Sentence Examples

  • Power and presence (numen) there, and the same festivals and sacrifices which had previously been devoted to the cult of the Canaanite Baal were now annexed to the service of Yahweh, the war-god of the conquering race.
  • But the symbol carried with it the numen of the goddess symbolized, and there can be little doubt that Asherah came to be regarded as Yahweh's consort.
  • Personal presence and power or numen) there.
  • (or massebah) was the material symbol of deity on which the blood of sacrifice was smeared, and in which the numen of the god resided.
  • Perhaps they merely rejected the idea that the numen or divine grace can be confined by priestly consecration in water and by mere washing be imparted to persons baptized.

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