Day of Atonement

Day of Atonement
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  • DAY OF ATONEMENT — (Heb. יוֹם הכִּפּוּרִים, Yom ha Kippurim), one of the appointed seasons of the Lord, holy convocations, a day of fasting and atonement, occurring on the Tenth of Tishri. It is the climax of the ten days of penitence and the most important day in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Day of Atonement — Atonement A*tone ment, n. 1. (Literally, a setting at one.) Reconciliation; restoration of friendly relations; agreement; concord. [Archaic] [1913 Webster] By whom we have now received the atonement. Rom. v. 11. [1913 Webster] He desires to make… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Day of Atonement — • A most solemn fast, on which no food could be taken throughout the day, and servile works were forbidden Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Day of Atonement — n. YOM KIPPUR …   English World dictionary

  • Day of Atonement — Yom Kippur Yom Kip*pur (y[=o]m k[i^]*p[oo^]r , y[aum]m k[i^]*p[oo^]r ), [Heb. y[=o]m kipp[=u]r, day of atonement.] (Jewish Antiq.) the only fast day of the Mosaic ritual, celebrated on the tenth day of the seventh month (Tishri), according to the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Day of Atonement (Yom Kippur) —     Day of Atonement     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Day of Atonement     (Hebrew Yom Hakkippurim. Vulgate, Dies Expiationum, and Dies Propitiationis Leviticus 23:27 28)     The rites to be observed on the Day of Atonement are fully set forth in …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Day of Atonement (disambiguation) — Day of Atonement may refer to: Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement Day of Atonement (Nation of Islam), a national day established in 1995 by the Nation of Islam Investigative Judgment, the antitypical Day of Atonement according to the Seventh …   Wikipedia

  • Day of Atonement (film) — Day of Atonement (original French title:Le Grand Pardon II) is a 1992 127 minute longer sequel to film Le Grand pardon, film directed by Alexandre Arcady starring Roger Hanin, Richard Berry, Gérard Darmon and Jill Clayburgh. The film also… …   Wikipedia

  • Day of Atonement — Day of A|tone|ment, the a Jewish holy day when Jews ↑fast and pray for forgiveness for their ↑sin (=things they have done wrong) , during the past year. It is also known as ↑Yom Kippur …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Day of Atonement — Day′ of Atone′ment n. jud Yom Kippur • Etymology: 1810–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • Day of Atonement (Christian holiday) — This article is about a Christian holiday. See Yom Kippur known as the Day [of] Atonement about Judaism s Day of Atonement Jewish holiday. The Christian Day of Atonement is based on the Latin translation of * the Jewish holiday Yom Kippur. The… …   Wikipedia

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