Israelite vs Sabbatarian - What's the difference?

israelite | sabbatarian |


As adjectives the difference between israelite and sabbatarian

is that israelite is jewish while sabbatarian is of or pertaining to the sabbath, or the tenets of sabbatarians.

As a noun sabbatarian is

a person who regards and keeps the seventh day of the week ("saturday", the israelite or jewish sabbath) as holy in conformity with the fourth commandment of the decalogue, such as an orthodox jew, seventh-day adventist, seventh day baptist, a member of the church of god (seventh day); a sabbath-keeper, a saturday-keeper.

israelite

Noun

(en noun)
  • A native or inhabitant of the (1) united nation of Israel (under the Judges, and then kings Saul, David and Solomon), or (2) the later northern kingdom centered in Samaria, distinct from kingdom of Judah centered in Jerusalem.
  • A member of the Twelve Tribes of Israel and a descendant of Jacob.
  • Adjective

    (-)
  • Of or pertaining to the ancient nation(s) of Israel or the inhabitants thereof.
  • Of or pertaining to the descendants of the patriarch Jacob.
  • Usage notes

    Israeli is the noun and adjective for the modern state of Israel and its people, and is not to be confused with Israelite . The usage to mean "pertaining to a descendant of Jacob" is rare, very narrowly confined to religious (mainly Protestant) contexts.

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    sabbatarian

    English

    Alternative forms

    * sabbatarian, sabbatharian,Sabbatharian

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who regards and keeps the seventh day of the week ("Saturday", the Israelite or Jewish Sabbath) as holy in conformity with the fourth commandment of the Decalogue, such as an Orthodox Jew, Seventh-day Adventist, Seventh Day Baptist, a member of the Church of God (Seventh Day); a Sabbath-keeper, a Saturday-keeper.
  • A person who regards and keeps the first day of the week as holy and often considers it as a replacement for the seventh-day Sabbath, a Sunday-keeper.
  • A person who favors the strict observance of the Sabbath (either the seventh day or first day of the week).
  • A member of a non-Jewish religious sect originating in Russia distinguished by observance of Jewish rites and festivals including Saturday as the day of rest.
  • Derived terms

    * sabbatarianism, Sabbatarianism

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to the Sabbath, or the tenets of Sabbatarians.