Gentile Impurities and Jewish Identities: Intermarriage and Conversion from the Bible to the Talmud

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Glossary of Hebrew Terms
am ha'arets, an ignoramus, boor.
arel, uncircumcized.
asham, reparation offering, prescribed for sins of sacrilege.
asherah, tree devoted to idolatry.
ben nekhar, foreigner, non-Israelite.
betulah, young woman, maiden, virgin.
beculah, non-virgin female.
bikkurim, first-ripe fruits offering dedicated to the sanctuary.
diyyuq, a form of inferential reasoning by which the law in a given case is assumed to operate only under the precise conditions of the case stated and not under others.
eshet ish, wife.
ger/gerim (sing. /plur. ), originally a resident alien; later a proselyte, convert.
ger venokri, Gentile.
ger tsedeq, full-fledged and sincere proselyte, convert.
ger toshav, resident alien.
gezerah shavah, a form of legal reasoning in which an analogy between two legal cases is assumed on the basis of a verbal congruity in the texts pertaining to the cases.
goy/ah/im (masc., fem., masc. plural), a non-Israelite.
halakhah, traditional rule, law, custom.
halal, a profaned priest, banned from officiating at the altar.
hamas, violence, oppression.
haver, lit. associate; describes members of a group or class punctilious in the observance of purity and tithing laws.
herem, property set aside for sacred use; property consigned to destruction; ban or excommunication.
h.l.l, Hebrew root, profane.
h.n.f., Hebrew root, pollute.
karet, literally, cutting off; divine punishment of extermination.
kashrut, system of dietary laws.
kilayim, a prohibited mixture of two heterogenous seeds, animals or of wool and linen.

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