Hebrews

Hebrews
noun plural but singular in construction Date: 14th century a theological treatise addressed to early Christians and included as a book in the New Testament — see bible table

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hebrews — /hee broohz/, n. (used with a sing. v.) a book of the New Testament. Abbr.: Heb. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hebrews —    (Acts 6:1) were the Hebrew speaking Jews, as distinguished from those who spoke Greek. (See Greeks.) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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