arba kosot n. (-BAH co-SOTE) Literally, “four .” It is traditional to drink four cups of during the on . The four cups of wine mirror the four ways that delivered the from in , as written in 6:6-7: “I will free you from the labors of the and [I will] deliver you from their bondage. I will redeem you with an outstretched arm… And I will take you to be My people, and I will be your God.”

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Eisenberg, J., Scolnic, E., & Publication Society. (2001). The JPS dictionary of Jewish words. Over 1000 entries for Jewish and life-cycle events, culture, , the and other sacred texts, and worship. Each entry has a guide and is cross-referenced to related terms.; “A JPS desk reference”–cover. (8). , : Jewish Publication Society.

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