What does the word Israelitish mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Jewish. Israelitic.

Usage examples for Israelitish

  1. We parted quite as angrily as we met; and I cordially vowed that when I had paid the debt into which I had been swindled by her, I would take my 2, 000L. and depart to some desert island; or, at the very least, to America, and never see her more, or any of her Israelitish brood. – The Fatal Boots by William Makepeace Thackeray
  2. The case would be otherwise if the marriage contract was not to continue to the end of life, but might be dissolved at pleasure as was the case with the Israelitish nation, who claimed to themselves the liberty of putting away their wives for every cause. – The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love by Emanuel Swedenborg
  3. What was true of the later days of Israelitish history was equally true of the age of the patriarchs. – Patriarchal Palestine by Archibald Henry Sayce