Hallow
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Easton's Bible Dictionary
To render sacred, to consecrate (Exodus 28:38; 29:1). This word is from the Saxon, and properly means "to make holy." The name of God is "hallowed", i.e., is reverenced as holy (Matthew 6:9).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(v. t.) To make holy; to set apart for holy or religious use; to consecrate; to treat or keep as sacred; to reverence.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HALLOW; HALLOWED

hal'-o, hal'-od, hal'-o-ed ("to render or treat as holy," Anglo-Saxon halgian, from halig, "holy"): It translates several forms of qadhash, "set apart," "devote," "consecrate," frequently rendered in the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American), the American Standard Revised Version "consecrate," "dedicate," "holy," and especially "sanctify," closely synonymous, "hallow" perhaps containing more of the thought of reverence, sacredness, holiness. It embraces the idea of marked separateness. It is applied to persons, as the priest (Leviticus 22:2, 3); to places or buildings, as the middle of the temple court (1 Kings 8:64); the tabernacle (Exodus 40:9); to things, like the portion of the sacrifice set apart for the priests (Numbers 18:8); to times and seasons, as the Sabbath (Jeremiah 17:22 Ezekiel 20:20) and the Jubilee year (Leviticus 25:10); to God Himself (Leviticus 22:32). Its underlying idea of the separateness of holy nature or holy use works out into several often overlapping senses: (1) To set apart, dedicate, offer, reserve, for the worship or service of God: Exodus 28:38, "The holy things, which the children of Israel shall hallow in all their holy gifts"; also Leviticus 22:3 Numbers 18:29, etc.; 2 Kings 12:4, "All the money the hallowed things" (the King James Version "dedicated"), etc. (2) To make holy, by selecting, setting apart, claiming, or acknowledging as His own: Genesis 2:3, "God blessed the seventh day, and hallowed it" (the King James Version "sanctified"); but Exodus 20:11 (King James Version, the English Revised Version, the American Standard Revised Version), "hallowed." So of the temple (1 Kings 9:7); of the firstborn, spared in Egypt (Numbers 3:13). (3) To dedicate or consecrate by formal ceremonial, with the accompanying idea of cleansing from sin and uncleanness: Exodus 29:1, "This is the thing that thou shalt do unto them (Aaron and his sons) to hallow them, to minister unto me in the priest's office." The whole chapter is devoted to the elaborate ceremonial, consisting of ablutions, endowment in priestly robes and paraphernalia, anointing with oil, the offering of a bullock for a sin offering, and of a ram, the placing of the blood of another ram upon the right ear, right thumb, right great toe of each, the wave offering, the anointing of the holy garments, and the eating of the consecrated food, all this lasting seven days, and indicating the completeness with which they were set apart, the deep necessity of purification, and the solemnity and sacredness of the office. The tabernacle and its furniture were similarly "hallowed" by a simpler ceremony, using the anointing oil. (4) To render ritually fit for religious service, worship, or use: Leviticus 16:19, "Hallow it (the altar with the sprinkled blood) from the uncleannesses of the children of Israel"; Numbers 6:11, "The priest shall. make atonement for him, for that he sinned by reason of the dead, and shall hallow his head that same day." (5) To hold sacred, reverence, keep holy: Jeremiah 17:22, "But hallow ye the Sabbath day," by keeping it distinct and separate, especially (Jeremiah 17:24, 27) by refraining from unnecessary work, from burden-bearing, travel, or traffic (Nehemiah 13:16). See Exodus 20:8-11 (the Sabbath Commandment). (6) To revere, hold in awe, and reverence as holy and "separated from sinners" in majesty, power, sacredness: Leviticus 22:32, "And ye shall not profane my holy name; but I will be hallowed among the children of Israel." Qadhash is elsewhere translated "sanctify" in this connection, meaning "to be manifested in awe-producing majesty, power, or grace": Ezekiel 38:23, "And I will. sanctify myself, and I will make myself known in the eyes of many nations; and they shall know that I am Yahweh"; compare Ezekiel 28:22, 23, etc.

In the New Testament "hallow" occurs only in the "Lord's Prayer," there rendering hagiazo, the Septuagint word for qadhash: Matthew 6:9 Luke 11:2, "Hallowed be thy name." Hagiazo is quite frequent in the New Testament, and is always (American Standard Revised Version) rendered "sanctify," except here, and in Revelation 22:11, "He that is holy, let him be made holy still." To "hallow the name" includes not only the inward attitude and outward action of profound reverence and active praise, but also that personal godliness, loving obedience and aggressive Christlikeness, which reveal the presence of God in the life, which is His true earthly glory.

Philip Wendell Crannell

Greek
37. hagiazo -- to make holy, consecrate, sanctify
... Phonetic Spelling: (hag-ee-ad'-zo) Short Definition: I make holy, sanctify Definition:
I make holy, treat as holy, set apart as holy, sanctify, hallow, purify. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
6942. qadash -- to be set apart or consecrated
... appoint, bid, consecrate, dedicate, defile, hallow, be holy,. A primitive
root; to be (causatively, make, pronounce or observe as ...
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Library

Works which Hallow the Sabbath
... WORKS WHICH HALLOW THE SABBATH. 'And it came to pass, that He went through
the cornfields on the Sabbath day; and His disciples began ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture d/works which hallow the sabbath.htm

Hallowing Christ
... our hearts. We sanctify or hallow one who is holy already, when we recognise
the holiness, and honour what we recognise. So that ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture ephesians peter/hallowing christ.htm

The Lord's Prayer
... superstitions. The root of all superstitions, fanaticisms, and false religions
is this" that they do not hallow the name of Father. ...
/.../kingsley/all saints day and other sermons/sermon xxxviii the lords prayer.htm

Privilege and Obligation
... I hallow my heart if its love twines round His heart. I hallow ... belief.
I hallow my will when it bows and says, 'Speak, Lord! Thy ...
/.../romans corinthians to ii corinthians chap v/privilege and obligation.htm

Our Lord's Model Prayer
... God's Fatherhood gives shape, value and confidence to all our praying. He teaches
us that to hallow God's name is the first and the greatest of prayers. ...
/.../bounds/the reality of prayer/x our lords model prayer.htm

Ninth Day. Holiness and Mediation.
... And it shall be upon Aaron's forehead, that Aaron may bear the iniquity of the holy
things, which the children of Israel shall hallow in all their holy gifts ...
/.../murray/holy in christ/ninth day holiness and mediation.htm

On the Words of the Gospel, "When Jesus had Finished These Sayings ...
... Why? Not only that He may gain more of those who love God by His visitation;
but also, as it seems to me, that He may hallow more places. ...
/.../cyril/lectures of s cyril of jerusalem/oration xxxvii on the words.htm

There's More of God Since Jesus Went Back.
... Who that knows Jesus thinks that He missed such an opportunity to hallow forever,
fragantly hallow, home, with its unceasing round of detail, and to cushion ...
/.../gordon/quiet talks about jesus/theres more of god since.htm

'Hallowed be Thy Name'
... which it prescribes. Desiring for world most of all that it may hallow
the Name. Seeking for ourselves to hallow it. Seeking for ...
/.../maclaren/expositions of holy scripture a/hallowed be thy name.htm

God Makes Known his Will through Creatures.
... To hallow the name of God, is according to the meaning of the holy Scripture, to
recognise His sanctity in all things and to love and adore Him in them. ...
/.../de caussade/abandonment to divine providence/section x god makes known his.htm

Thesaurus
Utensils (72 Occurrences)
... Exodus 40:9 And thou shalt take the anointing oil, and anoint the tabernacle, and
all that is in it, and shalt hallow it, and all its utensils; and it shall be ...
/u/utensils.htm - 28k

Consecrate (65 Occurrences)
... 5. (vt) To render venerable or revered; to hallow; to dignify; as, rules or
principles consecrated by time. Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. ...
/c/consecrate.htm - 31k

Clothe (52 Occurrences)
... Exodus 28:41 And thou shalt clothe with them Aaron thy brother, and his sons with
him; and shalt anoint them, and consecrate them, and hallow them, that they ...
/c/clothe.htm - 22k

Hallow (69 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. HALLOW; HALLOWED. hal'-o, hal'-od,
hal'-o-ed ("to render or treat as holy," Anglo-Saxon halgian, from ...
/h/hallow.htm - 34k

Hallowed (86 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (imp. & pp) of Hallow. Int. Standard Bible
Encyclopedia. HALLOW; HALLOWED. hal'-o, hal'-od, hal'-o-ed ...
/h/hallowed.htm - 41k

Slaughter (121 Occurrences)
... that were not hallowed; therefore the Levites had the charge of the slaughtering
of the passover-lambs for every one not clean, to hallow them unto Jehovah. ...
/s/slaughter.htm - 40k

Uncleannesses (4 Occurrences)
... Leviticus 16:19 And he shall sprinkle of the blood upon it with his finger seven
times, and cleanse it, and hallow it from the uncleannesses of the children of ...
/u/uncleannesses.htm - 7k

Furnishings (22 Occurrences)
... Exodus 40:9 And thou shalt take the anointing oil, and anoint the tabernacle, and
all that is therein, and shalt hallow it, and all the furniture thereof; and ...
/f/furnishings.htm - 13k

Reduction (1 Occurrence)
... Leviticus 27:18 but if he hallow his field after the jubilee, then the priest shall
reckon unto him the money according to the years that remain, until the ...
/r/reduction.htm - 7k

Passover-lambs (1 Occurrence)
... that were not hallowed; therefore the Levites had the charge of the slaughtering
of the passover-lambs for every one not clean, to hallow them unto Jehovah. ...
/p/passover-lambs.htm - 6k

Concordance
Hallow (69 Occurrences)

Exodus 13:2
Hallow unto me every firstborn, whatever breaketh open the womb among the children of Israel, of man and of cattle: it is mine.
(DBY)

Exodus 19:10
And Jehovah said to Moses, Go to the people, and hallow them to-day and to-morrow, and let them wash their clothes;
(DBY)

Exodus 19:22
And the priests also, who come near to Jehovah, shall hallow themselves, lest Jehovah break forth on them.
(DBY)

Exodus 19:23
And Moses said to Jehovah, The people cannot come up to mount Sinai; for thou hast testified to us, saying, Set bounds about the mountain, and hallow it.
(DBY)

Exodus 20:8
Remember the sabbath day to hallow it.
(DBY)

Exodus 28:3
And thou shalt speak with all that are wise-hearted, whom I have filled with the spirit of wisdom, that they may make Aaron's garments to hallow him, that he may serve me as priest.
(DBY)

Exodus 28:38
And it shall be upon Aaron's forehead, that Aaron may bear the iniquity of the holy things, which the children of Israel shall hallow in all their holy gifts; and it shall be always upon his forehead, that they may be accepted before the LORD.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Exodus 28:41
And thou shalt clothe with them Aaron thy brother, and his sons with him; and shalt anoint them, and consecrate them, and hallow them, that they may serve me as priests.
(DBY)

Exodus 29:1
And this is the thing that thou shalt do unto them to hallow them, to minister unto me in the priest's office: Take one young bullock, and two rams without blemish,
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Exodus 29:27
And thou shalt hallow the breast of the wave-offering, and the shoulder of the heave-offering, that hath been waved and heaved up, of the ram of the consecration, of that which is for Aaron, and of that which is for his sons.
(DBY)

Exodus 29:33
They shall eat the things with which the atonement was made, to consecrate and to hallow them; but a stranger shall not eat of them, for they are holy.
(DBY)

Exodus 29:36
And thou shalt offer every day a bullock as a sin-offering for atonement; and the altar shalt thou cleanse from sin, by making atonement for it, and shalt anoint it, to hallow it.
(DBY)

Exodus 29:37
Seven days shalt thou make atonement for the altar and hallow it; and the altar shall be most holy: whatever toucheth the altar shall be holy.
(DBY)

Exodus 29:44
And I will hallow the tent of meeting, and the altar; and I will hallow Aaron and his sons, that they may serve me as priests.
(DBY)

Exodus 30:29
And thou shalt hallow them, that they may be most holy: whatever toucheth them shall be holy.
(DBY)

Exodus 30:30
And Aaron and his sons thou shalt anoint, and shalt hallow them, that they may serve me as priests.
(DBY)

Exodus 31:13
And thou, speak thou unto the children of Israel, saying, Surely my sabbaths shall ye keep; for this is a sign between me and you throughout your generations, that ye may know that it is I, Jehovah, who do hallow you.
(DBY)

Exodus 40:9
And thou shalt take the anointing oil, and anoint the tabernacle, and all that is therein, and shalt hallow it, and all the vessels thereof: and it shall be holy.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Exodus 40:10
And thou shalt anoint the altar of burnt-offering, and all its utensils; and thou shalt hallow the altar, and the altar shall be most holy.
(DBY)

Exodus 40:11
And thou shalt anoint the laver and its stand, and hallow it.
(DBY)

Exodus 40:13
And thou shalt clothe Aaron with the holy garments, and anoint him, and hallow him, that he may serve me as priest.
(DBY)

Leviticus 8:11
And he sprinkled thereof on the altar seven times, and anointed the altar and all its utensils, and the laver and its stand, to hallow them.
(DBY)

Leviticus 8:12
And he poured of the anointing oil on Aaron's head, and anointed him, to hallow him.
(DBY)

Leviticus 11:44
For I am Jehovah your God; and ye shall hallow yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy; and ye shall not make yourselves unclean through any manner of crawling thing which creepeth on the earth.
(DBY)

Leviticus 16:19
And he shall sprinkle of the blood upon it with his finger seven times, and cleanse it, and hallow it from the uncleanness of the children of Israel.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Leviticus 20:7
Hallow yourselves therefore, and be holy; for I am Jehovah your God.
(DBY)

Leviticus 20:8
And ye shall observe my statutes, and do them: I am Jehovah who hallow you.
(DBY)

Leviticus 21:8
And thou shalt hallow him; for the bread of thy God doth he present: he shall be holy unto thee; for I, Jehovah, who hallow you am holy.
(DBY)

Leviticus 21:15
And he shall not profane his seed among his peoples; for I am Jehovah who do hallow him.
(DBY)

Leviticus 21:23
only he shall not come in unto the veil, nor shall he draw near unto the altar; for he hath a defect: that he profane not my sanctuaries; for I am Jehovah who do hallow them.
(DBY)

Leviticus 22:2
Speak unto Aaron and to his sons, that they separate themselves from the holy things of the children of Israel, and that they profane not my holy name in those things which they hallow unto me: I am the LORD.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Leviticus 22:3
Say unto them, Whosoever he be of all your seed among your generations, that goeth unto the holy things, which the children of Israel hallow unto the LORD, having his uncleanness upon him, that soul shall be cut off from my presence: I am the LORD.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Leviticus 22:9
And they shall keep my charge, lest they bear sin for it, and die by it, if they profane it: I am Jehovah who do hallow them.
(DBY)

Leviticus 22:16
and cause them to bear the iniquity of trespass when they eat their holy things; for I am Jehovah who do hallow them.
(DBY)

Leviticus 22:32
Neither shall ye profane my holy name; but I will be hallowed among the children of Israel: I am the LORD which hallow you,
(Root in KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Leviticus 25:10
And ye shall hallow the fiftieth year, and proclaim liberty throughout all the land unto all the inhabitants thereof: it shall be a jubilee unto you; and ye shall return every man unto his possession, and ye shall return every man unto his family.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT RSV)

Leviticus 27:17
If he hallow his field from the year of jubilee, according to thy valuation shall it stand;
(DBY)

Leviticus 27:18
but if he hallow his field after the jubilee, then the priest shall reckon unto him the money according to the years that remain, until the year of the jubilee; and there shall be a reduction from thy valuation.
(DBY)

Leviticus 27:22
And if he hallow to Jehovah a field that he hath bought, which is not of the fields of his possession,
(DBY)

Leviticus 27:26
Only the firstling which is offered as firstling to Jehovah among the cattle, that shall no man hallow, whether it be ox or sheep; it is Jehovah's.
(DBY)

Numbers 6:11
And the priest shall offer the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering, and make an atonement for him, for that he sinned by the dead, and shall hallow his head that same day.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)

Numbers 11:18
And unto the people shalt thou say, Hallow yourselves for to-morrow, and ye shall eat flesh; for ye have wept in the ears of Jehovah, saying, Who will give us flesh to eat? for it was well with us in Egypt; and Jehovah will give you flesh, and ye shall eat.
(DBY)

Numbers 20:12
And Jehovah said to Moses and to Aaron, Because ye believed me not, to hallow me before the eyes of the children of Israel, therefore ye shall not bring this congregation into the land that I have given them.
(DBY)

Deuteronomy 5:12
Keep the sabbath day to hallow it, as Jehovah thy God hath commanded thee.
(DBY)

Deuteronomy 15:19
Every firstling that is born among thy kine and among thy sheep that is a male, thou shalt hallow to Jehovah thy God: thou shalt do no work with the firstling of thy kine, nor shear the firstling of thy sheep.
(DBY)

Joshua 3:5
And Joshua said to the people, Hallow yourselves; for to-morrow Jehovah will do wonders in your midst.
(DBY)

1 Samuel 16:5
And he said, Peaceably: I am come to sacrifice to Jehovah. Hallow yourselves, and come with me to the sacrifice. And he hallowed Jesse and his sons, and called them to the sacrifice.
(DBY)

1 Kings 8:64
The same day did the king hallow the middle of the court that was before the house of the LORD: for there he offered burnt offerings, and meat offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings: because the brazen altar that was before the LORD was too little to receive the burnt offerings, and meat offerings, and the fat of the peace offerings.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY)

2 Kings 10:20
And Jehu said, Hallow a solemn assembly for Baal. And they proclaimed it.
(DBY)

1 Chronicles 15:12
and he said to them, Ye are the chief fathers of the Levites; hallow yourselves, ye and your brethren, that ye may bring up the ark of Jehovah the God of Israel to the place that I have prepared for it.
(DBY)

2 Chronicles 29:5
and he said to them, Hear me, ye Levites: hallow yourselves now, and hallow the house of Jehovah the God of your fathers, and carry forth the filthiness out of the sanctuary.
(DBY)

2 Chronicles 29:17
And they began on the first of the first month to hallow, and on the eighth day of the month they came to the porch of Jehovah; and they hallowed the house of Jehovah eight days; and on the sixteenth day of the first month they made an end.
(DBY)

2 Chronicles 29:34
Only the priests were too few, and they could not flay all the burnt-offerings; therefore their brethren the Levites helped them, until the work was ended, and until the priests had hallowed themselves; for the Levites were more upright in heart to hallow themselves than the priests.
(Root in DBY)

2 Chronicles 30:17
For there were many in the congregation that were not hallowed; therefore the Levites had the charge of the slaughtering of the passover-lambs for every one not clean, to hallow them unto Jehovah.
(Root in DBY)

2 Chronicles 35:6
and slaughter the passover, and hallow yourselves, and prepare it for your brethren, that they may do according to the word of Jehovah through Moses.
(DBY)

Isaiah 29:23
for when he seeth his children, the work of my hands, in the midst of him, they shall hallow my name, and hallow the Holy One of Jacob, and shall fear the God of Israel.
(DBY)

Jeremiah 17:22
Neither carry forth a burden out of your houses on the sabbath day, neither do ye any work, but hallow ye the sabbath day, as I commanded your fathers.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Jeremiah 17:24
And it shall come to pass, if ye diligently hearken unto me, saith the LORD, to bring in no burden through the gates of this city on the sabbath day, but hallow the sabbath day, to do no work therein;
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Jeremiah 17:27
But if ye will not hearken unto me to hallow the sabbath day, and not to bear a burden, even entering in at the gates of Jerusalem on the sabbath day; then will I kindle a fire in the gates thereof, and it shall devour the palaces of Jerusalem, and it shall not be quenched.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Ezekiel 20:12
And I also gave them my sabbaths, to be a sign between me and them, that they might know that I am Jehovah that hallow them.
(DBY)

Ezekiel 20:20
And hallow my sabbaths; and they shall be a sign between me and you, that ye may know that I am the LORD your God.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV)

Ezekiel 36:23
And I will hallow my great name, which was profaned among the nations, which ye have profaned in the midst of them; and the nations shall know that I am Jehovah, saith the Lord Jehovah, when I shall be hallowed in you before their eyes.
(DBY)

Ezekiel 37:28
And the nations shall know that I Jehovah do hallow Israel, when my sanctuary shall be in the midst of them for ever.
(DBY)

Ezekiel 44:19
And when they go forth into the outer court, into the outer court to the people, they shall put off their garments wherein they ministered, and lay them in the holy cells; and they shall put on other garments, that they may not hallow the people with their garments.
(DBY)

Ezekiel 44:24
And in controversy they shall stand in judgment; and they shall judge it according to my judgments: and they shall keep my laws and my statutes in all mine assemblies; and they shall hallow my sabbaths.
(KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS)

Ezekiel 46:20
And he said unto me, This is the place where the priests shall boil the trespass-offering, and the sin-offering, and where they shall bake the oblation, that they bring them not out into the outer court, so as to hallow the people.
(DBY)

Joel 1:14
Hallow a fast, proclaim a solemn assembly, gather the elders, and all the inhabitants of the land to the house of Jehovah your God, and cry unto Jehovah.
(DBY)

Joel 2:15
Blow the trumpet in Zion, hallow a fast, proclaim a solemn assembly;
(DBY)

Joel 2:16
gather the people, hallow the congregation, assemble the elders, gather the children, and those that suck the breasts; let the bridegroom go forth from his chamber, and the bride from her closet.
(DBY)

Subtopics

Hallow

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Clothe (52 Occurrences)

Hallow (69 Occurrences)

Hallowed (86 Occurrences)

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Uncleannesses (4 Occurrences)

Furnishings (22 Occurrences)

Reduction (1 Occurrence)

Passover-lambs (1 Occurrence)

Breaketh (49 Occurrences)

Bullock (95 Occurrences)

Crawling (20 Occurrences)

Clan (96 Occurrences)

Cleanse (75 Occurrences)

Approacheth (4 Occurrences)

Solemnities (4 Occurrences)

Sanctify (91 Occurrences)

Sanctification (13 Occurrences)

Slaughtering (14 Occurrences)

Kine (24 Occurrences)

Cells (24 Occurrences)

Israelites (468 Occurrences)

Hor (14 Occurrences)

Defect (62 Occurrences)

Acceptable (48 Occurrences)

Courtyard (59 Occurrences)

Brazen (42 Occurrences)

Testified (65 Occurrences)

Peoples (305 Occurrences)

Seasons (43 Occurrences)

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Committed (201 Occurrences)

Therein (269 Occurrences)

Continually (180 Occurrences)

Vessels (210 Occurrences)

Prepare (199 Occurrences)

Prayer (406 Occurrences)

Observe (216 Occurrences)

Possession (251 Occurrences)

Lord's (548 Occurrences)

Draw (212 Occurrences)

Sin-offering (115 Occurrences)

Peace-offerings (82 Occurrences)

Hallo'hesh (2 Occurrences)

Borne (172 Occurrences)

Burnt-offering (205 Occurrences)

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Perfect (205 Occurrences)

Herd (118 Occurrences)

Cattle (277 Occurrences)

Sabbath (126 Occurrences)

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