HyperDic: exodus

English > 2 senses of the word exodus / Exodus:
NOUNactexodus, hegira, hejiraa journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment
communicationExodus, Book of Exodusthe second book of the Old Testament
exodus / Exodus > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > exodus: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA journey by a large group to escape from a hostile environment.
Synonymshegira, hejira
Broaderescape, flightThe act of escaping physically
Spanishéxodo, hégira
Catalanèxode, hègira
English > Exodus: 2 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe second book of the Old Testament: tells of the departure of the Israelites / 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.
SynonymBook of Exodus
Instance ofbookA major division of a long written composition
Part ofOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Torah, Pentateuch, LawsThe first of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures comprising the first five books of the Hebrew Bible considered as a unit

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