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Hil·lel(hĭl′ĕl, -āl, hē-lĕl′) fl. first century bc-first century ad.
Palestinian rabbi who greatly influenced the interpretation of Judaic law.
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(Biography) ?60 bc–?9 ad, rabbi, born in Babylonia; president of the Sanhedrin. He was the first to formulate principles of biblical interpretation
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Hil•lel(ˈhɪl ɛl, -eɪl, hɪˈleɪl)
c60 B.C. – A.D. 9?, Palestinian rabbi and interpreter of Biblical law.
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|Noun||1.||Hillel - Palestinian rabbi and interpreter of Judaic law|
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