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Jehovah’s Witnesses

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Hebrew

Hebrew

A designation first used for Abram (Abraham), distinguishing him from his Amorite neighbors. It was used thereafter to refer to Abraham’s descendants through his grandson Jacob as well as to their language. By the time of Jesus, the Hebrew language had come to include many Aramaic expressions and was the language spoken by Christ and his disciples.Ge 14:13; Ex 5:3; Ac 26:14.