Definitions for Exodus
ˈɛk sə dəsex·o·dus
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exodus, hegira, hejiranoun
a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment
Exodus, Book of Exodusnoun
the second book of the Old Testament: tells of the departure of the Israelites out of slavery in Egypt led by Moses; God gave them the Ten Commandments and the rest of Mosaic law on Mount Sinai during the Exodus
The departure of the Hebrew slaves from Egypt under the leadership of Moses.
The second of the Books of Moses in the Old Testament of the Bible, the second book in the Torah describing the Exodus.
A sudden departure of a large number of people.
Etymology: From ἔξοδος, from ἐξ + ὁδός
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Departure; journey from a place: the second book of Moses is so called, because it describes the journey of the Israelites from Egypt.
In all probability their years continued to be three hundred and sixty-five days, ever since the time of the Jewish exody at least. Matthew Hale, Origin of Mankind.
Exodus generally refers to a mass departure or the act of a large group of people leaving a particular place, typically their homeland or a difficult or oppressive situation. It often involves a significant journey or migration to seek better opportunities, freedom, or safety. The term "exodus" has historical and biblical connotations, often associated with the departure of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt as described in the Book of Exodus in the Bible. However, it can also be used more broadly to describe any large-scale movement of people.
a going out; particularly (the Exodus), the going out or journey of the Israelites from Egypt under the conduct of Moses; and hence, any large migration from a place
the second of the Old Testament, which contains the narrative of the departure of the Israelites from Egypt
Etymology: [L., the book of Exodus, Gr. a going or marching out; out + way, cf. Skr. -sad to approach.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
eks′o-dus, n. a going out or departure, esp. that of the Israelites from Egypt (1491 B.C., Usher): the second book of the Old Testament.—adj. Exod′ic.—n. Ex′odist, one who goes out: an emigrant. [L.,—Gr. exodos—ex, out, hodos, a way.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the book of the Old Testament which records the deliverance of the children of Israel from Egyptian bondage, and the institution of the moral and ceremonial laws for the nation; consists partly of history and partly of legislation.
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Etymology and Origins
The Scriptural narrative of the departure of the Israelites from the Land of Bondage.
The numerical value of Exodus in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of Exodus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Surely some will, it's not going to be a mass exodus.
We will try to prevent them from entering our territory otherwise it will create social issues, if we open up access, there will be an exodus here.
It's an evening of stories and performances punctuated by these little ritual Passover moments, the Exodus narrative is replaced by these stories, these personal journeys.
We had a mass exodus of seasoned, senior people going to the private sector, so the state's economic development arm was out of commission for a long time.
Since the Exodus, freedom has always spoken with a Hebrew accent.
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- هجرة جماعيةArabic
- έξοδος πλήθους, έξοδοςGreek
- maastamuutto, eksodusFinnish
- 出国, 退去Japanese
- uittocht, exodusDutch
- исход, исхо́дRussian
- cuộc di cưVietnamese
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