Essays Tagged: "Exodus"

The Deadly Sin of Bearing False Witness - About the effects of prevaricating in the books A Tale of Two Cities and The Scarlet Letter

The ninth commandment tells man not to give false witness.(Exodus 20:16) Nathaniel Hawthorn and Charles Dickens in their novels The Scarlet Letter and A Tale o ...

(5 pages) 70 0 3.9 Oct/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Jewish Holiday Succot

SuccotThe Jewish HolidayAfter the Exodus from slavery in Egypt, the wandering Jews lived in tents or booths,called Succots. They were ... the Succot the festival of booths remembering both the ancient agriculturalbooths and those of the Exodus. The harvest festival of thanksgiving, Succot, begins fivedays after Yom Kippur, and lasts fo ... cot is called Simhat Torah. It means the "rejoicing of the Torah."SuccotThe Jewish HolidayAfter the Exodus from slavery in Egypt, the wandering Jews lived in tents or booths,called Succots. They were ...

(3 pages) 38 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith


ifty one times, more than any other book of the bible. In Numbers it appears seventeen times and in Exodus eleven times. The reason why it is used so much in Leviticus is that during that time period ... r atonement and they are Koper, Kippur, and Kapporet. Koper ormeans ransom or gift to secure favor. Exodus 30:12 and Isaiah 43:3 uses ransom and this is parallel to the word redeem. In 1 Samuel 12:3 K ...

(6 pages) 124 0 4.8 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Capital Punishment

of God wasman created.'(Genesis 9:6) 'Anyone who by violence causes a death must be put to death.'(Exodus21:12) 'But should any person dare to kill another with deliberate planning, you will take tha ... another with deliberate planning, you will take that person even from my altar to be put to death.'(Exodus 21:14)Capital Punishment can be described as a the punishment of death for a very bad or hein ...

(6 pages) 253 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


Moses was a leader of the ancient Hebrews who brought them out of Egypt in Exodus, around 1250 BC. He made the covenant between them and Yahweh at Sinai. He also guided them t ... anaan. The Bible says he lived a life span of 120 years, but this figure is questioned.The books of Exodus through Deuteronomy in the Bible are the only sources for details about Moses' life. No Egypt ... law's flock, God spoke to him at a burning bush and told him to lead Israel out of Egypt. After the Exodus, Moses met again with his father-in-law, who told him about an improved judicial system. Mose ...

(2 pages) 105 0 4.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

It is about Passover and its traditional foods.

ts leavened bread from the first day to the seventh day, that person shall be cut off from Israel" (Exodus 12:15).Chametz: So what exactly is chametz?Chametz is a mixture of flour and water that is al ... s been watched. Based on the commandment, "And you shall keep (watch) the festival of the matzah." (Exodus 12:17)The sages believed watching matzah required supervising the matzah-making process from ...

(25 pages) 154 0 4.3 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Capital Punishment

assage from Genesis, "Whoever sheds the blood of man, by man shall his blood be shed." Another from Exodus, "Eye for an eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burn for burn, wound for wou ...

(3 pages) 52 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Rock n roll - the history of

"over," reconstruction was over, leaving a lasting segregation permeating all aspects of life. The exodus into the Northern industrial cities was a search for a better life. As the blues moved into t ... "over," reconstruction was over, leaving a lasting segregation permeating all aspects of life. The exodus into the Northern industrial cities was a search for a better life. As the blues moved into t ...

(20 pages) 182 0 4.2 Nov/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies


ay with all the Jews," and the Jewish nations' enslavement under the Egyptians found in the book of Exodus , clearly, demonstrate the anti-Semitism present in ancient times. As one moves further throu ...

(5 pages) 84 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

CARIBBEAN HISTORY Examine the methods employed by planters to induce "labourers" to work on sugar estates after emancipation.

post-emancipation period was viewed with fear by planters who believed that mass of ex-slaves would exodus the plantations, robbing them of their labour supply. In many cases this was so. However, one ... rty of movement". These hostile attitudes of planters and authorities alike are responsible for the exodus of ex-slaves in both the British West Indies and the French colonies.

(5 pages) 56 1 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Jewish Festival "Passover" What is it about, why is it important and what happens during the festival.

tors gained freedom from being slaves. The story that is told on the day of Passover is that of the Exodus, when the Jews quickly left Egypt. Jews believe that after the last plague, which was the dea ... the festival is so old, times have changed and many Jews wont have the time to reflect back on the Exodus,etc.I personally think that it does strengthen the feeling of unity between Jews because all ...

(3 pages) 54 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Brief Discussion of Judaism

ich were inscribed the Ten Commandments. The book of the Bible that portrays this flight is that of Exodus. Many scholars debate on how literally this chapter of the Bible can be read. For the most pa ... ardening of pharaohs heart', and the Lord speaking personally with Moses.The first four chapters of Exodus deal with Moses' upbringing, and his call by God to be His prophet. At the time when Moses wa ...

(5 pages) 92 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

He just said to add some sources

er womb will discharge and her uterus will drop. In other words, she will have an Abortion. Also in Exodus 21:22-25 the bibl says "if men strive and hurt a woman with child so that her fruit depart fr ...

(5 pages) 29 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

A economic success in Ireland will be useful for New Zealand.

oyment rates have decreased dramatically and Ireland is now experiencing a reversal of the previous exodus of local residents overseas, with the thriving country now attracting highly skilled immigran ...

(19 pages) 133 1 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

This is a literary analysis that I wrote in the 11th grade on the book "Sonny's Blues".

c is one of those ways. In James Baldwin's short story "Sonny's Blues", music serves as a momentary exodus from the shadowy world of the Harlem streets.At the narrator's school, the boy is whistling a ...

(6 pages) 94 0 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Das Alte Testament und seine Rezeption im Koran : Geburt und Aussetzung Mose (Ex 2,1-10 // Sure 28 7-14)

gs and write it as you like it...Zu Ex 2,1-10:I: LITERARKRITIK:a) EinheitMit dem Beginn des Exodusbuches wird die vorangegangene Familiengeschichte von der Volksgeschichte abgelöst, die b ... l;gt ist von dem Spannungsverhältnis des Volkes Israels mit Ägypten. Die Hauptbegriffe in Exodus haben Bezug zu den Volksver-heißungen aus Genesis, was auch hier das verknüpfende ...

(10 pages) 16 0 0.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Odysseus of the Odyssey and Moses of Exodus

Odysseus of the Odyssey and Moses of ExodusThe Book of Exodus is considered to be an epic poem as bydefinition. An epic poem as defined b ... lebrating in stately, formal verse the achievements of heroes, gods, anddemigods (426). The Book of Exodus as well as the entire Bible was writtenin the form of an epic poem. Major characteristics of ... ds and acted upon hisrequest. Moses possessed many characteristics that made him a great man.In the Exodus there were many examples where Moses showed his great wisdom.He also possessed somewhat magic ...

(4 pages) 36 0 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The jewish torah

The Torah is the five books of Moses (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy). The Torah can also include the rest of the Tenakh(old test ...

(1 pages) 47 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

NAFTA Regional Brief Explanation. Writen for University of Phoenix MGT 448

ed that NAFTA would destroy jobs rather than create them, due to a massive influx of imports and an exodus of United States firms to Mexico to take advantage of lower wages. In actuality, although NAF ...

(3 pages) 498 0 4.6 Feb/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Increase in illegal workers reduces wages, and increases the burden on social services. Supply and Demand; Labor Markets; Income Distribution and Poverty

kton, California, workers cram into small apartments, sleeping wherever space is available.This non-exodus has caused a drain on the social services provided by communities with high populations of il ...

(3 pages) 86 2 2.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics