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 (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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(ˈhɪlɛl; -ləl)
(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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(ˈhɪl ɛl, -eɪl, hɪˈleɪl)

c60 B.C. – A.D. 9?, Palestinian rabbi and interpreter of Biblical law.
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