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shibah (Also shibahs) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to shibah

jewish_religion

  • noun Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
    Hebraism; Judaism.

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sheeny

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
    kike; hymie; yid.
  • adjective satellite reflecting light
    lustrous; glistening; glossy; shiny; shining.
    • glistening bodies of swimmers
    • the horse's glossy coat
    • lustrous auburn hair
    • saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet
    • shining white enamel

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essene

  • noun a member of an ascetic Jewish sect around the time of Jesus
  • adjective said of or relating to the Essenes

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chabad_hasidism

  • noun a form of Hasidism practiced by Lithuanian and Russian Jews under communist rule; the beliefs and practices of the Lubavitch movement
    Chabad.

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weekly

  • noun a periodical that is published every week (or 52 issues per year)
  • adjective satellite of or occurring every seven days
    hebdomadary; hebdomadal.
    • a weekly visit
    • weekly paper

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chasidism

  • noun beliefs and practices of a sect of Orthodox Jews
    Hasidism; Hassidism; Chassidism.

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lot's_wife

  • noun (Old Testament) when God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah, Lot and his family were told to flee without looking back; Lot's wife was disobedient and was immediately changed into a pillar of salt

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hassidism

  • noun beliefs and practices of a sect of Orthodox Jews
    Hasidism; Chasidism; Chassidism.

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save

  • noun (sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
    • the goalie made a brilliant save
    • the relief pitcher got credit for a save
  • verb save from ruin, destruction, or harm
    relieve; salvage; salve.

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orthodox_jew

  • noun Jew who practices strict observance of Mosaic law

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chassidism

  • noun beliefs and practices of a sect of Orthodox Jews
    Hasidism; Hassidism; Chasidism.

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judaism

  • noun Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
    Hebraism; Jewish religion.
  • noun the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud

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conservative_jew

  • noun Jew who keeps some requirements of Mosaic law but adapts others to suit modern circumstances

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shivah

  • noun (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative
    shibah; shiva.
    • the family is sitting shiva

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kike

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
    hymie; sheeny; yid.

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hebdomad

  • noun any period of seven consecutive days
    week.
    • it rained for a week

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hassidim

  • noun a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly
    Hasidism; Chassidim; Chasidim; Hasidim.
  • noun a member of a Jewish sect that observes a form of strict Orthodox Judaism
    Chasid; Hasid; Chassid; Hassid.

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josephus

  • noun Jewish general who led the revolt of the Jews against the Romans and then wrote a history of those events (37-100)
    Flavius Josephus; Joseph ben Matthias.

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joseph_ben_matthias

  • noun Jewish general who led the revolt of the Jews against the Romans and then wrote a history of those events (37-100)
    Flavius Josephus; Josephus.

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week_from_monday

  • noun a time period of a week or more
    • a week from Monday will be too soon!

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chasid

  • noun a member of a Jewish sect that observes a form of strict Orthodox Judaism
    Hasid; Chassid; Hassid.

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blessed_virgin

  • noun the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
    The Virgin; Virgin Mary; Mary; Madonna.

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periodical

  • noun a publication that appears at fixed intervals
  • adjective happening or recurring at regular intervals
    periodic.
    • the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust

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virgin_mary

  • noun the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
    The Virgin; Blessed Virgin; Mary; Madonna.
  • noun a Bloody Mary made without alcohol
    bloody shame.

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sephardi

  • noun a Jew who is of Spanish or Portuguese or North African descent
    Sephardic Jew.

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zealot

  • noun a member of an ancient Jewish sect in Judea in the first century who fought to the death against the Romans and who killed or persecuted Jews who collaborated with the Romans
  • noun a fervent and even militant proponent of something
    partisan; drumbeater.

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calendar

  • noun a system of timekeeping that defines the beginning and length and divisions of the year
  • noun a list or register of events (appointments or social events or court cases etc)
    • I have you on my calendar for next Monday

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mary

  • noun the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
    The Virgin; Blessed Virgin; Virgin Mary; Madonna.

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shiva

  • noun (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative
    shibah; shivah.
    • the family is sitting shiva
  • noun the destroyer; one of the three major divinities in the later Hindu pantheon
    Siva.

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flavius_josephus

  • noun Jewish general who led the revolt of the Jews against the Romans and then wrote a history of those events (37-100)
    Josephus; Joseph ben Matthias.

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hasidim

  • noun a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly
    Hasidism; Chassidim; Hassidim; Chasidim.
  • noun a member of a Jewish sect that observes a form of strict Orthodox Judaism
    Chasid; Hasid; Chassid; Hassid.

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good_shepherd

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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sadducee

  • noun a member of an ancient Jewish sect around the time of Jesus; opposed to the Pharisees

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hasid

  • noun a member of a Jewish sect that observes a form of strict Orthodox Judaism
    Chasid; Chassid; Hassid.

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christian

  • adjective following the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
  • noun a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination

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chabad

  • noun a large missionary Hasidic movement known for their hospitality, technological expertise, optimism and emphasis on religious study
    Lubavitch; Lubavitch movement; Chabad-Lubavitch.
  • noun a form of Hasidism practiced by Lithuanian and Russian Jews under communist rule; the beliefs and practices of the Lubavitch movement
    Chabad Hasidism.

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calendar_week

  • noun a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday
    week.

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hymie

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
    kike; sheeny; yid.

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zionist_movement

  • noun a movement of world Jewry that arose late in the 19th century with the aim of creating a Jewish state in Palestine
    Zionism.

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redeemer

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.
  • noun someone who redeems or buys back (promissory notes or merchandise or commercial paper etc.)

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nazarene

  • noun 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
    Ebionite.
  • noun an early name for any Christian

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chassidim

  • noun a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly
    Hasidism; Hassidim; Chasidim; Hasidim.
  • noun a member of a Jewish sect that observes a form of strict Orthodox Judaism
    Chasid; Hasid; Chassid; Hassid.

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shibah

  • noun (Judaism) a period of seven days of mourning after the death of close relative
    shiva; shivah.
    • the family is sitting shiva

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monday

  • noun the second day of the week; the first working day
    Mon.

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jesus

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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judaical

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the Jews or their culture or religion
    Judaic.
    • the Judaic idea of justice

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jew

  • noun a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
    Israelite; Hebrew.

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christ

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.
  • noun any expected deliverer
    messiah.

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lot

  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum; mass.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money
  • noun a parcel of land having fixed boundaries
    • he bought a lot on the lake

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reform_jew

  • noun liberal Jew who tries to adapt all aspects of Judaism to modern circumstances

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yid

  • noun (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Jew
    kike; hymie; sheeny.

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from

Out of the neighborhood of; lessening or losing proximity to; leaving behind; by reason of; out of; by aid of; -- used whenever departure, setting out, commencement of action, being, state, occurrence, etc., or procedure, emanation, absence, separation, etc., are to be expressed. It is construed with, and indicates, the point of space or time at which the action, state, etc., are regarded as setting out or beginning; also, less frequently, the source, the cause, the occasion, out of which anything proceeds; -- the aritithesis and correlative of to; as, it, is one hundred miles from Boston to Springfield; he took his sword from his side; light proceeds from the sun; separate the coarse wool from the fine; men have all sprung from Adam, and often go from good to bad, and from bad to worse; the merit of an action depends on the principle from which it proceeds; men judge of facts from personal knowledge, or from testimony.
Experience from the time past to the time present. Bacon.
The song began from Jove. Drpden.
From high Mæonia's rocky shores I came. Addison.
If the wind blow any way from shore. Shak.
From sometimes denotes away from, remote from, inconsistent with. "Anything so overdone is from the purpose of playing." Shak. From, when joined with another preposition or an adverb, gives an opportunity for abbreviating the sentence. "There followed him great multitudes of people . . . from [the land] beyond Jordan." Math. iv. 25. In certain constructions, as from forth, from out, etc., the ordinary and more obvious arrangment is inverted, the sense being more distinctly forth from, out from -- from being virtually the governing preposition, and the word the adverb. See From off, under Off, adv., and From afar, under Afar, adv.
Sudden partings such as press The life from out young hearts. Byron.

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jezebel

  • noun wife of Ahab who was king of Israel; according to the Old Testament she was a cruel immoral queen who fostered the worship of Baal and tried to kill Elijah and other prophets of Israel (9th century BC)
  • noun a shameless impudent scheming woman

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hassid

  • noun a member of a Jewish sect that observes a form of strict Orthodox Judaism
    Chasid; Hasid; Chassid.

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judaic

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of the Jews or their culture or religion
    Judaical.
    • the Judaic idea of justice
  • adjective of or relating to Jews or their culture or religion
    Jewish.
    • He is Jewish
    • a Jewish wedding

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jewish_orthodoxy

  • noun Jews who strictly observe the Mosaic law as interpreted in the Talmud
    Orthodox Judaism.

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pharisee

  • noun a self-righteous or sanctimonious person
  • noun a member of an ancient Jewish sect noted for strict obedience to Jewish traditions

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the_nazarene

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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reform_judaism

  • noun the most liberal Jews; Jews who do not follow the Talmud strictly but try to adapt all of the historical forms of Judaism to the modern world
  • noun beliefs and practices of Reform Jews

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jesus_of_nazareth

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.

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chasidim

  • noun a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly
    Hasidism; Chassidim; Hassidim; Hasidim.
  • noun a member of a Jewish sect that observes a form of strict Orthodox Judaism
    Chasid; Hasid; Chassid; Hassid.

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saviour

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.
  • noun a person who rescues you from harm or danger
    rescuer; savior; deliverer.

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rag_week

  • noun a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    rag.

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madonna

  • noun the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
    The Virgin; Blessed Virgin; Virgin Mary; Mary.
  • noun United States pop singer and sex symbol during the 1980s (born in 1958)
    Madonna Louise Ciccone.

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rag

  • noun a small piece of cloth or paper
    tatter; shred; tag; tag end.
  • noun a week at British universities during which side-shows and processions of floats are organized to raise money for charities
    rag week.

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zionist

  • noun a Jewish supporter of Zionism
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Zionism
    • the Zionist movement

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lubavitcher

  • noun a member of the Lubavitch movement; a follower of Chabad Hasidism

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zionism

  • noun a policy for establishing and developing a national homeland for Jews in Palestine
  • noun a movement of world Jewry that arose late in the 19th century with the aim of creating a Jewish state in Palestine
    Zionist movement.

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ashkenazi

  • noun a Jew of eastern European or German descent

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the_virgin

  • noun the mother of Jesus; Christians refer to her as the Virgin Mary; she is especially honored by Roman Catholics
    Blessed Virgin; Virgin Mary; Mary; Madonna.

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deliverer

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Jesus Christ.
  • noun a person who rescues you from harm or danger
    saviour; rescuer; savior.

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wandering_jew

  • noun a legendary Jew condemned to roam the world for mocking Jesus at the Crucifixion

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israelite

  • noun a native or inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Israel
  • noun a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
    Jew; Hebrew.

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conservative_judaism

  • noun Jews who keep some of the requirements of the Mosaic law but allow for adaptation of other requirements (as some of the dietary laws) to fit modern circumstances
  • noun beliefs and practices of Conservative Jews

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hebraism

  • noun Jews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
    Judaism; Jewish religion.

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chassid

  • noun a member of a Jewish sect that observes a form of strict Orthodox Judaism
    Chasid; Hasid; Hassid.

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el_nino

  • noun (oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time
  • noun the Christ child

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hasidism

  • noun a sect of Orthodox Jews that arose out of a pietistic movement originating in eastern Europe in the second half of the 18th century; a sect that follows the Mosaic law strictly
    Chassidim; Hassidim; Chasidim; Hasidim.
  • noun beliefs and practices of a sect of Orthodox Jews
    Hassidism; Chasidism; Chassidism.

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savior

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Deliverer; Jesus Christ.
  • noun a person who rescues you from harm or danger
    saviour; rescuer; deliverer.

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week

  • noun any period of seven consecutive days
    hebdomad.
    • it rained for a week
  • noun hours or days of work in a calendar week
    workweek.
    • they worked a 40-hour week

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passion_week

  • noun the week before Easter
    Holy Week.

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esther

  • noun (Old Testament) a beautiful Jewess chosen by the king of Persia to be his queen; she stopped a plot to massacre all the Jews in Persia (an event celebrated by Jews as the feast of Purim)
  • noun an Old Testament book telling of a beautiful Jewess who became queen of Persia and saved her people from massacre
    Book of Esther.

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orthodox_judaism

  • noun Jews who strictly observe the Mosaic law as interpreted in the Talmud
    Jewish Orthodoxy.
  • noun beliefs and practices of a Judaic sect that strictly observes Mosaic law

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christian

  • noun a religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Christianity
    • Christian rites

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sephardic_jew

  • noun a Jew who is of Spanish or Portuguese or North African descent
    Sephardi.

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levite

  • noun a member of the Hebrew tribe of Levi (especially the branch that provided male assistants to the temple priests)

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jesus_christ

  • noun a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
    Christ; the Nazarene; Jesus of Nazareth; Good Shepherd; Jesus; Saviour; Redeemer; Savior; Deliverer.

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holy_week

  • noun the week before Easter
    Passion Week.

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hebrew

  • noun the ancient Canaanitic language of the Hebrews that has been revived as the official language of Israel
  • noun a person belonging to the worldwide group claiming descent from Jacob (or converted to it) and connected by cultural or religious ties
    Israelite; Jew.

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