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ABOMINA'TION, n.

1. Extreme hatred detestation.
2. The object of detestation, a common signification in scripture.

The way of the wicked is an abomination to the Lord. Proverbs 15

3. Hence, defilement, pollution, in a physical sense, or evil doctrines and practices, which are moral defilements, idols and idolatry, are called abominations. The Jews were an abomination to the Egyptians and the sacred animals of the Egyptians were an abomination to the Jews. The Roman army is called the abomination of desolation. Matthew 24:13 . In short, whatever is an object of extreme hatred, is called an abomination.
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Entry for 'Abomination'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​kjd/​a/abomination.html.
 
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