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Mixed multitude
(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 T0001137; MOSES T0002602), 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. Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'mixed multitude' Eastons Bible Dictionary".
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