Atonement, Day of

Atonement, Day of
Atonement, Day of
A most solemn fast, on which no food could be taken throughout the day, and servile works were forbidden

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  • Atonement, Day of — In Hebrew, Yom Kippur, a day of rest and fasting to give space for atoning for the sins of the past year. On this day, the tenth of the seventh month (Lev. 23:27–32), and this day only, the high priest went with incense to the Holy of Holies in… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Atonement, Day of —    The great annual day of humiliation and expiation for the sins of the nation, the fast (Acts 27:9), and the only one commanded in the law of Moses. The mode of its observance is described in Lev. 16:3 10; 23:26 32; and Num. 29:7 11.    It was… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Atonement Day of —  Искупления День …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Atonement, Day of —    See Yom Kippur …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Atonement (disambiguation) — Atonement may refer to:In religion: * Atonement in Judaism ** The Day of Atonement, the biblical/Jewish observance * Atonement, in Christian theology ** Day of Atonement (Christian holiday) ** Blood atonement ** Atonement (governmental view) **… …   Wikipedia

  • Day of Atonement (disambiguation) — Day of Atonement may refer to: Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement Day of Atonement (Nation of Islam), a national day established in 1995 by the Nation of Islam Investigative Judgment, the antitypical Day of Atonement according to the Seventh …   Wikipedia

  • DAY OF ATONEMENT — (Heb. יוֹם הכִּפּוּרִים, Yom ha Kippurim), one of the appointed seasons of the Lord, holy convocations, a day of fasting and atonement, occurring on the Tenth of Tishri. It is the climax of the ten days of penitence and the most important day in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ATONEMENT — (Heb. כִּפִֻּרים, kippurim, from the verb כפר). The English word atonement ( at one ment ) significantly conveys the underlying Judaic concept of atonement, i.e., reconciliation with God. Both the Bible and rabbinical theology reflect the belief… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) —     Day of Atonement     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Day of Atonement     (Hebrew Yom Hakkippurim. Vulgate, Dies Expiationum, and Dies Propitiationis Leviticus 23:27 28)     The rites to be observed on the Day of Atonement are fully set forth in …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Day of Atonement — Atonement A*tone ment, n. 1. (Literally, a setting at one.) Reconciliation; restoration of friendly relations; agreement; concord. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] By whom we have now received the atonement. Rom. v. 11. [1913 Webster] He desires to make… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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