[reb-uh] /ˈrɛb ə/
a teacher in a Jewish school.
(often initial capital letter) a title of respect for the leader of a Hasidic group.
the usually dynastic leader of a Chassidic sect
an individual’s chosen spiritual mentor
1881, from Yiddish, from Hebrew rabbi (see rabbi).
[reb-i-tsin] /ˈrɛb ɪ tsɪn/ noun, Yiddish. 1. the wife of a rabbi. /ˈrɛbətsən/ noun 1. (Judaism) the wife of a rabbi
[ree-bek] /ˈri bɛk/ noun 1. a Renaissance fiddle with a pear-shaped body tapering into a neck that ends in a sickle-shaped or scroll-shaped pegbox. /ˈriːbɛk/ noun 1. a medieval stringed instrument resembling the violin but having a lute-shaped body n. medieval stringed musical instrument, early 15c., from Middle French rebec (15c.), an unexplained alteration (perhaps […]
[ri-bek-uh] /rɪˈbɛk ə/ noun 1. a female given name: from a Hebrew word meaning “binding.”. 2. Douay Bible. . /rɪˈbɛkə/ noun 1. (Old Testament) the sister of Laban, who became the wife of Isaac and the mother of Esau and Jacob (Genesis 24–27) Douay spelling Rebekah fem. proper name, biblical wife of Isaac, mother of […]
[ri-bek-uh] /rɪˈbɛk ə/ noun 1. the sister of Laban, wife of Isaac, and mother of Esau and Jacob. Gen. 24–27. a noose, the daughter of Bethuel, and the wife of Isaac (Gen. 22:23; 24:67). The circumstances under which Abraham’s “steward” found her at the “city of Nahor,” in Padan-aram, are narrated in Gen. 24-27. “She […]