Definition of Hebraist in English:

Hebraist

noun

  • A scholar of the Hebrew language.

    • ‘And Gill was probably the greatest Hebraist of the 18th century (before the rise of ‘higher criticism’) and staunchly defended biblical inerrancy, and only very rarely pointed out textual problems.’
    • ‘Likewise modern scholarship has translated Matthew back to Hebrew and discovered puns there which disappear in Greek (I'm no Hebraist, so don't ask me).’

Pronunciation:

Hebraist

/ˈhiːbreɪɪst/