[ pree-eg-zil-ee-uhn, -zil-yuhn, -ek-sil- ]
/ ˌpri ɛgˈzɪl i ən, -ˈzɪl yən, -ɛkˈsɪl- /
being or occurring prior to the exile of the Jews in Babylonia 597–538 b.c.
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Also pre·ex·il·ic, pre-ex·il·ic [pree-eg-zil-ik, -ek-sil-] /ˌpri ɛgˈzɪl ɪk, -ɛkˈsɪl-/ .
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Example sentences from the Web for preexilian
Of this we have recurring examples in pre-exilian Hebrew history.
References to them abound in pre-exilian literature: Judges xxi.
British Dictionary definitions for preexilian
/ (ˌpriːɪɡˈzɪlɪən) /
Old Testament prior to the Babylonian exile of the Jews (586–538 bc)
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