Abomination of Desolation

Used by AV, REB for ‘the desolating sacrilege’ of NRSV at Mark 13:14 etc.

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  • ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION — ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION, literal translation of the Greek Βδέλυγμα ὲρημηώσεωϚ (I Macc. 1:54). This in turn, evidently goes back to a Hebrew or Aramaic expression similar to shiqquẓ shomen ( desolate, i.e., horrified – for horrifying –… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abomination of Desolation — Christian eschatology Eschatology views Viewpoints • Preterism • Idealism • Historicism • …   Wikipedia

  • abomination of desolation —  Мерзость запустения …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Abomination of Desolation, The — • Spoken of in St. Matthew, xxiv, 15, and St. Mark, xiii, 14 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Abomination of Desolation —     The Abomination of Desolation     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Abomination of Desolation     The importance of this Scriptural expression is chiefly derived from the fact that in St. Matthew, xxiv, 15, and St. Mark, xiii, 14, the appearance… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Abomination (Bible) — Abomination (Latin abominatus, past participle of abominari, to deprecate as an ill omen ) English term used to translate the Biblical term lists six things which are also abominations: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood …   Wikipedia

  • Abomination —    This word is used    1) To express the idea that the Egyptians considered themselves as defiled when they ate with strangers (Gen. 43:32). The Jews subsequently followed the same practice, holding it unlawful to eat or drink with foreigners… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • abomination — [ abɔminasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIe; lat. ecclés. abominatio 1 ♦ Littér. Horreur inspirée par ce qui est impie. « Cette ville profane est en abomination à notre saint prophète » (Montesquieu). Avoir qqn, qqch. en abomination, en horreur. J ai le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • désolation — [ dezɔlasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • XIIe; bas lat. desolatio 1 ♦ Littér. Action de désoler, de ravager (un pays); son résultat. ⇒ calamité, destruction, dévastation, ravage, ruine. « Ils pleuraient la mort de leurs proches et la désolation de leur pays »… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Desolation, The Abomination of — • Spoken of in St. Matthew, xxiv, 15, and St. Mark, xiii, 14 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

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