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proselyte

a person newly converted to a religious faith or sect; a convert, esp a gentile converted to Judaism
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(28) In other words, Paul did not want them to become proselytes (29) or converts to Judaism, in contrast to the practice of his Pharisaic contemporaries as evidenced by Philo and Josephus, and also by Matthew 23.15.
It reminds me of Jesus' warning to the Pharisees, "You travel over land and sea to make a single proselyte, and any one who becomes one you make twice as fit for hell as you are" (Mat 23:15).
The Proselyte and the Prophet: Character Development in Targum Ruth
The first act is rounded out with the Jen Ferro comedy, "Proselyte," directed by Miller Savetz.
Even so, the rabbis of the Talmudic period argued that a proselyte who was learned in the law was greater than an ignoramus with yiches.
Why should/how can the potential proselyte accept the prophet's message?
Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui inquired from the counsel of the petitioner "has the punishment for proselyte and Shatim not been prescribed.
motif--though inverts its trajectory--in "A Proselyte." Unlike
This unrelenting Hindutva crusade in the name of Hinduism is shamelessly subversive by a religion which does not proselyte.
Rashi's interpretation is also hard to accept, since for all practical purposes there is no difference between a born Jew and a proselyte. However, the third interpretation (righteous gentiles) makes sense as they are a distinct group.
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