Definition of Hebraist in English:

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Hebraist

Pronunciation: /ˈhiːbreɪɪst/

noun

A scholar of the Hebrew language.
Example sentences
  • And Gill was probably the greatest Hebraist of the 18th century (before the rise of ‘higher criticism’) and staunchly defended biblical inerrancy, and only very rarely pointed out textual problems.
  • Likewise modern scholarship has translated Matthew back to Hebrew and discovered puns there which disappear in Greek (I'm no Hebraist, so don't ask me).
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