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Saʹbiens

is the Aramean equivalent of the word “Baptists.” (See below.)

“The sects of Hemerobaptists, Baptists, and Sabiens (the Mogtasila of the Arabian writers) in the second century filled Syria, Palestine, and Babylonia.”—Renan: Life of Jesus, chap. xii.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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S.T.P
Saadia (Al)
Sabbath Day’s Journey (Exodus xvi. 29; Acts i. 12)
Sabbath of Sound (The)
Sabbathians
Sabbatical Year
Sabeans
Sabeanism
Sabeism
Sabellians
Sabiens
Sable
Sable black
Sablonnière (La)
Sabra
Sabreur
Sabrina (Latin)
Saccharine Principle in Things (The)
Saccharissa
Sacco Benedetto or Saco Bendito [the blessed sack or cloak]
Sachem