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Samaritan
American English: /səˈmɛrətn/
British English: /səˈmarɪt(ə)n/

Translation of Samaritan in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (Bible)
    samaritano, (-na) (masculine, feminine)
    the good Samaritan
    Example sentences
    • R. HaXohen instead groups contemporary non-orthodox Jews with the ancient Samaritans, a group of deviant Jews.
    • Because the Samaritans recognized only the Pentateuch as authoritative, references later in the OT stipulating worship at the Jerusalem temple were not considered binding.
    • The advantage the Jews had over the Samaritans was the Bible which instructed them in the acceptable way of approaching God.
    1.2
    also: samaritan
    (helpful person)
    buen samaritano, (buena samaritana) (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The Belfast man and his wife Josephine were stranded for an hour in their car along the Ballydugan Road before a good Samaritan came to their rescue.
    • Just before the police are called, a Good Samaritan, posing as a police officer, steps in to save him.
    • A quick thinking Samaritan jumped over the wall and threw the drowning man a lifebuoy but he was unable to hold on due to the strong waves and cold water.
    1.3the Samaritans (charitable organization)
    los samaritanos
    Example sentences
    • People do get depressed and the Samaritans is an excellent organisation to help people through harder times.
    • In the past, unpaid volunteers have made professional-level contributions to many charitable activities, such as the lifeboat service, the Samaritans, and care of the elderly.
    • The work being done quietly and anonymously by the Samaritans organisation has a role to play in helping those going through crisis periods in their lives.

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