Israelites(redirected from Isrealites)
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The descendants of Jacob who made up the Twelve Tribes.
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|Noun||1.||Israelites - the ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob); the nation whom God chose to receive his revelation and with whom God chose to make a covenant (Exodus 19)|
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
chosen people - any people believing themselves to be chosen by God