Sentence Examples

  • This coincides with the Hebrew use of the term as idolatrous priests, Hos.
  • Pele in idolatrous times was the dreaded goddess of Kilauea.
  • He is described as a wicked and idolatrous king, and was slain by Jehu, son of Nimshi.
  • Pictures and stories, carved or painted, seemed no longer necessary now that the open Bible was in the hands of the common people; they had been too often prostituted, moreover, to idolatrous uses, - and " idolatry " was the worst of blasphemies to the re-discoverers of the Old Testament.
  • As late as 1230 human sacrifices were still being offered up in Prussia and Lithuania, and, in spite of all the efforts of the Teutonic Knights, idolatrous practices still lingered amongst the people, while amongst the Lapps, though successful missions had been inaugurated as early as 1335, Christianity cannot be said to have become the dominant religion till at least two centuries later.

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