[guh-mey-lee-uh l, -meyl-yuh l] /gəˈmeɪ li əl, -ˈmeɪl yəl/
(“the Elder” or “Gamaliel I”), died a.d. 50?, the teacher of Paul (Acts 22:3); the grandson of Hillel.
his grandson (“the Younger” or “Gamaliel II”), died a.d. 115?, leader of the Jews after the destruction of Jerusalem, a.d. 70.
a male given name: from Hebrew, meaning “the Lord is my reward.”.
masc. proper name, from Greek Gamaliel, from Hebrew Gamli’el, literally “reward of God.”
reward of God. (1.) A chief of the tribe of Manasseh at the census at Sinai (Num. 1:10; 2:20; 7:54, 59). (2.) The son of rabbi Simeon, and grandson of the famous rabbi Hillel. He was a Pharisse, and therefore the opponent of the party of the Sadducees. He was noted for his learning, and was president of the Sanhedrim during the regins of Tiberius, Caligula, and Claudius, and died, it is said, about eighteen years before the destruction of Jerusalem. When the apostles were brought before the council, charged with preaching the resurrection of Jesus, as a zealous Pharisee Gamaliel councelled moderation and calmness. By a reference to well-known events, he advised them to “refrain from these men.” If their work or counsel was of man, it would come to nothing; but if it was of God, they could not destroy it, and therefore ought to be on their guard lest they should be “found fighting against God” (Acts 5:34-40). Paul was one of his disciples (22:3).
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[nah-ser, nas-er] /ˈnɑ sər, ˈnæs ər/ noun 1. Gamal Abdel [guh-mahl ab-doo l,, juh-] /gəˈmɑl ˈæb dʊl,, dʒə-/ (Show IPA), 1918–70, Egyptian military and political leader: prime minister of Egypt 1954–56; president of Egypt 1956–58; president of the United Arab Republic 1958–70. 2. Lake, a reservoir in SE Egypt, formed in the Nile River S […]
[ga-mey, gam-ey] /gæˈmeɪ, ˈgæm eɪ/ noun 1. a grape grown especially in the Beaujolais region of France and in N California. 2. the dry red wine made from this grape.
[gahm-buh, gam-] /ˈgɑm bə, ˈgæm-/ noun 1. (def 1). /ˈɡæmbə/ noun 1. short for viola da gamba
[gam-bey-doh] /gæmˈbeɪ doʊ/ noun, plural gambados, gambadoes. 1. a spring or leap by a horse. 2. a caper or antic. /ɡæmˈbeɪdəʊ/ noun (pl) -dos, -does 1. either of two leather holders for the feet attached to a horse’s saddle-like stirrups 2. either of a pair of leggings /ɡæmˈbeɪdəʊ/ noun (pl) -bados, -badoes, -bades 1. (dressage) […]