Definition of Jewish holy day
1. Noun. A religious holiday for Jews.
Generic synonyms: Holy Day, Religious Holiday
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Literary usage of Jewish holy day
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Dictionary of Religion and Ethics by Shailer Mathews, Gerald Birney Smith (1921)
"The two words are often confounded, but they are really quite distinct: Sabbath, the jewish holy day, is the seventh day of the week; Sunday, the Christian ..."
2. Rose-Belford's Canadian Monthly and National Review edited by Graeme Mercer Adam, George Stewart (1880)
"Hence onward to the Reformation, the history of Sunday is the record of a Christianized Sabbath, infinitely more exacting than the Jewish holy- day ; indeed ..."
3. Sabbath laws and Sabbath duties considered in relation to their natural and by Robert Cox (1853)
"... it being expedient to overthrow superstition, the jewish holy day was abolished ; and, as a thing necessary to retain decency, order, and peace, ..."
4. Helps and hints for Bible readers by Nicholas James Moody (1854)
"There was now no distinction between meats, clean or unclean ; the Jewish holy day of festivity, the blast of the trumpet in the new moon, the observance of ..."
5. The Jewish Religion Ethically Presented by H. (Henry) Pereira Mendes (1905)
"YETSER HARA'.—The evil imagination, or impulse. YETSER HATOV.—The good imagination or impulse. YOM Tov.—(Lit. Good Day.) A jewish holy day. ..."