exodus

Definitions:

  • A departure of a large number of people.
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  • The departure of the Israelites from Egypt.
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  • A going out; departure from a place; especially, the migration of large bodies of people or animals from one country or region to another; specifically, in <em>history</em>, the departure of the Israelites from Egypt under the leadership of Moses.
  • [<em>capitalized</em>] The second book of the Old Testament, designated by the Jews by its two initial words, or, more commonly, by the second of them, <em>Shemōth.</em>
  • 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.
  • A sudden <xref>departure</xref> of a large number of people.
  • a journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment
  • 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
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