EXODUS

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second book of the Old Testament: tells of the departure of the 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 Book of Exodus , Exodus
United States religious leader of the Mormon Church after the assassination of Joseph Smith; he led the Mormon exodus from Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah (1801-1877) Brigham Young , Young
(Judaism) a Jewish festival (traditionally 8 days from Nissan 15) celebrating the exodus of the Israelites from Egypt Feast of the Unleavened Bread , Passover , Pesach , Pesah
ethnic group claiming descent from Abraham and Isaac (especially from Isaac's son Jacob); the nation whom God chose to receive his revelation and with whom God chose to make a covenant (Exodus 19) Hebrews , Israelites
(Old Testament) food that God gave the Israelites during the Exodus manna , manna from heaven , miraculous food
(Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus; Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai Moses
(Judaism) a portable sanctuary in which the Jews carried the Ark of the Covenant on their exodus Tabernacle
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