Sentence Examples

  • It was the birthplace of Dr John Brown, author of Rab and his Friends, whose father was secession minister in the town.
  • He was the first to arrange a complete liturgy for the synagogue, and his Prayer-Book (Siddur Rab Amram) was the foundation of most of the extant rites in use among the Jews.
  • The Babylonian Rab) are famous for their ethical teaching, and for their share in popular exposition; one of the best ethical systems of medieval Judaism (by Bahya ibn Pekuda) is founded upon the Talmud; the last exponent of Rabbinical legalism, Joseph Caro, was at the same time a mystic and a pietist; and the combination of the poetical with the legal temperament is frequent.
  • 3 Of their teachers (who were called Rabbi and Rab respectively) several hundreds are known.
  • Abba Arika or Rab, the nephew of the first mentioned, founded the school of Sura (219 A.D.).

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