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Charles Buck Theological Dictionary

Libation

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The act of pouring wine on the ground in divine worship. Sometimes other liquids have been used, as oil, milk, water, honey, but mostly wine. Amongst the Greeks and Romans it was an essential part of solemn sacrifices. Libations were also in use among the Hebrews, who poured a hin of wine on the victim after it was killed, and the several pieces of the sacrifice were laid on the altar ready to be consumed in the flames.


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Buck, Charles. Entry for 'Libation'. Charles Buck Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/cbd/l/libation.html. 1802.

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Sunday, October 13th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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