ingathering


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in·gath·er

 (ĭn′găth′ər)
tr.v. in·gath·ered, in·gath·er·ing, in·gath·ers
To gather in; collect.

Ingathering

 the result of gathering, i.e., a collection, e.g., the harvest, 1555—Wilkes.
Examples: ingathering of his corn, 1668; of hops, 1861.
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Noun1.Ingathering - request for a sum of moneyingathering - request for a sum of money; "an appeal to raise money for starving children"
petition, request, postulation - a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
whip-round - (British) solicitation of money usually for a benevolent purpose
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Nature seems to make a hot pause just then: all the loveliest flowers are gone; the sweet time of early growth and vague hopes is past; and yet the time of harvest and ingathering is not come, and we tremble at the possible storms that may ruin the precious fruit in the moment of its ripeness.
And, as each person possesses a small piece of the truth, total knowing requires an ingathering of all these pieces; an ingathering achieved through dialogue, not dominance.
In the middle we have what are called the [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] (Bakashot), the specific petitions in which we ask for knowledge, repentance, forgiveness, redemption, healing, prosperity, ingathering, restoration of the judges, punishment for the heretics, reward for the righteous, return to Jerusalem, return of the House of David and the acceptance of our prayers.
28) There is the diastolic movement of communion, the ingathering of persons into relation with God and with one another.
Furthermore, the Nationality Law deems Israel a Jewish State for Jews wherever they are, and for every Jew who wants to be an Israeli citizen, as well as the ingathering of Jews from exile.
The Hebrew word for immigration to Israel is aliyah ("going up")--the ingathering of Jews from the Diaspora, and is "the raison d'etre of the Jewish State" (Jones, 1996; 9).
The author asks the profound question instead: whether Zionism or the ingathering of the "exiles" into Palestine has indeed led to the saving of a large number of Jewish lives.
Having grown up hearing Bible stories of Abraham, Joshua, and the Promised Land, or having read about or listened to accounts of the End Times and the ingathering of Jews to Palestine as a prelude to the Second Coming, it is not surprising that many, though certainly not all, Americans simply assume that it is right and proper for Jews to return to Palestine and create their own state there" (103).
Its shifts from large to small and back, its capacious ingathering of intellectual and political history, make it as rewarding as it is challenging.
This is the time of the ingathering of the gentiles, the gentiles are coming to join the kingdom of priests and a holy nation, they are joining the people, once taken out of Egypt, graced in spite of the golden calf, renewed in covenant.