

  • Of Drach's numerous writings the following deserves particular mention: "Lettres d'un rabbin converti aux Israélites, ses frères" (Paris, 1825).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy


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