Definition of Hakham
1. Noun. A Hebrew title of respect for a wise and highly educated man.
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Literary usage of Hakham
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Interesting Anecdotes, Memoirs, Allegories, Essays, and Poetical Fragments by Addison (1794)
"METHOD of obtaining JUSTICE FROM ONE OF THE EASTERN CALIPHS. TT is recorded of hakham, the fon and ..."
2. Researches and Missionary Labours Among the Jews, Mohammedans, and Other Sects by Joseph Wolff (1837)
"... the Jews) This gentleman believes in Jesus, and tells me at the same time that he was a Jew! hakham Eliahu from Bagdad. Seven years ago, a person came ..."
3. A History of the Jews in Modern Times by Max Raisin (1919)
"... the scribe, the scholar, the hakham. Israel was a nation of students before she became a nation of money-makers. She has always remembered this. ..."
4. The Threshold Covenant; Or, The Beginning of Religious Rites by Henry Clay Trumbull (1896)
"In the welcome to the hakham Bashi, or the "First in Zion,"l "the multitude ... Then the rabbi, the hakham Bashi, steps over the beast which has been slain, ..."
5. The Jew, The Gypsy and El Islam by Richard Francis Burton, William Henry Wilkins (1898)
"... the hakham Abu'l Afiya gave them as follows: 1. Thou shalt not worship planets, stars, or idols. 2. Thou shalt not fornicate nor commit adultery. 3. ..."
6. The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia by James Orr (1915)
"None of these, however, is of very frequent occurrence and by far the most common group is the vb. Djn, hakham, with the adj. ПСП, hakham, and the nouns ..."