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Definition of Exodus


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

Exodus Quotations

It's no secret that in New York during the last 30 years there has been a tragic exodus from the churches into materialism, secularism and humanism.
Billy Graham

We know a great deal about the configuration of the menorah from the biblical book of Exodus. Beaten out of solid gold, the ancient candelabrum boasted six branches emerging from a seventh, its central shaft. The menorah was adorned with golden buttons, cups, and flowers.
Meir Soloveichik

Jews read the books of Moses not just as history but as divine command. The question to which they are an answer is not, 'What happened?' but rather, 'How then shall I live?' And it's only with the exodus that the life of the commands really begins.
Jonathan Sacks

There's something really powerful when I, for example, hear Bob Marley's 'Exodus' - we know where we're going. We know where we're from.

If I'm ever feeling uninspired, all I have to do is go see Exodus or Arch Enemy, and think 'Oh yeah, that's what we're doing this for.'
Kerry King
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Exodus Translations

exodus in Afrikaans is Eksodus
exodus in Dutch is Exodus
exodus in French is exode
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