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1. Jewish term for someone who is not a Jew
2. Mormon term for someone who is not a Mormon.
Utah is the only place in the USA where Jews are considered gentiles.
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1) A person who is not Jewish

2) Someone with very little money i.e. poor.

3) Anyone who makes less than six figures a year.

4) A non-shapeshifter
-That guy can't even afford food!
-Figures, he is a gentile
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in English literature: use of the term to describe a common person who distinguishes themselves by going through the day without causing problems to those they interacted with publicly.
Joseph was proud of his Gentile nature, and carried himself in a manner that of a Nobleman even though his roots were clearly that of a peasant.
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Usually referencing the non-israelite nations. At times used by the prophets to provoke, disassociate and or mock the Israelites with a negative byword that have assimilated to heathen customs. According to the Bible there are two types and classes of people on earth ; 2Esdras6:54-56
1.) Israelites ; commonly referred to today as Jews.
2.) Gentiles/Heathens ; all non-israelite people/nations.
The importance of understanding the words cultural context is central to the biblical theme of the Chosen people that are predestined, and the only people through whom The LORD made salvation available.

Real Gentiles: 1Esdras8:69 Jeremiah46:1-2 Isaiah60:11-12 Isaiah61:9 Genesis10:5
Israel called Gentiles: Ezekiel20:32 2Maccabees 6:8-9 1Corinthians12:2. Romans9:24-26 1Peter1:1

โ€ข Israelites that assimilate to American customs and traditions are considered gentile.
Nations outside of Israel, i.e. Gentiles can't become or be converted to Israelites .
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A biblical term for anyone who is a non Israelite. Slang used to describe white people. Often used by Kendrick Lamar in his music.
Big shot, hol' up, wait, peanut butter insides
No, outside, cocaine white, body look like Gentiles (Gentiles)
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Someone who is deeply unsatisfied with themselves and seeks to rectify this by being a predator towards all kinds of women.
Female 1: " Man, that guy was a total gentile towards me"
Female 2: "Yeah he looks like a total gentile"
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