(Ex. 12:38), a class who accompanied the Israelites as they journeyed from Rameses to Succoth, the first stage of the Exodus. These were probably miscellaneous hangers-on to the Hebrews, whether Egyptians of the lower orders, or the remains of the Hyksos (see EGYPT ØT0001137; MOSES ØT0002602), as some think. The same thing happened on the return of the Jews from Babylon (Neh. 13:3), a "mixed multitude" accompanied them so far.
It was indeed, as Mrs. Templeton had said, a "mixed multitude."
The army was, as Washington himself said, "a mixed multitude."
The mixed multitude was thereby encouraged to believe that the slaughter of the obnoxious was a necessity of critical times.
Poor girls, how differently they felt to the mixed multitude who followed them.
How to shake off this mixed multitude must have caused Moses many an anxious thought.
We naturally ask, what could have induced this mixed multitude to leave Egypt?
They owned "a mixed multitude of flocks and herds," and "very much cattle."
This he proclaimed to a mixed multitude of sinners like myself.
The mixed multitude which came up with Israel came not because they had shared his exemptions, but because they dared not stay.
The teachers presiding over this mixed multitude were three in number, all French—their names Mdlles.