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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Propitiation

PROPITIATION, noun propisia'shon.

1. The act of appeasing wrath and conciliating the favor of an offended person; the act of making propitious.

2. In theology, the atonement or atoning sacrifice offered to God to assuage his wrath and render him propitious to sinners. Christ is the propitiation for the sins of men. Romans 3:25. 1 John 2:2.