Yom Kippur
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 atonement Betwixt the Duke of Gloucester and your brothers. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Satisfaction or reparation made by giving an equivalent for an injury, or by doing of suffering that which will be received in satisfaction for an offense or injury; expiation; amends; -- with for. Specifically, in theology: The expiation of sin made by the obedience, personal suffering, and death of Christ. [1913 Webster]

When a man has been guilty of any vice, the best atonement be can make for it is, to warn others. --Spectator. [1913 Webster]

The Phocians behaved with, so much gallantry, that they were thought to have made a sufficient atonement for their former offense. --Potter. [1913 Webster]

{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 rites described in Leviticus xvi. Also called {Yom Kippur}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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  • YOM KIPPUR — YOM KIPP 樓R La plus solennelle des fêtes religieuses juives, Yom Kipp r , est célébrée le 10 du mois de tishri . Au cours de cette fête de l’Expiation des péchés, on restaure la relation d’amitié du fidèle avec Dieu. La Bible l’appelle Shabbat… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Yom Kippur — Yom Kippour Yom Kippour Juifs priant dans une synagogue pour Yom Kippour, huile sur toile de Maurycy Gottlieb, Vienne 1878 Nom officiel …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Yom Kippur — es la festividad judía del Día de la Expiación o Perdón. Es uno de los Yamim Noraim (hebreo, los Días del Temor ). Los Yamim Noraim consisten en Rosh Hashaná (Año Nuevo), los diez días del arrepentimiento y culminan con Yom Kippur. En el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Yom Kippur — Jewish holiday, 1854, from Mishnaic Heb. yom kippur (in Biblical Heb., yom kippurim), lit. day of atonement, from yom day + kippur atonement, expiation …   Etymology dictionary

  • Yom Kippur — [yäm΄ki poor′, yôm΄ki poor′, yäm΄kip′ər, yôm΄kip′ər] n. [Heb yom kipur < yom, day + kipur < kiper, atone < root kpr, deny, disavow] one of the Jewish High Holidays, the Day of Atonement, a fast day of repentance during which the prayers… …   English World dictionary

  • Yom\ Kippur — Yom Kippour [ jɔmkipur ] n. m. VAR. Yom Kippur • 1870; mot hébr. ♦ Fête juive du Grand Pardon, consacrée au jeûne et à la prière, célébrée dix jours après le nouvel an juif (en septembre ou octobre). La prière de Yom Kippour …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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 rites… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Yom Kippur — • 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

  • yom kippur — |iome quipure| s. m. [Religião] Dia santo do calendário judaico, que celebra o arrependimento, a expiação e o perdão dos pecados.   ‣ Etimologia: locução hebraica …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Yom Kippur — ► NOUN ▪ the most solemn religious fast of the Jewish year, the last of the ten days of penitence that begin with Rosh Hashana (the Jewish New Year). ORIGIN Hebrew, day of atonement …   English terms dictionary

  • Yom Kippur — Day of Atonement redirects here. For other uses, see Day of Atonement (disambiguation). For the war, see Yom Kippur War. Yom Kippur Jews Praying in the Synagogue on Yom Kippur, by Maurycy Gottlieb (1878) …   Wikipedia

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