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peace of·fer·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. peace offering, olive branchnoun

    something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace


  1. peace offeringnoun

    A religious sacrifice in both Jewish,Christian, and Islamic traditions.

  2. peace offeringnoun

    An offering made to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace or reconciliation; an olive branch.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Peace-offeringnoun

    Among the Jews, a sacrifice or gift offered to God for attonement and reconciliation for a crime or offence.

    Etymology: peace and offer.

    A sacrifice of peace-offering offer without blemish. Lev. iii. 1.


  1. peace offering

    A peace offering is a gift, gesture, or proposal intended to reconcile differences, mend relationships, appease anger, or restore harmony in a conflict situation. It serves as an act of goodwill or a conciliatory attempt to foster peace or improve relations between parties. In a religious context, it can also refer to sacrificial offerings made as a means to establish or restore a peaceful relationship between worshipers and their deity.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of peace offering in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of peace offering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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