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the abomination of desolation

  • 1 the abomination of desolation

    мерзость запустения [этим. библ. Matthew XXIV, 15]

    ...Mr. Simcoe... thinks them the abomination of desolation. (W. Thackeray, ‘Pendennis’, vol. I, ch. XV) —...мистер Симко... считает, что эти изуродованные статуи оскверняют храм.

    The abomination of desolation. Eileen had hardly ever cried in her life even as a child... but for two pins she could have cried now. (M. Dickens, ‘The Heart of London’, part II) — В доме - мерзость запустения. Эйлин очень редко плакала даже в детстве... но сейчас готова была разрыдаться по малейшему поводу.

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  • The Abomination of Desolation —     The Abomination of Desolation     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Abomination of Desolation     The importance of this Scriptural expression is chiefly derived from the fact that in St. Matthew, xxiv, 15, and St. Mark, xiii, 14, the appearance… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Abomination of Desolation — Christian eschatology Eschatology views Viewpoints • Preterism • Idealism • Historicism • …   Wikipedia

  • ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION — ABOMINATION OF DESOLATION, literal translation of the Greek Βδέλυγμα ὲρημηώσεωϚ (I Macc. 1:54). This in turn, evidently goes back to a Hebrew or Aramaic expression similar to shiqquẓ shomen ( desolate, i.e., horrified – for horrifying –… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Abomination of Desolation, The — • Spoken of in St. Matthew, xxiv, 15, and St. Mark, xiii, 14 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Desolation, The Abomination of — • Spoken of in St. Matthew, xxiv, 15, and St. Mark, xiii, 14 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Abomination of Desolation — Used by AV, REB for ‘the desolating sacrilege’ of NRSV at Mark 13:14 etc …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Abomination (Bible) — Abomination (Latin abominatus, past participle of abominari, to deprecate as an ill omen ) English term used to translate the Biblical term lists six things which are also abominations: haughty eyes, a lying tongue, hands that shed innocent blood …   Wikipedia

  • Abomination —    This word is used    1) To express the idea that the Egyptians considered themselves as defiled when they ate with strangers (Gen. 43:32). The Jews subsequently followed the same practice, holding it unlawful to eat or drink with foreigners… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • The Omen — Infobox Film name = The Omen caption = Theatrical poster director = Richard Donner producer = Harvey Bernhard writer = David Seltzer starring = Gregory Peck Lee Remick David Warner Patrick Troughton Billie Whitelaw Harvey Stephens Leo McKern… …   Wikipedia

  • Desolation, Abomination of —    (Matt. 24:15; Mark 13:14; comp. Luke 21:20), is interpreted of the eagles, the standards of the Roman army, which were an abomination to the Jews. These standards, rising over the site of the temple, were a sign that the holy place had fallen… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Criticism of the Bible — This article is about criticisms made against the Bible as a source of reliable information or ethical guidance. For the academic treatment of the bible as a historical document, see Biblical criticism. The Gutenberg Bible, the first printed… …   Wikipedia

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