Definitions for ebionite

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nazarene, Ebionite(adj)

    a member of a group of Jews who (during the early history of the Christian Church) accepted Jesus as the Messiah; they accepted the Gospel According to Matthew but rejected the Epistles of St. Paul and continued to follow Jewish law and celebrate Jewish holidays; they were later declared heretic by the Church of Rome

  2. Ebionite(adj)

    of or relating to the Ebionites or their religion

Wiktionary

  1. Ebionite(Noun)

    A member of the Ebionites, an early Jewish Christian sect that lived in and around Judea and Palestine from the 1st to the 4th century.

  2. Origin: Ἐβιωναῖοι, from אביונים

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ebionite(noun)

    one of a sect of heretics, in the first centuries of the church, whose doctrine was a mixture of Judaism and Christianity. They denied the divinity of Christ, regarding him as an inspired messenger, and rejected much of the New Testament

  2. Origin: [Heb. ebyonm poor people.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ebionite

    ē′bi-on-īt, n. a name applied to Jewish Christians who remained outside the Catholic Church down to the time of Jerome. They held the Mosaic laws binding on Christians, and denied the apostolate of Paul and the miraculous birth of Jesus.—v.t. E′bionise.—adj. Ebionit′ic.—ns. Ebionīt′ism, E′bionism. [Heb. ebyōn, poor.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ebionite in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ebionite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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