Desecrate
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(v. t.) To divest of a sacred character or office; to divert from a sacred purpose; to violate the sanctity of; to profane; to put to an unworthy use; -- the opposite of consecrate.
Greek
953. bebeloo -- to profane
... See 952 (). Word Origin from bebelos Definition to profane NASB Word Usage break
(1), desecrate (1). profane. From bebelos; to desecrate -- profane. ...
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2840. koinoo -- to make common
... koinoo Phonetic Spelling: (koy-no'-o) Short Definition: I make unclean, regard as
unclean Definition: I make unclean, pollute, desecrate, mid: I regard (treat ...
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Strong's Hebrew
1351. gaal -- to defile
... A primitive root, (rather identified with ga'al, through the idea of freeing, ie
Repudiating); to soil or (figuratively) desecrate -- defile, pollute, stain. ...
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2490c. chalal -- to pollute, defile, profane
... 10), begin to use its fruit (2), beginning (3), begun (7), begun to use its fruit
(2), cast you as profane (1), defile (2), defiled (3), desecrate (1), enjoy (1 ...
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Library

The King, Hearing These Words, Answered, that He was Both Willing ...
... declared that he received the faith of Christ: and when he inquired of the aforesaid
high priest of his religion, who should first desecrate the altars and ...
/.../bede/bedes ecclesiastical history of england/chap xiii the king hearing.htm

Godly Fear and Its Goodly Consequence
... confession. It is easy to secularize religion in a wrong sense. There are many
I doubt not that desecrate the pulpit to worldly ends. How ...
/.../spurgeon/sermons on proverbs/godly fear and its goodly.htm

Lutherans in Pennsylvania.
... Germans here, and probably the most of them, who despise God's Word and all good
outward order, blaspheme and frightfully and publicly desecrate the Sacraments ...
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What Kind of Spirit is Required for the Study of Holy Scripture.
... all Christian action is symbolized, viz., to do good works in Christ, to cling with
constancy to Him, to hope for heaven, and not to desecrate the sacraments. ...
/.../on christian doctrine in four books /chapter 41 what kind of spirit.htm

But when the Student of the Holy Scriptures...
... all Christian action is symbolized, viz., to do good works in Christ, to cling with
constancy to Him, to hope for heaven, and not to desecrate the sacraments. ...
/.../augustine/on christian doctrine in four books/chapter 62 but when the.htm

Prayer for Preservation from Sinful Words.
... A thought, a sign, a look, a tone,. May cast upon Thy Name disgrace. Thy name
they also desecrate,. Who read Thy Word, who pray, and praise,. ...
/.../montgomery/sacred poems and hymns/hymn cccxxx prayer for preservation.htm

December the First a Faithful Friend
... How we impoverish ourselves by separating these precious gifts from their Giver?
We desecrate many a fair shrine by emptying it of God. ...
/.../my daily meditation for the circling year/december the first a faithful.htm

Severinus in Germany.
... relaxation from fasting and watching." The warm-hearted Severinus could not restrain
his tears, that a man of his holy calling should desecrate his position by ...
/.../neander/light in the dark places/severinus in germany.htm

Scriptural Uses of the General Words for Prayer
... This is the thing which the Lord has decreed: A man who has vowed a vow to the Lord
or sworn an oath or entered a bond, on his soul shall not desecrate his word ...
/.../origen/origen on prayer/chapter ii scriptural uses of.htm

Manasseh
... would see by reading this chapter, did not set it up in an obscure part of the land,
but put it in the very temple of God; and when he would desecrate the name ...
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Thesaurus
Desecrate (9 Occurrences)
... an unworthy use; -- the opposite of consecrate. Multi-Version Concordance
Desecrate (9 Occurrences). Matthew 12:5 Or have you not ...
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Desecrated (17 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Desecrate. Multi-Version Concordance
Desecrated (17 Occurrences). Acts 21:28 They laid hands ...
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Violate (14 Occurrences)
... 2. (vt) To do violence to, as to anything that should be held sacred or respected;
to profane; to desecrate; to break forcibly; to trench upon; to infringe. ...
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Descry (1 Occurrence)

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Profane (69 Occurrences)
... 5. (v.) To violate, as anything sacred; to treat with abuse, irreverence, obloquy,
or contempt; to desecrate; to pollute; as, to profane the name of God; to ...
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Pollute (42 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (vt) To make foul, impure, or unclean; to defile; to
contaminate; to soil; to desecrate; -- used of physical or moral defilement. ...
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Desecrating (5 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Desecrate. Multi-Version
Concordance Desecrating (5 Occurrences). Nehemiah 13:17 Then ...
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Maccabees
... institutions (1 Maccabees 1:11, 15, 43, 49, 54, 60, 62; 2:20;, 27, 42, 48, 50;
3:21, etc.), and deprecating attempts to compel Jews to desecrate the Sabbath ...
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Books (16 Occurrences)
... institutions (1 Maccabees 1:11, 15, 43, 49, 54, 60, 62; 2:20;, 27, 42, 48, 50;
3:21, etc.), and deprecating attempts to compel Jews to desecrate the Sabbath ...
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Concordance
Desecrate (9 Occurrences)

Matthew 12:5
Or have you not read in the law, that on the Sabbath day, the priests in the temple profane the Sabbath, and are guiltless?
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Acts 24:6
He even tried to profane the temple, and we arrested him.
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Leviticus 21:12
neither shall he go out of the sanctuary, nor profane the sanctuary of his God; for the crown of the anointing oil of his God is upon him. I am Yahweh.
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Leviticus 21:23
He shall not come near to the veil, nor come near to the altar, because he has a blemish; that he may not profane my sanctuaries, for I am Yahweh who sanctifies them.'"
(See NIV)

Leviticus 22:15
The priests shall not profane the holy things of the children of Israel, which they offer to Yahweh,
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Deuteronomy 21:23
his body shall not remain all night on the tree, but you shall surely bury him the same day; for he who is hanged is accursed of God; that you don't defile your land which Yahweh your God gives you for an inheritance.
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Ezekiel 7:22
And I have turned My face from them, And they have polluted My hidden place, Yea, come into it have destroyers, and polluted it.
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Ezekiel 24:21
Say to the house of Israel: Thus said the Lord Jehovah: Lo, I am polluting My sanctuary, The excellency of your strength, The desire of your eyes, and the pitied of your soul, And your sons and your daughters whom ye have left, by sword they do fall.
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Daniel 11:31
And strong ones out of him stand up, and have polluted the sanctuary, the stronghold, and have turned aside the continual 'sacrifice', and appointed the desolating abomination.
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Desecrated (17 Occurrences)

Violate (14 Occurrences)

Descry (1 Occurrence)

Profane (69 Occurrences)

Pollute (42 Occurrences)

Desecrating (5 Occurrences)

Maccabees

Books (16 Occurrences)

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