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Sacred

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SA'CRED, a. L. sacer, sacred, holy, cursed, damnable. We here see the connection between sacredness and secrecy. The sense is removed or separated from that which is common, vulgar, polluted, or open, public and accursed is separated from society or the privileges of citizens, rejected, banished.

1. Holy pertaining to God or to his worship separated from common secular uses and consecrated to God and his service as a sacred place a sacred day a sacred feast sacred service sacred orders.
2. Proceeding from God and containing religious precepts as the sacred books of the Old and New Testament.
3. Narrating or writing facts respecting God and holy things as a sacred historian.
4. Relating to religion or the worship of God used for religious purposes as sacred songs sacred music sacred history.
5. Consecrated dedicated devoted with to.

A temple sacred to the queen of love.

6. Entitled to reverence venerable.

Poet and saint to thee alone were given, the two most sacred names of earth and heav'n.

7. Inviolable, as if appropriated to a superior being as sacred honor or promise.

Secrets of marriage still are sacred held.

Sacred majesty. In this title, sacred has no definite meaning, or it is blasphemy.

Sacred place, in the law, is that where a deceased person is buried.

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Material presented was supplied by Brandon Staggs and was derived from the KJV Dictionary found on his website located at av1611.com.
The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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Entry for 'Sacred'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/kjd/s/sacred.html.

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