Synonyms for rabbi

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And let the sheikh and the priest and the rabbi embrace on that very Stump and make up.

Give her one child, and it shall be Thine—if it is a son, to be a Rabbi in Thy synagogues.

No one came near them—neither Moor nor Jew, neither Rabbi nor elder.

She was too innocent to see the trick, but the Rabbi failed.

But a Chacham (Rabbi), unappeased, raised a loud plaint of blasphemy.

Then, placing his foot upon the Rabbi's neck, he cried: "Andate!"

I was indeed long since qualified as a Rabbi, and only waited for some reputable post.

Rabbi Gershon went home in alarm and told his sister that the claimant was come.

But the Rabbi was told from Heaven that the fort was almost impregnable in the daytime.

Rabbi as thou art, thou art an Epicurean; thou sittest in the seat of the scorner.

WORD ORIGIN

"Jewish doctor of religious law," late 15c. (in Old English in biblical context only; in Middle English also as a title prefixed to personal names), from Late Latin rabbi, from Greek rhabbi, from Mishnaic Hebrew rabbi "my master," from rabh "master, great one," title of respect for Jewish doctors of law + -i, first person singular pronominal suffix. From Semitic root r-b-b "to be great or numerous" (cf. robh "multitude;" Aramaic rabh "great; chief, master, teacher;" Arabic rabba "was great," rabb "master").

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