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Bible Encyclopedias

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Exile

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ek´sı̄l , eg´zı̄l ( גּלה , gālāh , צעה , cā‛āh ): Occurs twice only in the King James Version (2 Samuel 15:19 ( gālāh , "to remove"); Isaiah 51:14 ( cā‛āh , "to be bowed down"). In the Revised Version (British and American) "exile" is substituted for "captivity" (Ezra 8:35 ( shebhı̄ ), and Ezekiel 12:4 ( gōlāh' ); "go into exile," for "remove and go" (Ezekiel 12:11 ); "exiles of Ethiopia" for "Ethiopians captives" (Isaiah 20:4 ); "He shall let my exiles go free" for "He shall let go my captives" (Isaiah 45:13 ); "an exile" for "a captive" (Isaiah 49:21 ). "The exile" is in the King James Version and the Revised Version (British and American) "the captivity" (which see).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Exile'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/e/exile.html. 1915.

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