What does the word exhortation mean?

Usage examples for exhortation

  1. He then hurried to the high- priest of Neith, to inform him how much he had been able to extort from the king, Neithotep shook his head doubtfully on hearing of Amasis' threats, and dismissed the prince with a few words of exhortation, a practice he never omitted. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. " And remember to-" Lady Atherley's exhortation remained unfinished, her sons having darted through the door- window like arrows from the bow. – Cecilia de Noël by Lanoe Falconer
  3. Here it is the foundation of a general exhortation to obedience. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren