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(a.) Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by, an ancestor or ancestors; as, an ancestral estate.
3967. patrikos -- paternal, ancestral
... paternal, ancestral. Part of Speech: Adjective Transliteration: patrikos Phonetic
Spelling: (pat-ree-kos') Short Definition: paternal, ancestral Definition ...
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Strong's Hebrew
3187. yachas -- to enroll oneself or be enrolled by genealogy
... Word Origin from the same as yachas Definition to enroll oneself or be enrolled
by genealogy NASB Word Usage ancestral (2), enrolled by genealogies (2 ...
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The Ancestral Home
... I. THE ANCESTRAL HOME. John Van Nest Talmage was born at Somerville, New
Jersey, August 18, 1819 He was the fourth son in a family ...
/.../ years in south china/i the ancestral home.htm

Let us Next Notice the Statements of Celsus, which Follow the ...
... be its nature, is yet derived from their fathers, they act in these respects like
other men, because each nation retains its ancestral customs, whatever they ...
/.../ against celsus/chapter xxv let us next.htm

The City of the "Elegant Gate"[*]
... "Besides these, almost every family has its shrine and idols and ancestral tablets,
which last are worshipped with more devotion than the idols. ...
/...// years in south china/iii the city of the.htm

Acts IX
... period. The early education and ancestral remembrances of a man have much
to do in forming his character and shaping his career. ...
/.../mcgarvey/a commentary on acts of the apostles/acts ix.htm

Light and Shade.
... Pohlman. On the evening of the last day of their last year they had burnt their
ancestral tablets. ... She said she had not yet destroyed her ancestral tablets. ...
// years in south china/iv light and shade.htm

The Early Life of St. Joseph
... His parents lived in a large house outside Bethlehem, once the ancestral
home of David, whose father Isai or Jesse had owned it. ...
/.../emmerich/the life of the blessed virgin mary/v the early life of.htm

There was at that Time at Babylon one Nehemiah...
... He, having inquired of his fellow-countrymen the Jews, what was the condition of
their ancestral city; and having learned that his native land remained in the ...
/.../severus/life and writings of sulpitius severus /chapter xi there was at.htm

Julian, on his Settlement in the Empire, Began Quietly to Stir up ...
... He assigned considerable money for this purpose; he restored the customs of antiquity
and the ancestral ceremonies in the cities, and the practice of offering ...
/.../chapter iii julian on his settlement.htm

Any One, Indeed, who Chooses, May Relate How the Various Quarters ...
... Let Celsus, however, tell us how it would be an act of impiety to get rid of those
ancestral laws which permit the marriages of mothers and daughters; or which ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter xxvii any one indeed.htm

The New Garment Bent
... The preservation of ancestral piety is for nations and individuals a surer
protection than the improvement of ancestral outward defences. ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture f/the new garment bent.htm

Ancestral (14 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (a.) Of, pertaining to, derived from, or possessed by,
an ancestor or ancestors; as, an ancestral estate. ...Ancestral (14 Occurrences). ...
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... were commanded to extirpate. The adoption of them would be, and was, inimical
to their own ancestral faith. Because the Hebrews ...
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... were commanded to extirpate. The adoption of them would be, and was, inimical
to their own ancestral faith. Because the Hebrews ...
/s/semitic.htm - 28k

Ancestors (7 Occurrences)

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Ancestry (7 Occurrences)

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Kenites (8 Occurrences)
... At the time of Sisera's overthrow, Heber, a Kenite, at "peace" with Jabin, king
of Hazor, pitched his tent far North of his ancestral seats (Judges 4:17). ...
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Nahor (18 Occurrences)
... A correspondence was maintained between the family of Abraham in Canaan and the
relatives in the old ancestral home at Haran till the time of Jacob. ...
/n/nahor.htm - 13k

Urim (8 Occurrences)
... of the later kings (compare, however, Hosea 3:4; Ecclesiasticus 33:3). Still, in
post-exilic times we find the difficult question of the ancestral right of ...
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Wife (437 Occurrences)
... This institution is found chiefly among people who hold to ancestral worship (Indians,
Persians, Afghans, etc.), from which circumstances Benzinger (New Sch ...
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Tola (5 Occurrences)
... They may therefore be looked upon as popular typical or ancestral names of the Issachar
tribe, although current critical theories seek an explanation in a ...
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Ancestral (14 Occurrences)

Galatians 1:14
and I was advancing in Judaism above many equals in age in mine own race, being more abundantly zealous of my fathers' deliverances,
(See NAS)

Numbers 1:16
These are those who were called of the congregation, the princes of the tribes of their fathers; they were the heads of the thousands of Israel.

Numbers 1:47
But the Levites after the tribe of their fathers were not numbered among them.
(See RSV)

Numbers 13:2
"Send men, that they may spy out the land of Canaan, which I give to the children of Israel. Of every tribe of their fathers, you shall send a man, every one a prince among them."
(See NIV)

Numbers 17:2
"Speak to the children of Israel, and take of them rods, one for each fathers' house, of all their princes according to their fathers' houses, twelve rods: write every man's name on his rod.
(See NIV)

Numbers 17:3
You shall write Aaron's name on the rod of Levi; for there shall be one rod for each head of their fathers' houses.
(See NIV)

Numbers 17:6
Moses spoke to the children of Israel; and all their princes gave him rods, for each prince one, according to their fathers' houses, even twelve rods: and the rod of Aaron was among their rods.
(See NIV)

Numbers 18:2
Your brothers also, the tribe of Levi, the tribe of your father, bring near with you, that they may be joined to you, and minister to you: but you and your sons with you shall be before the tent of the testimony.
(See NIV)

Numbers 26:55
Notwithstanding, the land shall be divided by lot: according to the names of the tribes of their fathers they shall inherit.
(See NIV)

Numbers 33:54
And ye shall inherit the land by lot according to your families--to the more ye shall give the more inheritance, and to the fewer thou shalt give the less inheritance; wheresoever the lot falleth to any man, that shall be his; according to the tribes of your fathers shall ye inherit.
(See NIV)

Numbers 36:3
And if they be married to any of the sons of the other tribes of the children of Israel, then will their inheritance be taken away from the inheritance of our fathers, and will be added to the inheritance of the tribe whereunto they shall belong; so will it be taken away from the lot of our inheritance.
(See NIV)

Ezra 2:62
These sought their register among those who were reckoned by genealogy, but they were not found: therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.
(See NAS)

Nehemiah 7:64
These sought their register among those who were reckoned by genealogy, but it was not found: therefore were they deemed polluted and put from the priesthood.
(See NAS)

Nehemiah 11:20
And the residue of Israel, of the priests, the Levites, were in all the cities of Judah, every one in his inheritance.
(See NIV)



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