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Bible Term: Rabbi

In the Bible, a Rabbi is a teacher or leader of Jewish law, customs, and practices.

The word only appears in the New Testament and then only in three of the biographies about Jesus: Matthew, Mark, and John. In all cases Rabbi is used as a title of respect for Jesus.

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