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  • 141 ESCHATOLOGY — In general, the term eschatology designates the doctrine concerning the last things. The word last can be understood either absolutely as referring to the ultimate destiny of mankind in general or of each individual man, or relatively as… …

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  • 142 EXODUS, BOOK OF — (Heb. title) וְאֵלֶּה) שְׁמוֹת) (And these are) the names of – the first words of the book; Gk. exodos ton wion Israel ex aigyptou), departure (of the children of Israel from Egypt) ; (cf. Sefer Yeẓi at Miẓrayim ( book of the departure from Egypt …

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  • 143 MUSIC — This article is arranged according to the following outline: introduction written sources of direct and circumstantial evidence the material relics and iconography notated sources oral tradition archives and important collections of jewish music… …

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  • 144 PROPHETS AND PROPHECY — This article is arranged according to the following outline: in the bible classifications nature of prophecy origin and function dreams divination pre classical prophets terminology group prophecy ecstasy group life of prophets role in society… …

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  • 145 TOLEDO — TOLEDO, city in Ohio, U.S. The estimated population (2005) was 315,000, with the Jewish population somewhat less than 4,000 (5,900 in the metropolitan area), approximately 6,000 fewer than cited in the 1972 Encyclopaedia Judaica. Local legend has …

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  • 146 Fastness — Fast ness, n. [AS. f[ae]stnes, fr. f[ae]st fast. See {Fast}, a.] 1. The state of being fast and firm; firmness; fixedness; security; faithfulness. [1913 Webster] All . . . places of fastness [are] laid open. Sir J. Davies. [1913 Webster] 2. A… …

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  • 147 fealty — fe al*ty (f[=e] al*t[y^]), n. [OE. feaute, OF. feaut[ e], fealt[ e], feelt[ e], feelteit, fr. L. fidelitas, fr. fidelis faithful. See {Feal}, and cf. Fidelity.] 1. Fidelity to one s lord; the feudal obligation by which the tenant or vassal was… …

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  • 148 Honesty — Hon es*ty, n. [OE. honeste, oneste, honor, OF. honest[ e], onest[ e] (cf. F. honn[^e]tet[ e]), L. honestas. See {Honest}, a.] 1. Honor; honorableness; dignity; propriety; suitableness; decency. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] She derives her… …

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  • 149 In truth — Truth Truth, n.; pl. {Truths}. [OE. treuthe, trouthe, treowpe, AS. tre[ o]w?. See {True}; cf. {Troth}, {Betroth}.] 1. The quality or being true; as: (a) Conformity to fact or reality; exact accordance with that which is, or has been; or shall be …

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  • 150 Jealous — Jeal ous, a. [OE. jalous, gelus, OF. jalous, F. jaloux, LL. zelosus zealous, fr. zelus emulation, zeal, jealousy, Gr. zh^los. See {Zeal}, and cf. {Zealous}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Zealous; solicitous; vigilant; anxiously watchful. [1913 Webster] I… …

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  • 151 Jealousies — Jealousy Jeal ous*y, n.; pl. {Jealousies}. [ F. jalousie. See {Jealous}, and cf. {Jalousie}.] The quality of being jealous; earnest concern or solicitude; painful apprehension of rivalship in cases directly affecting one s happiness; painful… …

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  • 152 Jealousy — Jeal ous*y, n.; pl. {Jealousies}. [ F. jalousie. See {Jealous}, and cf. {Jalousie}.] The quality of being jealous; earnest concern or solicitude; painful apprehension of rivalship in cases directly affecting one s happiness; painful suspicion of… …

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  • 153 Lunaria biennis — Honesty Hon es*ty, n. [OE. honeste, oneste, honor, OF. honest[ e], onest[ e] (cf. F. honn[^e]tet[ e]), L. honestas. See {Honest}, a.] 1. Honor; honorableness; dignity; propriety; suitableness; decency. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] She derives… …

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  • 154 Lunaria rediva — Honesty Hon es*ty, n. [OE. honeste, oneste, honor, OF. honest[ e], onest[ e] (cf. F. honn[^e]tet[ e]), L. honestas. See {Honest}, a.] 1. Honor; honorableness; dignity; propriety; suitableness; decency. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] She derives… …

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  • 155 lunary — Honesty Hon es*ty, n. [OE. honeste, oneste, honor, OF. honest[ e], onest[ e] (cf. F. honn[^e]tet[ e]), L. honestas. See {Honest}, a.] 1. Honor; honorableness; dignity; propriety; suitableness; decency. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] She derives… …

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  • 156 moonwort — Honesty Hon es*ty, n. [OE. honeste, oneste, honor, OF. honest[ e], onest[ e] (cf. F. honn[^e]tet[ e]), L. honestas. See {Honest}, a.] 1. Honor; honorableness; dignity; propriety; suitableness; decency. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] She derives… …

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  • 157 Of a truth — Truth Truth, n.; pl. {Truths}. [OE. treuthe, trouthe, treowpe, AS. tre[ o]w?. See {True}; cf. {Troth}, {Betroth}.] 1. The quality or being true; as: (a) Conformity to fact or reality; exact accordance with that which is, or has been; or shall be …

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  • 158 Possessive — Pos*sess ive, a. [L. possessivus: cf. F. possessif.] Of or pertaining to possession; having or indicating possession. [1913 Webster] {Possessive case} (Eng. Gram.), the genitive case; the case of nouns and pronouns which expresses ownership,… …

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  • 159 Possessive case — Possessive Pos*sess ive, a. [L. possessivus: cf. F. possessif.] Of or pertaining to possession; having or indicating possession. [1913 Webster] {Possessive case} (Eng. Gram.), the genitive case; the case of nouns and pronouns which expresses… …

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  • 160 Possessive pronoun — Possessive Pos*sess ive, a. [L. possessivus: cf. F. possessif.] Of or pertaining to possession; having or indicating possession. [1913 Webster] {Possessive case} (Eng. Gram.), the genitive case; the case of nouns and pronouns which expresses… …

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