Exodus Look up Exodus at Dictionary.com
late Old English, the second book of the Old Testament, from Latin exodus, from Greek exodos "a military expedition; a solemn procession; departure; death," literally "a going out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + hodos "a way, path, track, road," from PIE root *ked- "to go, yield" (see cede). General sense (with lower-case -e-) is from 1620s.