Exodus Ex"o*dus, n. [L., the book of Exodus, Gr. ? a going or marching out; ? out + ? way, cf. {Skr}. [=a]-sad to approach.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster]

2. The second of the Old Testament, which contains the narrative of the departure of the Israelites from Egypt. [1913 Webster]

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  • Exodus — (Greek: έξοδος, eksodos = departure ) is the second book of the Jewish Torah and of the Christian Old Testament. It tells how Moses leads the Israelites out of Egypt and through the wilderness to the Mountain of God (Mount Sinai). There Yahweh,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Exodus — (griechisch έξοδος „Auszug, Ausgang“, daraus latein. exodus; auch Exodos) steht für: den Auszug aus Ägypten, im Alten Testament geschilderter Auszug der Israeliten aus Ägypten das 2. Buch Mose, die Beschreibung des israelitischen Auszugs aus… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Exodus — Sm Auszug (einer gesamten Gruppe) per. Wortschatz fremd. Erkennbar fremd (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. exodus f., dieses aus gr. éxodos f. Auszug, Abzug, Weggang , zu gr. hodós f. Weg, Marsch und gr. ex . Ursprünglich wurde der Auszug des …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

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  • exodus — [eks′ə dəs; ] also [ eg′zədəs] n. [< LL Exodus (O.T. book) < Gr Exodus, lit., a going out < ex , out + hodos, way: see ODE1] 1. [E ] the departure of the Israelites from Egypt: with the 2. [E ] the second book of the Pentateuch in the… …   English World dictionary

  • Exodus — the second book of the Old Testament of the Bible, which tells the story of the Exodus, which is the journey out of Egypt to the ↑Promised Land, made by ↑Moses and the ↑Israelites …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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