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an oblation, dedicated to God. Thus Cain consecrated to God of the first-fruits of the earth, and Abel of the firstlings of the flock (Gen 4:3, 4). Under the Levitical system different kinds of offerings are specified, and laws laid down as to their presentation. These are described under their distinctive names.

This entry includes text from Easton's Bible Dictionary, 1897.

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Offering can mean any of the following:

  • An offering can mean a religious sacrifice of plant, animal or human life (blood sacrifice), or a sacrifice of precious things. An offering may also be in money, or may be of a purely spiritual nature, like offering one's heart or life to God (see also Oblation).
  • An offering, in Buddhism, is a form of prayer.


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