paschal sacrifice

paschal sacrifice
sacrifice that the Israelites offered on the first evening of Passover during the Temple period

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • paschal sacrifice — noun Usage: sometimes capitalized P : passover 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sacrifice — • This term is identical with the English offering (Latin offerre) and the German Opfer Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Sacrifice     Sacrifice      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Sacrifice of the Mass — • The word Mass (missa) first established itself as the general designation for the Eucharistic Sacrifice in the West after the time of Pope Gregory the Great, the early Church having used the expression the breaking of bread (fractio panis) or… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • SACRIFICE — IN THE BIBLE In the Bible various verbs are used to designate the act of sacrifice. Two of them, שחט and טבח, are used for the slaughter of animals for both secular (cf. Gen. 43:16; Num. 11:22) and sacred purposes, while the verbs זבח (hence the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Paschal mystery — The Paschal Mystery refers to the suffering (sometimes called the passion), death, Resurrection, and Glorification of Jesus Christ. People of Roman Catholic and Orthodox Christian faiths celebrate this mystery in the sacrament of the Eucharist.… …   Wikipedia

  • paschal lamb — 1. Jewish Hist. a lamb slaughtered and eaten on the eve of the first day of Passover. Ex. 12:3 11. 2. (caps.) Christ. 3. (caps.) any of several symbolic representations of Christ, as the Agnus Dei. 4. (caps.) Also called Holy Lamb. Heraldry. a… …   Universalium

  • Paschal Lamb — noun /ˈpæs.kəl ˈlæm,ˈpɑːs.kəl ˈlæm,ˈpæs.kəl ˈlæm/ a) The lamb eaten at Passover. The Paschal Lamb was instituted and eaten the night before the children of Israel were indeed delivered from Egypt. b) Jesus Christ, symbolized as a sacrifice. but… …   Wiktionary

  • Paschal mystery —    This term (from the Greek pascha, meaning Passover, and mysterion, meaning a secret rite or secret doctrine ) refers to Christ s redemption of all people through his life of sacrifice, especially his Crucifixion, death, andResurrection.… …   Glossary of theological terms

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