Web Results

Scapegoat

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scapegoat

The word 'scapegoat' is an English translation of the Hebrew ... (Yoma 6:4,67b) give the etymology of azazel as a compound of "az", ...

scapegoat (n.) - Online Etymology Dictionary

www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=scapegoat

Azazel is an active participle or participial noun, derived ultimately from azal ( connected with the Arabic word azala, and meaning removed), but immediately ...

Scapegoat | Define Scapegoat at Dictionary.com

www.dictionary.com/browse/scapegoat

Scapegoat definition, a person or group made to bear the blame for others or to suffer in their place. See more. ... Word Origin and History for scapegoat. Expand.

The Scapegoat Dilemma - John P. Pratt Home Page

www.johnpratt.com/items/docs/lds/meridian/2009/scapegoat.html

Jan 19, 2009 ... What is a "scapegoat" and what is the origin of that word? The word scapegoat has two meanings. The most common is "one that bears the ...

Whats the origin of the word 'Scapegoat'? | Yahoo Answers

uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20070515232654AA5fFdw

May 15, 2007 ... There's a bit more to this story of the origin of "scapegoat," however. The Hebrew word for the goat set free in the original Biblical text was ...

Scapegoat | Definition of Scapegoat by Merriam-Webster

www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scapegoat

Define scapegoat: a person who is unfairly blamed for something that others have done—scapegoat in a sentence. ... The word has a shocking history ...

What is the origin of the term "scapegoat"? | eNotes

www.enotes.com/homework-help/origin-term-scapegoat-103095

A "scapegoat" was originally a goat driven off into the wilderness as part of the ceremonies of the Day of Atonement in Judaism. The idea was that the goat, ...

Scapegoat - New World Encyclopedia

www.newworldencyclopedia.org/entry/Scapegoat

Aug 24, 2015 ... The original context of the term scapegoat was a Jewish purification ritual ..... Throughout history, a bewildering array of groups have been the ...

Etymology of Scapegoat | Tiny Frog

tinyfrog.wordpress.com/2008/06/03/etymology-of-scapegoat/

Jun 3, 2008 ... While out hiking last weekend, I stopped to read a sign talking about the history of the area. A number of outlaws used to hide out in the area in ...

Scapegoat - meaning and origin. - The Phrase Finder

www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/scapegoat.html

Meaning. One who is blamed or punished for the sins of others. Origin. Scapegoat. Not a phrase you say? Quite right but, like lackadaisical and preposterous, ...

More Info

scapegoat - Wordorigins.org

www.wordorigins.org

Mar 12, 2007 ... But it was Tyndale who coined the term scapegoat, or scapegoote as ... Merriam- Webster Collegiate Dictionary; Carver's History of English In Its ...

scapegoat | religion | Britannica.com

www.britannica.com

The use of scapegoats has a long and varied history involving many kinds of animals, as well as human beings. In ancient Greece, human scapegoats ...

Previous Columns/Posted 05/16/00 - The Word Detective

www.word-detective.com

May 16, 2000 ... Dear Word Detective: Can you give me the history of the term "boiler room," ..... Dear Word Detective: What is the origin of the word "scapegoat," ...