Definitions for exodus
ˈɛk sə dəsex·o·dus
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word exodus.
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.
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
I think it’s a tragic milestone, it means that in less than a month or in just about a month, 4 million people have been uprooted from their homes, from their families, their communities, in what is the fastest exodus of refugees moving in recent history.
I have worked in refugee emergencies for almost 40 years, and rarely have I seen an exodus as rapid as this one.
The rising desperation in Venezuela has fueled a mass exodus, the likes of which we have never seen in the Western Hemisphere.
We enrolled 72 yesterday, she said. Some arrive alone. Each new student costs the district roughly $ 28,000 – an unbudgeted expense of more than $ 70 million, say school officials. It's like adding two elementary schools to our population that we were unable to plan for and project, Pace said. Osceola County is waiting on answers for state and national funding. Even before the storm, Puerto Ricans were fleeing a debt-ridden economy – at the pace of 80,000 a year from an island whose population is just 3.5 million. But now that flight has turned desperate. Half a million Puerto Ricans are expected to come to Florida in the next four years to join the one million already in the state. Mirbelys LaJara and Mirbelys LaJara two daughters are Hurricane Maria victims from Puerto Rico. My children don't have school, don't have work, I don't have nothing, Mirbelys LaJara said. The exodus from Hurricane Maria has added to what already has been in influx of Puerto Ricans in the Orlando area of central Central Florida and students in Orange County district in recent years. And more are expected from the ravaged island, where widespread power outages are continuing and many still lack running water. Here students at Riverdale Elementary School, in Orlando, Central Florida receive supplies. ( Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.) Eight weeks after the hurricane, much of Puerto Rico remains without power, internet or phone service. Many also lack running water. Stephen Vazquez grew specialty hot peppers and cilantro. I'm kind of stuck in the air, you know, i produce hydroponically as well so without light, water issues, I can't even really produce. A farmer without light or water who has come to Orlando with two pairs of pants and a shirt. Starting from zero.
We've seen an exodus of workers unlike anywhere else that we've seen in the advanced world.
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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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