offering, sin

Used for eliminating impurity from the sanctuary at festivals (Num. 28:15) and offered at a private ceremony when a prohibition had been inadvertently infringed.

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  • offering — noun 1) you may place offerings in the basket Syn: contribution, donation, gift, present, handout, charity; formal benefaction; historical alms 2) many offerings were made to the goddess Syn: sacrifice, oblation, burnt offering, immol …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • Sin offering — Sin Sin, n. [OE. sinne, AS. synn, syn; akin to D. zonde, OS. sundia, OHG. sunta, G. s[ u]nde, Icel., Dan. & Sw. synd, L. sons, sontis, guilty, perhaps originally from the p. pr. of the verb signifying, to be, and meaning, the one who it is. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sin — Sin, n. [OE. sinne, AS. synn, syn; akin to D. zonde, OS. sundia, OHG. sunta, G. s[ u]nde, Icel., Dan. & Sw. synd, L. sons, sontis, guilty, perhaps originally from the p. pr. of the verb signifying, to be, and meaning, the one who it is. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sin eater — Sin Sin, n. [OE. sinne, AS. synn, syn; akin to D. zonde, OS. sundia, OHG. sunta, G. s[ u]nde, Icel., Dan. & Sw. synd, L. sons, sontis, guilty, perhaps originally from the p. pr. of the verb signifying, to be, and meaning, the one who it is. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Offering — Of fer*ing, n. 1. The act of an offerer; a proffering. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is offered, esp. in divine service; that which is presented as an expiation or atonement for sin, or as a free gift; a sacrifice; an oblation; as, sin offering.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sin-offering — sinˈ offering noun A sacrifice in expiation of sin • • • Main Entry: ↑sin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sin offering — Part of a series of articles on Jews and Judaism …   Wikipedia

  • Sin-offering — A sin offering (Hebrew: hattath ) is a type of Biblical sacrifice, specifically a sacrifice made for the atonement of an unintentional sin (including unintended ritual uncleanliness). [ Jewish Encyclopedia ] Types and occasions of offeringIn… …   Wikipedia

  • Sin-offering —    (Heb. hattath), the law of, is given in detail in Lev. 4 6:13; 9:7 11, 22 24; 12:6 8; 15:2, 14, 25 30; 14:19, 31; Num. 6:10 14. On the day of Atonement it was made with special solemnity (Lev. 16:5, 11, 15). The blood was then carried into the …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Sin — For other uses, see Sin (disambiguation). Sinful , Sinner , and Sinners redirect here. For other uses, see Sinful (disambiguation), Sinner (disambiguation), and Sinners (disambiguation). A Sistine Chapel fresco depicts the expulsion of Adam and… …   Wikipedia


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