Born in the Holy Land and were considered outsiders. They adhered to Jewish practices:temple and synagogue worship, respect for Torah.
Greek thinking Jews who were worldly and Sophisticated.
Scholars and lawyers of Torah, leaders who kept the laws and tradition. Believed in the Afterlife.
Leaders and priestly aristocratic. Disappeared with destruction of Temple, tied to temple worship. Did not believe in the Afterlife.
Remnants of Northern Tribes. Half breeds (similar to now a days black and white marriages). Worshiped Yahweh and despised Jews.
Gentiles: non-Jews. Accepted teachings of Jews.
Gentiles: non-Jews. Often women, made pilgrimage to Jerusalem.
Wanted a "David-like King" for Messiah. Patriotic, extremists who had no mercy and were mean towards Rome.
Jewish and PURE: no marriage, believed in purity, and withdrew from society.