going forth


Definition of going forth 

1 archaic : a way or place of exit mark well the entering in of the house, with every going forth of the sanctuary — Ezekiel 44:5 (Authorized Version)

2 archaic : boundary and the going forth thereof shall be from the south to Kadesh-barnea — Numbers 34:4 (Authorized Version)

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