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any offering made to procure peace.
a sacrificial offering made in order to assure communion with God. Ex. 20:24; Lev. 7:11–18.
something given to an adversary in the hope of procuring or maintaining peace
(Judaism) a sacrificial meal shared between the offerer and Jehovah to intensify the union between them


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