Definition of Nebiim
1. Noun. The second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures.
Generic synonyms: Religious Text, Religious Writing, Sacred Text, Sacred Writing
Terms within: Book Of Joshua, Joshua, Josue, Book Of Judges, Judges, 1 Samuel, I Samuel, 2 Samuel, Ii Samuel, 1 Kings, I Kings, 2 Kings, Ii Kings, Book Of Isaiah, Isaiah, Book Of Jeremiah, Jeremiah, Book Of Ezekiel, Ezechiel, Ezekiel, Book Of Hosea, Hosea, Book Of Joel, Joel, Amos, Book Of Amos, Abdias, Book Of Obadiah, Obadiah, Book Of Jonah, Jonah, Book Of Micah, Micah, Micheas, Book Of Nahum, Nahum, Book Of Habakkuk, Habacuc, Habakkuk, Book Of Zephaniah, Sophonias, Zephaniah, Aggeus, Book Of Haggai, Haggai, Book Of Zachariah, Zacharias, Zechariah
Group relationships: Hebrew Scripture, Tanach, Tanakh
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Literary usage of Nebiim
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Polity of the Ancient Hebrews by Mayer Sulzberger (1912)
"This involves an investigation into the part played by the nebiim and the Levites (kohanim), and by the former I mean, not the writing prophets, ..."
2. The Religion of the Hebrews by John Punnett Peters (1914)
"By their time the guilds of nebiim had done their work, and come into more or less disrepute because of their excesses. So we find Amos somewhat scornfully ..."
3. The Hebrew Prophets by Robert Lawrence Ottley (1905)
"together in schools or companies those nebiim who had hitherto been in the ... Samuel's careful organisation of the nebiim had doubtless effected much both ..."
4. An Encyclopaedia of Religions by Maurice Arthur Canney (1921)
"The second group, the nebiim, is sub-divided into two main divisions : (a) The nebiim rishonim or Former Prophets comprising Joshua, Judges, I. and II. ..."
5. A Short History of the Hebrews to the Roman Period by Robert Lawrence Ottley (1901)
"He was not himself regarded as one of the nebiim. He is described as a seer (Ro'etI), a name which had most probably been familiar to the Hebrews before the ..."
6. The Expositor edited by Samuel Cox, William Robertson Nicoll, James Moffatt (1902)
"The greatest among the nebiim was Elijah, who well sums up all that was highest in the conception of Jahwe held by his predecessors, and who may therefore ..."
7. Old Testament Theology: The Religion of Revelation in Its Pre-Christian by Hermann Schultz (1892)
"9 that the later nebiim (D'N'23) wpre formerly called Roi'm (Q'tO) Dutch scholars have inferred that the nebiim were a guild of fanatics directly under ..."
8. The Origin of the Canon of the Old Testament: An Historico-critical Enquiry by Gerrit Wildeboer (1895)
"2, 13 is correct, the canonization of the nebiim had its origin in the felt necessity of collecting the important memorials of antiquity. ..."