Results for: Shibboleth

What is shibboleth?

Group of people with a common code of conduct [language, etc, relatives] Alternate meaning: The part of the plant that contains grain i.e. wheat, corn etc...
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How do you use shibboleth in a sentence?

Shibboleth is a word, custom or practice used to identify pesons that are of a different group of persons. In later years, it has come to mean a catchphrase or expression used (MORE)

Where in the Bible does asked them at the checkpoint to say Shibboleth?

Judges 12:5, 6 - The Gileadites seized the fords of the Jordan before the Ephraimites arrived. And when any Ephraimite who escaped said, "Let me cross over," the men of Gilead (MORE)