This second writer singles out three of the Maccabean priest kings for attack, the first of whom he charges with every abomination; the people itself, he declares, is apostate, and chastisement will follow speedily - the temple will be laid waste, the nation carried afresh into captivity, whence, on their repentance, God will restore them again to their own land, where they shall enjoy the blessedness of God's presence and be ruled by a Messiah sprung from Judah.
In Zoroaster's eyes this is an abomination: for the cow is a gift of Ormazd to man, and the religion of Mazda protects the sacred animal.
In December 168 sacrifice was offered to Zeus upon an idol altar (" the abomination of desolation," Dan.
In the Old and New Testaments the dog is spoken of almost with abhorrence; it ranked amongst the unclean beasts: traffic in it was considered as an abomination, and it was forbidden to he offered in the sanctuary in the discharge of any vow.
For many years Archdeacon Denison represented the extreme High Tory party not only in politics but in the Church, regarding all "progressive" movements in education or theology as abomination, and vehemently repudiating the "higher criticism" from the days of Essays and Reviews (1860) to those of Lux Mundi (1890).
The families dwell in the land of Goshen, east of the Delta," for every shepherd is an abomination unto the Egyptians "(xlv.
He thinks "PJ's are an abomination" and prefers to sleep in the nude.
To the minority of strict Jews he was therefore " the abomination of desolation standing where he ought not "; but the majority he carried with him and, when he was dying (165 B.C.) during his eastern campaigns, he wrote to the loyal Jews as their fellow citizen and general, exhorting them to preserve their present goodwill towards him and his son, on the ground that his son would continue his policy in gentleness and kindness, and so maintain friendly relations with them (2 Macc. ix.).
the Old Testament use of "abomination" &c. for heathen deities, so that Beelzebul would mean " Chief of false gods," and so arch-fiend.
is combined with the words of Christ to form the great eschatological discourse, the prophecy of the "abomination of desolation" (Mark xiii.
It's awful to see the abomination of temple worship in this chapter.
abomination of the earth spawned by the father of lies, Satan.
But in the second set of verses, both lots and wine are an absolute abomination and the work of Satan.
Jesus reference to the abomination that causes desolation spoken of through the Prophet Daniel (Matt.
Hengstenberg, which regarded Revelation itself as supreme, such interpretation was an abomination.
abominable idolatries, the worship of idols that is an abomination to God.
abomination of desolation, " referred to by the Lord Jesus.
abomination of Satan 's handiwork.
abomination known as Tarzan Lord of the Apes.
abomination almost single-handedly destroyed Alfa Romeo's reputation for about a decade.
And Allah only wishes to remove all abomination from you, Ye members of the family, and to make you pure and spotless.
Q. A friend of mine feels that tho eating shellfish is an abomination (Leviticus 11:10) it is a lesser abomination than homosexuality.
Nor is factory farming a venerable tradition going back centuries, it's a modern abomination created by greed.
abomination in the sight of God?
abomination in the eyes of God.
Tattered, bloody bandages hold the abomination together where magic cannot.
Intoxicants and games of chance, and idols and divining arrows are an abomination of Satan's handiwork.
idolatryen he adds abominable idolatries, the worship of idols that is an abomination to God.
reeking with stench and the worst sort of abomination.
The "abomination of desolation" has naturally had its influence upon it; possibly also the experience of the time of Caligula (see above).
I inspected several very closely and found them reeking with stench and the worst sort of abomination.
Her laugh echoed down the rocky canyons of Zzz as the essence of abomination breathed his bloody last below her.
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