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Leaven

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LEAVEN, n. lev'n. L. levo, Eng. to lift.

1. A mass of sour dough, which, mixed with a larger quantity of dough or paste, produces fermentation in it and renders it light. During the seven days of the passover, no leaven was permitted to be in the houses of the Jews. Exodus 12 .
2. Any thing which makes a general change in the mass. It generally means something which corrupts or depraves that with which it is mixed.

Beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.

Matthew 16 .

LEAVEN, lev'n.

1. To excite fermentation in to raise and make light, as dough or paste.

A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump. 1 Corinthians 5 .

2. to taint to imbue.

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Entry for 'Leaven'. King James Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/kjd/l/leaven.html.

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Wednesday, October 16th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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