Burnt sacrifice

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See Burnt offering, under Burnt.

See also: Sacrifice

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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You, sir, take no heed of this, and yet when Ulysses was before Troy did he not propitiate you with many a burnt sacrifice? Why then should you keep on being so angry with him?"
Meanwhile, the club's entertainment committee will present a skit, Ebrahim's Love for Allah and the Burnt Sacrifice, at 8pm on Friday.
Yeah a little, but I'll tell you man, that breath we learned, that's a burnt sacrifice. The breath, the Hebrew alphabet of 22 fire letters, they aren't letters.
We recognize the nature of the event in the word, Holocaust: "A burnt sacrifice; a sacrificial offering the whole of which is consumed by fire." (8) We say that Hitler hated the Jews and ask why these modem worshippers hate America so.
Shall I approach him with burnt sacrifices, With year-old calves?
Standing there, the prophet proclaimed that Yahweh had said that "they constructed the high places of Baal to burn their sons in the fire as burnt sacrifices to Baal, which I neither commanded, articulated, nor did it rise up in my mind" (Jeremiah 19:5).
More modern views suggest that it is because incense remembers a time when burnt sacrifices were a part of religious expression, that it symbolizes the incorruptibility of God (the resin that is burned will never go bad), or that through the transformation of resin to smoke, it illustrates the transformation from body to soul.
The natives think this is because the Western archeologists have cemented over the hole where smoke escaped when they offered burnt sacrifices in order to produce rain.