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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Comforted, the

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one of the two classes (the consolati or comforted, and the faederati or confederated) into which the Manichsean congregations were anciently divided. (See MANICHEISM). The Albigenses (q.v.) classified their people in precisely the same way, and the comforted led a life of celibacy and strict austerity.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Comforted, the'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/c/comforted-the.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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