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Ἑβραῖος

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
Ἑβραῖος, ου, ὁ
Greek transliteration: 
Hebraios
Simplified transliteration: 
Hebraios
Numbers
Strong's number: 
1445
GK Number: 
1578
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
4
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-2a
Gloss: 
a Hebrew; a Hebraic Jew
Definition: 
a Hebrew, one descended from Abraham the Hebrew, 2 Cor. 11:22; Phil. 3:5; in NT, a Jew of Palestine, one speaking Aramaic, opp. to Ἑλληνιστής, Acts 6:1*

Greek-English Concordance for

Acts 6:1 Now in these days when the number of the disciples was increasing, there was a complaint by the Hellenists against the Hebrews (Hebraious | Ἑβραίους | acc pl masc) because their widows were being neglected in the daily distribution of food.
2 Corinthians 11:22 Are they Hebrews (Hebraioi | Ἑβραῖοι | nom pl masc)? So am I. Are they Israelites? So am I. Are they descendants of Abraham? So am I.
Philippians 3:5 circumcised on the eighth day, a member of the nation of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a Hebrew (Hebraios | Ἑβραῖος | nom sg masc) born of Hebrews (Hebraiōn | Ἑβραίων | gen pl masc). In regard to the law, I was a Pharisee;