Definition of Original sin

1. Noun. A sin said to be inherited by all descendants of Adam. "Adam and Eve committed the original sin when they ate the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden"




Definition of Original sin

1. Noun. (Christianity) The state of sin, present in each human at birth, that is a direct result of Adam's disobedience to God. ¹

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Literary usage of Original sin

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Baptism it could not conceive as a means of grace against original sin. ... original sin, according to Thomas, is formally a " defect of original ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"NATURE OF original sin.—This is a difficult point and many systems have ... original sin is the privation of sanctifying grace in consequence of the sin of ..."

3. Symbolism: Or, Exposition of the Doctrinal Differences Between Catholics and by Johann Adam Möhler (1844)
"Men went on the supposition suggested by excited passion.s, that Catholic theologians would admit as notions of original sin, only what was really explained ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"NATURE OF original sin.—This is a difficult point and many systems have ... original sin is the privation of sanctifying grace in consequence of the sin of ..."

5. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards (1844)
"BY original sin, as the phrase has been most commonly used by divines, ... But yet, when the doctrine ot original sin is spoken of, it is vulgarly ..."

6. The Works of President Edwards by Jonathan Edwards, David Brainerd (1830)
"I. The Evidence of original sin from what appears in Fact of the Sinfulness of ... BY original sin as the phrase has been most commonly used by divines, ..."

7. The Works of President Edwards: With a Memoir of His Life by Jonathan Edwards, Sereno Edwards Dwight (1829)
"I. The Evidence of original sin from what appears in Fact of the Sinfulness of ... BY original sin as the phrase has been most commonly used by divines, ..."

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