People

British Sign Language (BSL) signs for people groups, races, ethnic groups, collective nouns, classes, roles, identities, individuals, and affiliations.

Abraham

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Abraham. The first patriarch of Judaism, Christianity, Islam and some other religions. Originally named Abram, he was a Bronze Age nomad whom God called to be the founder of the Hebrew people.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Abraham. The first patriarch of Judaism, Christianity, Islam and some other religions. Originally named Abram, he was a Bronze Age nomad whom God called to be the founder of the Hebrew people.

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Amish

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Amish. An American Protestant group, descended from Europeans who settled there in the eighteenth century to escape persecution. They place high value on family and community and live simple lives, working the land and relying on God.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Amish. An American Protestant group, descended from Europeans who settled there in the eighteenth century to escape persecution. They place high value on family and community and live simple lives, working the land and relying on God.

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Ancestors

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Ancestors. Any person from whom one is descended. Most commonly refers to persons who are deceased and who were born before one's grandparents.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Ancestors. Any person from whom one is descended. Most commonly refers to persons who are deceased and who were born before one’s grandparents.

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Apostle

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Apostle. In the New Testament usually referring to one who was with Jesus in person, a close disciple of Jesus, one who then took early Christian teaching and missionary work.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Apostle. In the New Testament usually referring to one who was with Jesus in person, a close disciple of Jesus, one who then took early Christian teaching and missionary work.

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Catechumen

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Catechumen. Someone who is being prepared for confirmation, generally by means of classes. See also: Catechism and Confirmation (Ceremony)

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Catechumen. Someone who is being prepared for confirmation, generally by means of classes.

See also: Catechism and Confirmation (Ceremony)

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Chosen People

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Chosen People. In the Old Testament: taken to mean the Jewish people (Israelites) who descended from Abraham. In the New Testament: taken to mean all those who believe and trust in Jesus. See also: and Israel (Tribe) and Israel (Jacob) and Israel (Country

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Chosen People. In the Old Testament: taken to mean the Jewish people (Israelites) who descended from Abraham. In the New Testament: taken to mean all those who believe and trust in Jesus.

See also: and Israel (Tribe) and Israel (Jacob) and Israel (Country) and Israelites and Judaism and Jew (Jewish People) and Hebrew / Hebrews (People) and Messianic Judaism and Hasidim / Chassidism / Hasidic Judaism

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Chronicler

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Chronicler. Someone who writes descriptions of events as they happen.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Chronicler. Someone who writes descriptions of events as they happen.

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Church (Family)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Church (Family). The collective noun for Christians meeting to worship and work together according to God's will. See also: Church (Building)

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Church (Family). The collective noun for Christians meeting to worship and work together according to God’s will.

See also: Church (Building)

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Citizen

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Citizen. A subject (person) of a country, city or town, entitled to its privileges and protection.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Citizen. A subject (person) of a country, city or town, entitled to its privileges and protection.

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Cohort

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Cohort. An ancient Roman military unit. A group of people with certain characteristics in common, such as a group of ordinands or university intake.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Cohort. An ancient Roman military unit. A group of people with certain characteristics in common, such as a group of ordinands or university intake.

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Communion of Saints (-The)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of The Communion of Saints. Referenced in The Apostle's Creed - the spiritual union of all Christians, living and dead.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of The Communion of Saints. Referenced in The Apostle’s Creed – the spiritual union of all Christians, living and dead.

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Flock (Jesus’ flock)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Flock (Jesus' flock). Christians; a group under the guidance of a leader, a church congregation.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Flock (Jesus’ flock). Christians; a group under the guidance of a leader, a church congregation.

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Forefather

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Forefather. Ancestor.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Forefather. Ancestor.

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Gentile

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Gentile. A person who isn't Jewish.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Gentile. A person who isn’t Jewish.

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Hebrew / Hebrews (People)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Hebrew / Hebrews (People). The people of Israel; Jews. See also: Hebrew (Language) and Judaism and Jew (Jewish People) and Israelites and Israel (Tribe) and Messianic Judaism and Hasidim / Chassidism / Hasidic Judaism

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Hebrew / Hebrews (People). The people of Israel; Jews.

See also: Hebrew (Language) and Judaism and Jew (Jewish People) and Israelites and Israel (Tribe) and Messianic Judaism and Hasidim / Chassidism / Hasidic Judaism

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Infidel

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Infidel. Someone who does not believe in the predominant religion of his or her culture.

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Infidel. Someone who does not believe in the predominant religion of his or her culture.

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Israel (Jacob)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Israel (Jacob). The new name God gave Jacob after he wrestled with an angel. Bible references include: Genesis 32:28 See also: Israel (Tribe) and Israel (Country) and Israelites

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Israel (Jacob). The new name God gave Jacob after he wrestled with an angel.

Bible references include: Genesis 32:28

See also: Israel (Tribe) and Israel (Country) and Israelites

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Israel (Tribe)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Israel (Tribe). Each of the twelve sons of Jacob formed a tribe and were allotted land. See also: Israel (Jacob) and Israel (Country) and Israelites and Judaism and Jew (Jewish People) and Hebrew / Hebrews (People) and Messianic Judaism and Hasidim / Chas

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Israel (Tribe). Each of the twelve sons of Jacob formed a tribe and were allotted land.

See also: Israel (Jacob) and Israel (Country) and Israelites and Judaism and Jew (Jewish People) and Hebrew / Hebrews (People) and Messianic Judaism and Hasidim / Chassidism / Hasidic Judaism

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Israelites

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Israelites. Members of the ancient Hebrew nation; also known as "the Children of Israel". See also: Israel (Jacob) and Israel (Country) and Israel (Tribe) and Judaism and Jew (Jewish People) and Hebrew / Hebrews (People) and Messianic Judaism and Hasidim

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Israelites. Members of the ancient Hebrew nation; also known as “the Children of Israel”.

See also: Israel (Jacob) and Israel (Country) and Israel (Tribe) and Judaism and Jew (Jewish People) and Hebrew / Hebrews (People) and Messianic Judaism and Hasidim / Chassidism / Hasidic Judaism

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Jew (Jewish People)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Jew (Jewish People). Originally this referred to an inhabitant of Judah, later a Hebrew, later still (ie by New Testament times) the word was used for an Israelite. See also: Judaism and Jew (Jewish People) and Hebrew / Hebrews (People) and Israelites and

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Jew (Jewish People). Originally this referred to an inhabitant of Judah, later a Hebrew, later still (ie by New Testament times) the word was used for an Israelite.

See also: Judaism and Jew (Jewish People) and Hebrew / Hebrews (People) and Israelites and Israel (Tribe) and Hasidim / Chassidism / Hasidic Judaism and Messianic Judaism

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Judge (Modern day)

Video ThumbnailA British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Judge (Modern day). Someone who presides over a court in the UK legal system. See also: Judges (Biblical times)

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Judge (Modern day). Someone who presides over a court in the UK legal system.

See also: Judges (Biblical times)

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