Adullamite


Adullamite
   An inhabitant of the city of Adullam (Gen. 38:1, 12, 20).

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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  • Adullamite — ▪ English politics       member of a group of English politicians who rebelled against their leaders in the Liberal Party and defeated the Reform Bill of 1866. Their name was derived from the biblical reference to the caves of ʿAdullam (1 Samuel… …   Universalium

  • Adullamite — noun a) An inhabitant of Adullam. Near this town there was a cave where David and his allies sought refuge from Saul. b) A member of a pro reform faction of the British Liberal Party in the 19th century …   Wiktionary

  • adullamite — adul·lam·ite …   English syllables

  • adullamite — əˈdələˌmīt noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: (Cave of) Adullam + English ite more at cave of adullam : one of a small group of seceders from a particular political or intellectual position; especially : one who withdraws to join… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Genesis 38 — 1 And it came to pass at that time, that Judah went down from his brethren, and turned in to a certain Adullamite, whose name was Hirah. 2 And Judah saw there a daughter of a certain Canaanite, whose name was Shuah; and he took her, and went in… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • Adullam — is a town referred to in the Hebrew Bible. It was one of the royal cities of the Canaanites (Joshua 12:15; 15:35). It stood near the highway which later became the Roman road in the Valley of Elah, the scene of David s memorable victory over… …   Wikipedia

  • Adullamites — The Adullamites were a short lived rogue (or anti reform) faction within the UK Liberal Party in 1866. The name is a biblical reference to the cave of Adullam.After the death of Palmerston in 1865, a second Reform Act became a priority for the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Tamar (Bible) — Thamar ( palmier dattier en hébreu, cf. arabe tamr : datte) est l épouse de Er, fils de Juda. Le chapitre 38 de la Genèse nous apprend que Juda choisit Thamar comme épouse à son fils aîné Er. Mais Er fut méchant aux yeux de l’Éternel ;… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Thamar — Tamar (Bible) Thamar ( palmier dattier en hébreu, cf. arabe tamr : datte) est l épouse de Er, fils de Juda. Le chapitre 38 de la Genèse nous apprend que Juda choisit Thamar comme épouse à son fils aîné Er. Mais Er fut méchant aux yeux de… …   Wikipédia en Français