Definition: departure (of a large number of people)
Definition: departure (of a large number of people)
Sentences Containing 'exodus'
Another major change in the school occurred during this time – nationalism was becoming more and more visible in the world, and the American missionary exodus from India began.
There is a separate article on the Mekhilta de-Rabbi Shimon Mekhilta or Mekilta (Aramaic: מכילתא, a collection of rules of interpretation) is a halakhic midrash to the Book of Exodus.
i. to the end of the Torah, while the midrash here considered discusses only certain passages of Exodus.
A later editor, intending to compile a halakhic midrash to Exodus, took R. Ishmael's work on the book, beginning with ch.
Yet there are many baraitot in the Talmud which contain comments on Book of Exodus, and which are introduced by the phrase "Tana debe R. Yishmael," but which are not included in the Mekhilta under discussion.
xii, this being the first legal section found in Exodus.
Although the redactor intended to produce a halachic midrash to Book of Exodus, the larger portion of the Mekhilta is haggadic in character.
The money destined for the famous boat Exodus 1947 was hidden, without his knowledge, by his wife, Antoinette Feuerwerker, under his bed, since no one would suspect him.
Only 20 people were left in Batavia (Jakarta) of the Armenian community after the exodus.
By this and seeing their territory getting occupied by Slavs (who started to overbuild soviet houses), emigrated abroad causing one of the biggest exodus in human history.
Members of EXODUS soon came to Taiwan and held a press conference with an involved woman.
Wars in 1717-1738 led to a second exodus of refugees (both Serbian and Albanian) from inside and outside Kosovo, together with reprisals and the enslavement and deportation of a number of Serbs and Albanians by the victorious Ottomans.
Harel is the subject of a biography in Hebrew by Yoram Kaniuk, "Exodus: The Odyssey of a Commander" (1999), which has been translated into many languages.
He rose to fame after the release of the 1960 Otto Preminger film "Exodus", which was based on the Leon Uris novel of the same name.
In 2007 the government of Italy awarded the Exodus prize to Harel.
The prize is given annually to individuals who promote peace and humanitarianism at La Spezia in Italy, where the ship Exodus was renovated.
A portion of the Northern Cheyenne, led by Little Wolf and Dull Knife, attempted to return to the north in the fall of 1877 in the Northern Cheyenne Exodus.
In the Book of Exodus, God instructs Moses to have the Israelites bring him an offering including cloth "of blue, and purple, and scarlet."
IDF armor and mechanized infantry units provided cover for the exodus towards the Israeli-controlled Awali River line.
It had a meager beginning, but once the top stars started their exodus from the two Singapore studios, its growth surged dramatically.
After the Palestinian exodus, he co-founded the PPSF and was elected its secretary-general in 1971.
(Roughly a year later Venom also took Slayer and Exodus on their North American "Combat Tour".)
Gat reports that much of the previous literature "reflects the universal conviction that the bombings had a tremendous impact on the large-scale exodus of the Jews...
As summarized by Mendes: Historian Moshe Gat argues that there was little direct connection between the bombings and exodus.
In "The Parting of the Sea: How Volcanoes, Earthquakes, and Plagues Shaped the Exodus Story", geologist Barbara J. Sivertsen seeks to establish a link between the eruption of Santorini (c. 1600 BC) and the Exodus of the Israelites from Egypt in the Bible.
The Pharaoh of the Exodus is identified with Ahmose I. Rather than crossing the Red Sea, Jacobovici argues a marshy area in northern Egypt known as the Reed Sea would have been alternately drained and flooded by tsunamis caused by the caldera collapse, and could have been crossed during the Exodus.
Jacobovici's assertions in "The Exodus Decoded" have been extensively criticized by religious and other scholars.
The leader of the Exodus was Father Jean-Louis Le Loutre, whom the British gave the code name “Moses”.
Along with Acadians, Mi’kmaq and Foreign Protestants joined in the Exodus from Nova Scotia.
Primarily due to natural disasters and British raids, the Exodus proved to be unsustainable when Acadians tried to develop communities in the French territories.
On some occasions, in conjunction with the French policy, Le Loutre and the Mi’kmaq had to force some reluctant Acadians to join the exodus.
In response, hundreds of Acadians began the exodus from Nova Scotia.
The British response to the Acadian exodus accelerated it.
Acadians began to defect from the Exodus and made application to return to the British colony.
The Acadian Exodus spared most of the Acadians who joined it - particularly those who lived in Ile St.
There was a mass exodus of Hindus from their houses in the riot hit locality of Dabgarwad, Dariapur.
This led to an exodus of the development team to Namco, where the "Xenosaga" series was started, not as a direct sequel or prequel, but as a new series with thematic connections.
This is a passage found in Exodus 34:21 from the American Standard Version of the Bible.
To disprove Freud's claim and to prove the Exodus as such, Velikovsky sought evidence for the Exodus in Egyptian documents.
Since conventional Egyptology dated the Ipuwer Papyrus much earlier than either the Biblical date for the Exodus (ca.
1500—1450 BCE) or the Exodus date accepted by many of those who accepted the conventional chronology of Egypt (ca.
It follows the edition of Seligman Baer except for the books of Exodus to Deuteronomy, which never appeared in Baer's edition.
Numbers 38, 46 and 48 buses can be used from the centre of Bangkok which stop outside the store (where there is a mass exodus).
Similarly he claimed that archaeology had proved the essential historicity of the Book of Exodus, and the conquest of Canaan as described in the book of Joshua and the book of Judges.
The term fell out of use when many Boeing employees joined the general exodus to the suburbs, and Asian immigrants took their place.
The name is likely derived from Manna, the food miraculously produced for the Israelites in the desert in the Book of Exodus.
The Wightlink Raiders drop from EPL to ENL South 1 which sees an exodus of players make the step up.
The result was a mass exodus, not only of the married monks.
For instance, "the Lord made Moses a god to Pharaoh" (Exodus 7:1) and as Paul was "as Christ Jesus" to the Galatians (4:14).
Precision attacks against the Iraqi air force destroyed it in its hangars, and precipitated an attempted mass exodus of aircraft to Iran.
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retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
warranted - justified; authorized
forlorn - sad and lonely; wretched; desolate
carat - (karat) unit of weight for precious stones; measure of the purity of gold
occult - mysterious; secret; supernatural; beyond human comprehension; CF. mysterious to human ?; OP. bare
mammoth - gigantic; enormous
alienate - make unfriendly or hostile; estrange; separate; change the ownership of
sidetrack - switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue; N. CF. siding: short section of railroad track connected by switches with a main track