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Essenes - Definition and Meaning, Bible Dictionary - Bible Study Tools

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Essenes Definition and meaning from Bible Dictionary. ESSENES es-senz', ( Essenoi, Essaioi): \Contents - \I.

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Essenes definition, a member of a Palestinian sect, characterized by asceticism, celibacy, and joint holding of property, that flourished from the 2nd century b.c. ...

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Essene definition, a member of a Palestinian sect, characterized by asceticism, celibacy, and joint holding of property, that flourished from the 2nd century b.c. to  ...

Essenes | What is Essenes? | Define Essenes - CARM

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The Essenes were a monastic Jewish sect around the 2nd century B.C until the time of the ware with Rome in A.D. 66-70. They lived near the Dead Sea at what ...

Who were the Essenes? Was John the Baptist an Essene?

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The Essenes are not directly mentioned in Scripture, although some believe they may be referred to in Matthew 19:11, 12 and in Colossians 2:8, 18, and 23.

A Portrait Of Jesus' World - The Essenes And The Dead Sea Scrolls ...

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The Essenes and the Dead Sea Scrolls. What does the discovery of these scrolls reveal about first century Judaism and the roots of Christianity? L. Michael ...

4. The Essenes | Bible.org

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Apr 12, 2006 ... There are three major accounts of the Essenes in Josephus. .... It is this reference that has led some to define the name of the group to mean ...

Pharisees, Sadducees & Essenes | Jewish Virtual Library

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The most important of the three were the Pharisees because they are the spiritual fathers of modern Judaism. Their main distinguishing characteristic was a ...

ESSENES - JewishEncyclopedia.com

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ESSENES (etymology doubtful; probably two words are represented, "Essenes" ..... In an old Armenian version of Philo's dictionary of Hebrew names "Essene" is  ...

Essenes - Biblical Definition of Essenes in Fausset's Bible Dictionary ...

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Essenes. A sect of the Jews who practiced a strict ceremonial asceticism, discouraging marriage, having community of goods, temperate, industrious, charitable, ...

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Es┬Ěsene
[es-een, e-seen]
NOUN [JUDAISM.]
1.
a member of a Palestinian sect, characterized by asceticism, celibacy, and joint holding of property, that flourished from the 2nd century b.c. to the 2nd century a.d.
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The Essenes were a sect of Second Temple Judaism that flourished from the 2nd century BC to the 1st century AD which some scholars claim seceded from the ... More »
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