What is the difference between the Hebrews and the Israelites?

Although at some point in history, the term “Hebrew” and “Israelite” become interchangeable, they did not start out the same at all. The first mentioning of Eber/Heber is in the “List of Nations” in Genesis 10. Children were also born to Shem, the forefather of all the sons of Eber. Genesis 10:21 Shem’s great-grandson EberContinue reading “What is the difference between the Hebrews and the Israelites?”