Drink offering
Offering Of"fer*ing, n. 1. The act of an offerer; a proffering. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is offered, esp. in divine service; that which is presented as an expiation or atonement for sin, or as a free gift; a sacrifice; an oblation; as, sin offering. [1913 Webster]

They are polluted offerings more abhorred Than spotted livers in the sacrifice. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. A sum of money offered, as in church service; as, a missionary offering. Specif.: (Ch. of Eng.) Personal tithes payable according to custom, either at certain seasons as Christmas or Easter, or on certain occasions as marriages or christenings. [1913 Webster]

[None] to the offering before her should go. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

{Burnt offering}, {Drink offering}, etc. See under {Burnt}. etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • Drink offering — The drink offering (Hebrew nesek) was a form of libation forming one of the sacrifices and offerings of the Law of Moses. Contents 1 Etymology 2 Hebrew Bible 3 Ancient Near East parallels 4 …   Wikipedia

  • Drink-offering —    Consisted of wine (Num. 15:5; Hos. 9:4) poured around the altar (Ex. 30:9). Joined with meat offerings (Num. 6:15, 17; 2 Kings 16:13; Joel 1:9, 13; 2:14), presented daily (Ex. 29:40), on the Sabbath (Num. 28:9), and on feast days (28:14). One… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • drink offering — noun : a libation of wine, milk, or oil often in biblical times made with other sacrifices and required with every public offering …   Useful english dictionary

  • drink offering — n. pouring, libation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Drink — Drink, n. 1. Liquid to be swallowed; any fluid to be taken into the stomach for quenching thirst or for other purposes, as water, coffee, or decoctions. [1913 Webster] Give me some drink, Titinius. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Offering — Of fer*ing, n. 1. The act of an offerer; a proffering. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is offered, esp. in divine service; that which is presented as an expiation or atonement for sin, or as a free gift; a sacrifice; an oblation; as, sin offering.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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