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

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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, ...

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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 ...

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Sep 23, 2009 ... 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 ...

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The Online Etymology Dictionary ... Look up scapegoat at Dictionary.com: 1530 ... with the Arabic word azala, and meaning removed), but immediately from the ...

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verb. 3. (transitive) to make a scapegoat of. Word Origin. C16: from escape + goat , coined by William Tyndale to translate Biblical Hebrew azāzēl (probably) goat ...

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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 ...

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Jan 13, 2012 ... Since today is “National Blame Someone Else Day,” we thought we'd take a look at the origins of the term “scapegoat.” No, a scapegoat isn't a ...

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Aug 24, 2015 ... The original context of the term scapegoat was a Jewish purification ritual ..... Ida Zatelli, "The Origin of the Biblical Scapegoat Ritual: The ...

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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 ...