Ebionite
Ebionite E"bi*o*nite, n. [Heb. ebyon[=i]m poor people.] (Eccl. Hist.) 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • Ebionite — 1640s, sect (1c. 2c.) that held Jesus was a mere man and Christians continued bound by Mosaic Law, from L. ebonita, from Heb. ebyon poor …   Etymology dictionary

  • Ebionite — ▪ religious sect       member of an early ascetic sect of Jewish Christians. The Ebionites were one of several such sects that originated in and around Palestine in the first centuries AD and included the Nazarenes and Elkasites. The name of the… …   Universalium

  • Ébionite — Ébionisme Les Ébionites étaient une secte religieuse chrétienne qui suivait la Loi juive mais en accord avec la doctrine de Jésus dans son sermon sur la montagne[1]. Image : Le Sermon de la Montagne par Carl Hei …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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 …   Wiktionary

  • ébionite — (é bi o ni t ) s. m. Hérétique qui croyait que le Christ était un homme né naturellement de Joseph et de Marie, et que l observation de la loi de Moïse était obligatoire. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Ébion, hérésiarque vers l an 70 de l ère chrétienne. Selon… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • ebionite — ebi·o·nite …   English syllables

  • Ebionite — I 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ebionite Jewish Community — The Ebionite Jewish Community is a new religious movement and Internet social network created in 1995 as the culmination of a quest for the Jewishness of the historical Jesus undertaken in 1985 by American teacher Shemayah Phillips. [Jesus Family …   Wikipedia

  • Symmaque l'Ébionite — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Symmaque. Symmaque l Ébionite (en grec ancien Ἐβιωνίτης Σύμμαχος / Ebiônítês Súmmakhos) est un traducteur de la Bible en grec, qui a vécu vers la fin du IIe siècle. Sommaire 1 Élé …   Wikipédia en Français

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