Definition of Day of atonement

1. Noun. (Judaism) a solemn and major fast day on the Jewish calendar; 10th of Tishri; its observance is one of the requirements of the Mosaic law.

Exact synonyms: Yom Kippur
Category relationships: Judaism
Generic synonyms: Major Fast Day, High Holiday, High Holy Day



Definition of Day of atonement

1. Proper noun. (Judaism) Yom Kippur ¹

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Literary usage of Day of atonement

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The Day of Atonement fell on 10 Tishri and the Feast of Tabernacles extended from the 14th to the 21st, with a sort of octave day on the 22nd, but these had ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"But not on Sabbath for the Day of Atonement: as, for instance, when the Day of Atonement falls on a Sunday. As one is not allowed to eat before the day is ..."

3. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The atoning ritual reached its climax on the Day of Atonement DT??? eft-, ... The laws of the-Day of Atonement belong to the Priestly Code. ..."

4. Theology of the Old Testament by Gustav Friedrich Oehler, George Edward Day (1883)
"Consistently with this, Jewish tradition also refers the expiation of the Day of Atonement to every kind of sin. The limitation really existing results from ..."

5. The Sacred Books and Early Literature of the East, with Historical Surveys by Charles F Horne (1917)
"Seven days before the Day of Atonement the High Priest was removed from his ... On the eve of the day of atonement, toward dawn, they placed him in the ..."

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