50 Bible words

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  1. advent
    arrival that has been awaited
  2. altar
    a raised structure on which sacrifices to a god are made
  3. antediluvian
    of or relating to the period before the biblical flood
  4. apostle
    an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform
  5. appearance
    outward or visible aspect of a person or thing
  6. atonement
    the act of making amends for sin or wrongdoing
  7. baptism
    a sacrament signifying spiritual cleansing and rebirth
  8. betrothed
    pledged to be married
  9. brethren
    the lay members of a male religious order
  10. cherub
    an angel portrayed as a winged child
  11. disciple
    one who believes and helps spread the doctrine of another
  12. epiphany
    an inspiration or divine manifestation
  13. exodus
    a journey by a group to escape from a hostile environment
  14. fallible
    wanting in moral strength, courage, or will
  15. forbearance
    a delay in enforcing rights or claims or privileges
  16. gluttony
    habitual eating to excess
  17. gospel
    the written body of teachings accepted by a religious group
  18. idolatry
    the worship of objects or images as gods
  19. incarnation
    act of attributing human characteristics to abstract ideas
  20. incense
    make furious
  21. leaven
    a substance used to produce fermentation in dough
  22. leviathan
    the largest or most massive thing of its kind
  23. messiah
    any expected deliverer
  24. omnipotent
    having unlimited power
  25. omnipresent
    existing everywhere at once
  26. parable
    a short moral story
  27. paradise
    any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
  28. pardon
    accept an excuse for
  29. patriarch
    the male head of family or tribe
  30. perish
    pass from physical life
  31. pestilence
    any epidemic disease with a high death rate
  32. prodigal
    recklessly wasteful
  33. prophecy
    a prediction uttered under divine inspiration
  34. prophet
    someone who speaks by divine inspiration
  35. rapture
    a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
  36. redemption
    the act of purchasing back something previously sold
  37. rejoice
    feel happiness
  38. repentance
    remorse for your past conduct
  39. resurrection
    a revival from inactivity and disuse
  40. revelation
    the act of making something evident
  41. righteous
    morally justified
  42. sacrifice
    the act of killing in order to appease a deity
  43. scapegoat
    someone who is punished for the errors of others
  44. sermon
    an address of a religious nature
  45. temperance
    the trait of avoiding excesses
  46. testimony
    something that serves as evidence
  47. tribulation
    an annoying or frustrating or catastrophic event
  48. wilderness
    a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
  49. wrath
    intense anger
  50. Genesis
    the first book of the Old Testament: tells of Creation
Created on September 12, 2012 (updated September 17, 2012)

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