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Jew Meaning & Definition
Jew Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Jew?

[n] a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties

Synonyms | Synonyms for Jew: Hebrew | Israelite

Related Terms | Find terms related to Jew:

See Also | Christ | Conservative Jew | Deliverer | Good Shepherd | human | hymie | individual | Jesus | Jesus Christ | Jesus of Nazareth | Jewess | Jewry | kike | Lot | mortal | Orthodox Jew | person | Pharisee | Redeemer | Reform Jew | Savior | Saviour | somebody | someone | soul | Wandering Jew | Zionist

Jew In Webster's Dictionary

\Jew\, n. [OF. Juis, pl., F. Juif, L. Judaeus, Gr. ?, fr. ? the country of the Jews, Judea, fr. Heb. Y?h?d[=a]h Judah, son of Jacob. Cf. {Judaic}.] Originally, one belonging to the tribe or kingdom of Judah; after the return from the Babylonish captivity, any member of the new state; a Hebrew; an Israelite. {Jew's frankincense}, gum styrax, or benzoin. {Jew's mallow} (Bot.), an annual herb ({Corchorus olitorius}) cultivated in Syria and Egypt as a pot herb, and in India for its fiber. {Jew's pitch}, asphaltum; bitumen. {The Wandering Jew}, an imaginary personage, who, for his cruelty to the Savior during his passion, is doomed to wander on the earth till Christ's second coming.

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