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). "
The Origin of the B...
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, ...
Scapegoat, Hebrew Saʿir La-ʿazaʾzel, (“goat for Azazel”), in the Old ... A blow
from the hide of the scapegoat was said to cure sterility. In early ... ritual origin of.
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
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 ...
Origin and Etymology of scapegoat. <sup>1</sup>scape; intended as translation of Hebrew
ʽazāzēl (probably name of a demon), as if ʽēz 'ōzēl goat that departs—Lev ...
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 ...
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 ...
Aug 24, 2015 ... Religious Origins. Hebrew Bible. The "scapegoat" ritual (whose English name
results from a mistranslation of the Biblical Hebrew) was, in its ...
May 15, 2007 ... Best Answer: Scapegoats are found in the Bible, Leviticus 16:8, 10, 26. The
scapegoat was released, in a ceremony, into the wilderness to ...