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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: No

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

My master, a title of dignity given by the Jews to their doctors of the law and their distinguished teachers. It is sometimes applied to Christ (Matthew 23:7, 8; Mark 9:5 (R.V.); John 1:38, 49; 3:2; 6:25, etc.); also to John (3:26).

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

Rabboni, my master

Naves Topical Index

The title of a teacher
Matthew 23:7-8; John 3:2

Ostentatiously used by the Pharisees
Matthew 23:7

Used in addressing John
John 3:26

Used in addressing Jesus
John 1:38; John 1:49; John 3:2; John 6:25; Matthew 26:25; Matthew 26:49; Mark 9:5; Mark 11:21; Mark 14:45; John 4:31; John 9:2; John 11:8

Jesus called Rabboni
Mark 10:51; John 20:16

Forbidden by Jesus as a title to His disciples
Matthew 23:8

Smith's Bible Dictionary

a title of respect signifying master, teacher , given by the Jews to their doctors and teachers, and often addressed to our Lord. (Matthew 23:7,8; 26:25,49; Mark 9:6; 11:21; 14:45; John 1:38,49; 3:2,26; 4:31; 6:25; 9:2; 11:8) Another form of the title was Rabboni. (John 20:16) The titles were used with different degrees of honor; the lowest being rab, master then rabbi, my master ; next rabban, our master ; and greatest of all, Rabboni, my great master .

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


RAB'BIN, noun

A title assumed by the Jewish doctors, signifying master or lord. This title is not conferred by authority, but assumed or allowed by courtesy to learned men.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary


RABBIN'ICAL, adjective Pertaining to the Rabbins, or to their opinions, learning and language.

RABBIN'IC, noun The language or dialect of the Rabbins; the later Hebrew.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RAB'BINISM, noun A Rabbinic expression or phraseology; a peculiarity of the language of the Rabbins.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RAB'BINIST, noun Among the Jews, one who adhered to the Talmud and the traditions of the Rabbins, in opposition to the Caraites, who rejected the traditions.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RAB'BINITE, noun The same as rabbinist.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

RAB'BIT, noun

A small quadruped of the genus Lepus, which feeds on grass or other herbage, and burrows in the earth. The rabbit is said to be less sagacious than the hare. It is a very prolific animal, and is kept in warrens for the sake of its flesh.

Naves Topical Index

A city in Issachar.
Joshua 19:20

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(multitude) a town in the territory, perhaps on the boundary, of Issachar. (Joshua 18:20) only.