Definition of Postexilic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to the period in Jewish history after 539 BC (after the Babylonian Captivity).




Definition of Postexilic

1. Adjective. After an exile, especially the Biblical exile of the Jews. ¹

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Definition of Postexilic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postexilic

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posterolaterally
posteromedial
posteromedially
posteromesal
posteromesial
posters
posteruptive
postessive
postessive case
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postexecution
postexercise
postexilic (current term)
postexist
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postface
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postfact
postfactum

Literary usage of Postexilic

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1. The Prophetic Movement in Israel by Albert Cornelius Knudson (1921)
"CHAPTER V THE postexilic PROPHETS THE third group of literary prophets had no ... But the postexilic prophets were scattered over almost four centuries; ..."

2. History as Past Ethics: An Introduction to the History of Morals by Philip Van Ness Myers (1913)
"... in the postexilic Age A ritual The chief moral fact in the postexilic period 1 was the y putting into strict practice of the Levitical and Deuteronomic ..."

3. The Literature of the Old Testament in Its Historical Development by Julius August Bewer (1922)
"CHAPTER XVm postexilic HISTORIANS AFTER the Jews had returned from captivity, the times were not such as to incite one to write a history of them. ..."

4. The Religious Teaching of the Old Testament by Albert Cornelius Knudson (1918)
"This was true in a marked degree of postexilic Judaism. The whole levitical system centered about the fact of sin and its removal. But sin was nevertheless ..."

5. The Religious Teaching of the Old Testament by Albert Cornelius Knudson (1918)
"It makes of sin something impersonal and objective. It may take sin seriously. This was true in a marked degree of postexilic Judaism. ..."

6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The authority of the high-priesthood grew in postexilic times to a significant ... The panegyric postexilic in Ecclus. 1. indicates the ideal of the Times. ..."

7. A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on Micah, Zephaniah, Nahum, Habakkuk by John Merlin Powis Smith, William Hayes Ward, Julius August Bewer (1911)
"declared himself with Ew. as to 6L-7«, but assigned 7'-«° to postexilic times. Elh. (1891), on the other hand, endorses the arguments of Cor. and Ry. in ..."

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