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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Sacrifice (Noun and Verb)

Dictionaries :: Sacrifice (Noun and Verb)

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Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words
A-1 Noun Strong's Number: g2378 Greek: thusia

Sacrifice (Noun and Verb):

primarily denotes "the act of offering;" then, objectively, "that which is offered"

(a) of idolatrous "sacrifice," Act 7:41;

(b) of animal or other "sacrifices," as offered under the Law, Mat 9:13; 12:7; Mar 9:49; 12:33; Luk 2:24; 13:1; Act 7:42; 1Cr 10:18; Hbr 5:1; 7:27 (RV, plural); 8:3; 9:9; 10:1, 5, 8 (RV, plural), 11; 11:4;

(c) of Christ, in His "sacrifice" on the cross, Eph 5:2; Hbr 9:23, where the plural antitypically comprehends the various forms of Levitical "sacrifices" in their typical character; Hbr 9:26; 10:12, 26;

(d) metaphorically,

(1) of the body of the believer, presented to God as a living "sacrifice," Rom 12:1;

(2) of faith, Phl 2:17;

(3) of material assistance rendered to servants of God, Phl 4:18;

(4) of praise, Hbr 13:15;

(5) of doing good to others and communicating with their needs, Hbr 13:16;

(6) of spiritual "sacrifices" in general, offered by believers as a holy priesthood, 1Pe 2:5.

B-1 Verb Strong's Number: g2380 Greek: thuo

Sacrifice (Noun and Verb):

is used of "sacrificing by slaying a victim,"

(a) of the "sacrifice" of Christ, 1Cr 5:7, RV, "hath been sacrificed" (AV, "is sacrificed");

(b) of the Passover "sacrifice," Mar 14:12, RV, "they sacrificed" (AV, "they killed"); Luk 22:7, RV, "(must) be sacrificed," AV, "(must) be killed;"

(c) of idolatrous "sacrifices," Act 14:13, 18; 1Cr 10:20 (twice).
See KILL, No. 3.

Note: For eidolothutos, "sacrificed to idols," see IDOLS (offered to), No. 1.


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