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CORBAN

An offering or sacrifice to God, either bloody or unbloody (Mark 7:11). (Etym. Hebrew qorb_n, an offering. Arabic qurb_n, a sacrifice.)

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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