Sacrifice (Noun and Verb) - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Sacrifice (Noun and Verb)

[ A-1,Noun,G2378, thusia ]
primarily denotes the act of offering;" then, objectively, "that which is offered"
(a) of idolatrous "sacrifice," Acts 7:41;
(b) of animal or other "sacrifices," as offered under the Law, Matthew 9:13; Matthew 12:7; Mark 9:49; Mark 12:33; Luke 2:24; Luke 13:1; Acts 7:42; 1 Corinthians 10:18; Hebrews 5:1; Hebrews 7:27 (RV, plural); Hebrews 8:3; Hebrews 9:9; Hebrews 10:1, Hebrews 10:5, Hebrews 10:8 (RV, plural), Hebrews 10:11; Hebrews 11:4;
(c) of Christ, in His "sacrifice" on the cross, Ephesians 5:2; Hebrews 9:23, where the plural antitypically comprehends the various forms of Levitical "sacrifices" in their typical character; Hebrews 9:26; Hebrews 10:12, Hebrews 10:26;
(d) metaphorically,

(1) of the body of the believer, presented to God as a living "sacrifice," Romans 12:1;

(2) of faith, Philippians 2:17;

(3) of material assistance rendered to servants of God, Philippians 4:18;

(4) of praise, Hebrews 13:15;

(5) of doing good to others and communicating with their needs, Hebrews 13:16;

(6) of spiritual "sacrifices" in general, offered by believers as a holy priesthood, 1 Peter 2:5.

[ B-1,Verb,G2380, thuo ]
is used of "sacrificing by slaying a victim,"
(a) of the "sacrifice" of Christ, 1 Corinthians 5:7, RV, "hath been sacrificed" (AV, "is sacrificed");
(b) of the Passover "sacrifice," Mark 14:12, RV, "they sacrificed" (AV, "they killed"); Luke 22:7, RV, "(must) be sacrificed," AV, "(must) be killed;"
(c) of idolatrous "sacrifices," Acts 14:13, Acts 14:18; 1 Corinthians 10:20 (twice). See KILL, No. 3.

Note: For eidolothutos, "sacrificed to idols," See IDOLS (offered to), No. 1.

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