How to use Abomination in a sentence
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.
It's awful to see the abomination of temple worship in this chapter.
And Allah only wishes to remove all abomination from you, Ye members of the family, and to make you pure and spotless.
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.Advertisement
Hengstenberg, which regarded Revelation itself as supreme, such interpretation was an abomination.
But in the second set of verses, both lots and wine are an absolute abomination and the work of Satan.
Nor is factory farming a venerable tradition going back centuries, it's a modern abomination created by greed.
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.Advertisement
Her laugh echoed down the rocky canyons of Zzz as the essence of abomination breathed his bloody last below her.
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.).
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).
He thinks "PJ's are an abomination" and prefers to sleep in the nude.