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Sacrilege

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sak´ri - lej : For "commit sacrilege" in Romans 2:22 (the King James Version and the English Revised Version margin), the Revised Version (British and American) has "rob temples," which more exactly expresses the meaning of the verb ( hierosuléō ; compare Acts 19:37 , "robbers of temples" (which see)). The noun occurs in 2 Macc 4:39 (the King James Version and the Revised Version (British and American)) for the corresponding form hierosúlēma .

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Sacrilege'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​isb/​s/sacrilege.html. 1915.
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