Definition of exilic in English:


Line breaks: exil¦ic
Pronunciation: /ɪgˈzɪlɪk
, ɪk-, ɛg-, ɛk-/


  • Relating to a period of exile, especially that of the Jews in Babylon in the 6th century bc.
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    • This theology represents a combination of the Shekinah theology that is oriented on the temple in the pre-exilic period and the Shekinah theology oriented on the Israel of the exilic period.
    • She argues for two different traditions with two different ideologies in this prose source, one of them centered in Judah, the other centered in the exilic community of Babylon.
    • These two principles were developed by the exilic community in Babylon, and carried by the returnees to the homeland in Palestine.

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