thank offering


thank offering
See thanksgiving sacrifice

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  • Thank offering — thank hank (th[a^][ng]k), n.; pl. {thanks} (th[a^][ng]ks). [AS. [thorn]anc, [thorn]onc, thanks, favor, thought; akin to OS. thank favor, pleasure, thanks, D. & G. dank thanks, Icel. [thorn][ o]kk, Dan. tak, Sw. tack, Goth. [thorn]agks thanks;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thank-offering — thankˈ offering noun An offering made to express thanks • • • Main Entry: ↑thank …   Useful english dictionary

  • thank offering — noun an offering made as an expression of thanks • Hypernyms: ↑offering * * * noun : an offering made as an expression of thanks * * * thank offering, 1. an offering made according to the Levitical law as an expression of gratitude to God. 2. any …   Useful english dictionary

  • thank-offering — noun an offering made as an act of thanksgiving …   English new terms dictionary

  • thank-offering — /ˈθæŋk ˌɒfrɪŋ/ (say thangk .ofring) noun an offering, as to some deity, to express gratitude for the turn of events or the like …   Australian English dictionary

  • thank offering — expression of gratitude, sacrifice made to show appreciation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • thanksgiving sacrifice / thank offering — thanksgiving sacrifice (NRSV) / thank offering (REB) An animal sacrifice offered in gratitude for some favour received; the meat was shared between the donor and the priest, who had laid his hand on the victim s head. They ate round the altar at… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • thank — hank (th[a^][ng]k), n.; pl. {thanks} (th[a^][ng]ks). [AS. [thorn]anc, [thorn]onc, thanks, favor, thought; akin to OS. thank favor, pleasure, thanks, D. & G. dank thanks, Icel. [thorn][ o]kk, Dan. tak, Sw. tack, Goth. [thorn]agks thanks;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thank — v. & n. v.tr. 1 express gratitude to (thanked him for the present). 2 hold responsible (you can thank yourself for that). n. (in pl.) 1 gratitude (expressed his heartfelt thanks). 2 an expression of gratitude (give thanks to Heaven). 3 (as a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • offering — Synonyms and related words: Christmas present, advance, alms, alms fee, approach, asking price, award, benefaction, beneficence, bid, birthday present, box, burnt offering, cadeau, charity, collection, contribution, dole, donation, donative,… …   Moby Thesaurus


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