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Holy Sepulcher

the sepulcher in which the body of Jesus lay between His burial and His resurrection.
Origin of Holy Sepulcher
Middle English word dating back to 1175-1225 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The plan of Peter was strengthened by his further devotions at the Holy Sepulcher.

    Peter the Hermit Daniel A. Goodsell
  • Even the Church of the Holy Sepulcher has become a stable for cattle.

    Peter the Hermit Daniel A. Goodsell
  • But they fight for the Holy Sepulcher, or for the weak and oppressed.


    John Dewey and James Hayden Tufts
  • Urban commands the bishops to rouse their dioceses by preaching the instant duty of war for the Holy Sepulcher.

    Peter the Hermit Daniel A. Goodsell
  • Enter upon the road to the Holy Sepulcher; wrest the land from the wicked race and subject it to yourselves.

  • Certainly the greater part of those who visited Palestine returned home after fulfilling their vow to kneel at the Holy Sepulcher.

  • No Holy Sepulcher can compare with this in contained and sustained emotion.

    How France Built Her Cathedrals Elizabeth Boyle O'Reilly
  • It is thus possible that this second wall may have run south of the site of the Church of the Holy Sepulcher.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
  • In that closing sentence she invites them to go on crusade with her to rescue the Holy Sepulcher.

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