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[eg-zil-ik, ek-sil-] /ɛgˈzɪl ɪk, ɛkˈsɪl-/
pertaining to exile, especially that of the Jews in Babylon.
Sometimes, exilian [eg-zil-i-uh n, ek-sil-] /ɛgˈzɪl ɪ ən, ɛkˈsɪl-/ (Show IPA).
Origin of exilic
First recorded in 1870-75; exile + -ic Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Her exilic judgment is pictured in the next verse: "And now she is planted in the wilderness, in a dry and thirsty land."

    The Prophet Ezekiel Arno C. Gaebelein
  • For it evidently contains both pre-exilic and exilic elements.

    The Expositor's Bible George Adam Smith
  • The key must be sought in the exilic and post-exilic age where, unfortunately, direct and decisive evidence is lacking.

  • In this there is nothing to make the Isaian authorship probable, or an exilic date impossible.

    The Expositor's Bible George Adam Smith
  • It will perhaps startle some to hear John Calvin quoted on behalf of the exilic date of these prophecies.

    The Expositor's Bible George Adam Smith
  • It is in commenting on a verse of these chapters that Calvin makes the admission of exilic origin which has been quoted above.

    The Expositor's Bible George Adam Smith

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