Lectionary Calendar
Friday, March 1st, 2024
the Second Week of Lent
There are 30 days til Easter!
Attention!
StudyLight.org has pledged to help build churches in Uganda. Help us with that pledge and support pastors in the heart of Africa.
Click here to join the effort!

Bible Dictionaries
Sacrifice

Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words

Search for…
or
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Prev Entry
Sacred
Next Entry
Sacrilege
Resource Toolbox
Additional Links
A — 1: θυσία

(Strong's #2378 — Noun Feminine — thusia — thoo-see'-ah )

primarily denotes "the act of offering;" then, objectively, "that which is offered" (a) of idolatrous "sacrifice," Acts 7:41; (b) of animal or other "sacrifices," as offered under the Law, Matthew 9:13; 12:7; Mark 9:49; 12:33; Luke 2:24; 13:1; Acts 7:42; 1 Corinthians 10:18; Hebrews 5:1; 7:27 (RV, plural); 8:3; 9:9; 10:1,5,8 (RV, plural),11; 11:4; (c) of Christ, in His "sacrifice" on the cross, Ephesians 5:2; Hebrews 9:23 , where the plural antitypically comprehends the various forms of Levitical "sacrifices" in their typical character; Hebrews 9:26; 10:12,26; (d) metaphorically, (1) of the body of the believer, presented to God as a living "sacrifice," Romans 12:1; (2) of faith, Philippians 2:17; (3) of material assistance rendered to servants of God, Philippians 4:18; (4) of praise, Hebrews 13:15; (5) of doing good to others and communicating with their needs, Hebrews 13:16; (6) of spiritual "sacrifices" in general, offered by believers as a holy priesthood, 1 Peter 2:5 .

B — 1: θύω

(Strong's #2380 — Verb — thuo — thoo'-o )

is used of "sacrificing by slaying a victim," (a) of the "sacrifice" of Christ, 1 Corinthians 5:7 , RV, "hath been sacrificed" (AV, "is sacrificed"); (b) of the Passover "sacrifice," Mark 14:12 , RV, "they sacrificed" (AV, "they killed"); Luke 22:7 , RV, "(must) be sacrificed," AV, "(must) be killed;" (c) of idolatrous "sacrifices," Acts 14:13,18; 1 Corinthians 10:20 (twice). See KILL , No. 3.

Note: For eidolothutos, "sacrificed to idols," see IDOLS (offered to), No. 1.

Bibliography Information
Vines, W. E., M. A. Entry for 'Sacrifice'. Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ved/​s/sacrifice.html. 1940.
adsFree icon
Ads FreeProfile