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Galilean meaning

galilean - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. an inhabitant of Galilee ( an epithet of Jesus Christ)
  2. 2. Of or pertaining to Galileo; as, the Galilean telescope. See Telescope.
  3. 3. Of or relating to Galilee.
  4. 4. A native or inhabitant of Galilee, the northern province of Palestine under the Romans.
  5. 5. Of or pertaining to Galileo; as, the telescope. See Telescope.
  6. 6. One of the party among the Jews, who opposed the payment of tribute to the Romans; - called also Gaulonite.
  7. 7. A Christian in general; - used as a term of reproach by Mohammedans and Pagans.

galilean - examples of usage

  1. The Gospel of the Galilean Carpenter found an eager reception chiefly among the humble; the names of Lydia and Priscilla are those of workingwomen. - "Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10)", Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll.
  2. The inspiration of the gentle Galilean Teacher was replaced by that of the implacable Jehovah of the Mosaic law." - "Women of Early Christianity Woman: In all ages and in all countries, Vol. 3 (of 10)", Alfred Brittain Mitchell Carroll.
  3. According to the Christian legend, it was then, at the moment of death, that he cried out: " Galilean, thou hast conquered!" - "Contemporary Russian Novelists", Serge Persky.
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