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Raca

1910 New Catholic Dictionary

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"Whosoever shall say to his brother, Raca" (Matthew 5). A term of contempt, Saint John Chrysostom says: despised, vile, dirty, poor; Saint Jerome says, in the sense of good-for-nothing.

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Entry for 'Raca'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ncd/​r/raca.html. 1910.
 
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