A scapegoat is a person or animal which takes on the sins of others, or is unfairly
blamed for .... word ' azazel is a contraction; Jump up ^ Zatelli, Ida (April 1998). "
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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
Mar 12, 2007 ... This term, for one who is punished for the misdeeds of others, is the result of a
mistranslation. The term was coined in 1530 by William Tyndale, ...
Aug 24, 2015 ... 1 Religious Origins. 1.1 Hebrew Bible; 1.2 Christianity; 1.3 Scapegoating in
ancient Greece. 2 Metaphor. 2.1 Political/sociological scapegoating.
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 ...
Scapegoat definition, a person or group made to bear the blame for others or to ...
Strike leaders tried to scapegoat foreign competitors. ... Origin of scapegoat
Scapegoating definition, a person or group made to bear the blame for others or
to ... Strike leaders tried to scapegoat foreign competitors. ... Origin of scapegoat
The origin of the scapegoat ritual in Leviticus xvi has been of compelling interest
to scholars. To explain it they go mainly to Hittit and Mesopotamian parallels ...
Jul 20, 1998 ... Scapegoat, Hebrew Saʿir La-ʿazaʾzel, (“goat for Azazel”), in the Old Testament
ritual of Yom Kippur (Lev. 16:8–10) ... ritual origin of. comedy ...
Look up scapegoat at Dictionary.com: 1530, "goat sent into the wilderness on the
Day of Atonement, symbolic bearer of the sins of the people," coined by ...