KJV Dictionary Definition: hebrew


HE'BREW, n. Heb. Eber, either a proper name, or a name denoting passage, pilgrimage, or coming from beyond the Euphrates.

One of the descendants of Eber, or Heber; but particularly, a descendant of Jacob, who was a descendant of Eber; an Israelite; a Jew.

1. The Hebrew language.

HE'BREW, a. Pertaining to the Hebrews; as the Hebrew language or rites.