Definition of Peace offering

1. Noun. Something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace.

Exact synonyms: Olive Branch
Generic synonyms: Offer, Offering

Definition of Peace offering

1. Noun. A religious sacrifice in both Jewish,Christian, and Islamic traditions. ¹

2. Noun. An offering made to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace or reconciliation; an olive branch. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peace Offering

peace advocacy
peace and quiet
peace bond
peace dividend
peace dividends
peace for our time
peace in our time
peace initiative
peace lily
peace march
peace of mind
peace offering (current term)
peace officer
peace out
peace pipe
peace pipes
peace process
peace processes
peace sign
peace treaties
peace treaty

Literary usage of Peace offering

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1. Theology of the Old Testament by Gustav Friedrich Oehler, George Edward Day (1883)
"The only remark to be made on the material of the peace-offering is thnt ... The peace-offering was, like the burnt- offering, accompanied by a meat and a ..."

2. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"33.offereth the blood of the peace offering* 34. sacrifices of their peace ... 5. if ye offer a sacrifice of peace offering* 5. offer them (for) peace ..."

3. An Introduction to the Critical Study and Knowledge of the Holy Scriptures by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1856)
"The appointed seasons and occasions of the peace-offering were, 1. ... terms Christ's giving himself for us an offering (г. e. a peace-offering), ..."

4. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, by Sir John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"The peace offering was a voluntary return of thanks for benefits received, a solicitation of favours, or solely a token of devotion ; and it depended on the ..."

5. Christian Workers' Commentary on the Old and New Testaments: Arranged in by James Martin Gray (1915)
"The peace offering, c. 3. The data for the law of the peace offering are ... The peace offering might be a female (1), the explanation for which may be that ..."

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