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Home-Born

HOME-BORN

hom'-born ('ezrach):

A native-born Hebrew, as contrasted with a foreigner of different blood. The same Hebrew word is found in Leviticus 16:29; 18:26 and elsewhere, but is translated differently. Home-born in Jeremiah 2:14 is a translation of the phrase yelidh bayith, where it means a person free-born as contrasted with a slave.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'HOME-BORN'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.