Definition of Expiation. Meaning of Expiation. Synonyms of Expiation

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Definition of Expiation

Expiation
Expiation Ex`pi*a"tion, n. [L. expiatio: cf.F. expiation] 1. The act of making satisfaction or atonement for any crime or fault; the extinguishing of guilt by suffering or penalty. His liberality seemed to have something in it of self-abasement and expiation. --W. Irving. 2. The means by which reparation or atonement for crimes or sins is made; an expiatory sacrifice or offering; an atonement. Those shadowy expiations weak, The blood of bulls and goats. --Milton. 3. An act by which the treats of prodigies were averted among the ancient heathen. [Obs.] --Hayward.

Meaning of Expiation from wikipedia

- enough to set forth Christ as an expiation of our sins through his blood." Hilasterion is translated as "expiation" in the Revised Standard Version and...
- Expiation is appeasing a deity, atonement. Expiation may also refer to: Expiation (film), a silent 1922 British crime film "Expiation", an episode of...
- Expiation is a 1922 British silent crime film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Ivy Close, Fred Raynham and Lionelle Howard. It was based on an 1887...
- In other biblical translations the water is referred to as water of expiation (Douay–Rheims Bible), water of separation (King James Version), water...
- manslaughter, even involuntary, requires the exile of the slaughterer, expiation and ritual purification. The exchange might well have proved a creative...
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- "a trait that tends to the expiation or atonement of sin". By Technique, it means a determined penalty that is done expiation for sin. Kaffarah is a special...
- Henley Stewards invited her to present the prizes at the 1981 regatta, expiating the ill will from her father's falling foul of its amateurism rules in...
- not in the later Pauline emphasis on "Jesus' death as a sacrifice or an expiation for our sins." For the early Jewish Christians, "the idea that Messiah's...
- three main parts: 1) the meal that was set out at a crossroads, 2) an expiation sacrifice, and 3) purification of the household. The specific foods mentioned...