Example sentences for: israelites

How can you use “israelites” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In time, the kingdom of Babylon was overthrown and the Israelites were permitted to return to Jerusalem in 539 b.c.

  • By the fourth century b.c. the Babylonians had been overthrown, and the Israelites returned to their land, which was now under the more tolerant rule of the Persians.

  • In about 1250 b.c. , Moses, the Israelites’ new leader, parted the Red Sea and led his people back to Canaan to confront the Philistines, who now controlled much of the land.

  • In 1998, the adherence to a modest Jewish ritual such as celebrating Hanukkah follows in the tradition of the ancient Israelites, who spurned the pressures to adopt Hellenism.

  • John F. Walvoord, a major pretrib writer, recently wrote that "two out of three Israelites will perish" during the Tribulation.

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