Peace-offering sentence example
- After four months of war peace was made, and Antiope left with Theseus as a peace-offering.
- Hedin had sent a necklace as a peace-offering to Hagen, but Hilde persuades her father that it is only a ruse.
- It is a covenant similar to that of Exodus xxiv., when after the peace-offering of oxen, Moses took the blood in basins and sprinkled half of it on the altar and on twelve pillars erected after the twelve tribes, and the other half on the people, to whom he had first read out the writing of the covenant and said, " Behold the blood of the covenant which the Lord hath made with you concerning all these words."
- 22-27, which prohibit the eating of fat and blood, are addressed to the community at large, and were, doubtless, inserted here in connexion with the sacrificial meal which formed the usual accompaniment of the peace-offering.