peace offering


noun

any offering made to procure peace.
a sacrificial offering made in order to assure communion with God. Ex. 20:24; Lev. 7:11–18.

Nearby words

  1. peace and quiet,
  2. peace corps,
  3. peace dividend,
  4. peace dove,
  5. peace offensive,
  6. peace officer,
  7. peace pipe,
  8. peace river,
  9. peace sign,
  10. peace-keeping

Origin of peace offering

First recorded in 1525–35

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British Dictionary definitions for peace offering

peace offering

noun

something given to an adversary in the hope of procuring or maintaining peace
Judaism a sacrificial meal shared between the offerer and Jehovah to intensify the union between them
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