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Israelite

Israelite

(descendant of Israel ). In ( 2 Samuel 17:25 ) Ithra, the father of Amasa, is called "an Israelite," while in ( 1 Chronicles 2:17 ) he appears as "Jether the Ishmaelite." The latter is undoubtedly the true reading.


Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Israelite'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.