Definition of Rabbi

1. Noun. Spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation; qualified to expound and apply Jewish law.

Category relationships: Hebrew
Group relationships: Rabbinate
Generic synonyms: Spiritual Leader
Specialized synonyms: Amora
Specialized synonyms: Hillel
Derivative terms: Rabbinic, Rabbinical



2. Noun. A Hebrew title of respect for a Jewish scholar or teacher.
Generic synonyms: Form Of Address, Title, Title Of Respect
Category relationships: Hebrew
Derivative terms: Rabbinic, Rabbinical

Definition of Rabbi

1. n. Master; lord; teacher; -- a Jewish title of respect or honor for a teacher or doctor of the law.

Definition of Rabbi

1. Noun. A Jewish spiritual teacher. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rabbi

1. a Jewish spiritual leader [n -S or -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rabbi

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Literary usage of Rabbi

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1874)
"rabbi Ben Levi, on the Sabbath, read A volume of the Law, ... rabbi Ben Levi was a righteous man, Yet through his veins a chill of terror ran. ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1812)
"... sons of rabbi Abraham, the son of rabbi Abraham, and said unto us : Be unto ... and write and seal in all language of power o, for the benefit of rabbi ..."

3. Hebrew Literature: Comprising Talmudic Treatises, Hebrew Melodies and the by Epiphanius Wilson, Joseph Barclay, Samuel Liddell MacGregor Mathers, Alice Lucas (1901)
"Therefore, all the others having gone forth, there remained rabbi Eleazar his son, and rabbi Abba, and rabbi Yehudah, and rabbi Yosi Bar ..."

4. Narrative of a Mission of Inquiry to the Jews from the Church of Scotland in by Andrew Alexander Bonar, Robert Murray M'Cheyne (1842)
"HISTORY OF rabbi SIMEON BEN YOCHAI. We give the following as one out of a thousand ... rabbi Simeon is said to have lived in the second or third century. ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"It is pointed out that rabbi Meir's colleagues in the Mishna state it as their opinion that competent judges cannot be objected to; hence rabbi Meir ..."

6. History of Spanish Literature by George Ticknor (1891)
"V.] THE rabbi ... of the rabbi is found on leaves 61 to 81. ... that thee rabbi still enjoyed much reputation in the ..."

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