Figure Name maledictio
Source Bullinger (1898) ("maledictio; or, imprecation")
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Synonyms imprecation, imprecatio, execratio, comminatio, ara, apeuche, misos
Etymology Latin "denunciation, cursing, imprecation or execration"
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1. Expression of Feeling by way of Malediction or Execration. (Bullinger, 912)


1. Ezek. 34:2. -"Woe be to the shepherds of Israel that do feed themselves!"
A woe that comes upon all shepherds to-day who do not "feed the flocks."
See the whole chapter for the reasons for this solemn "Woe."
A concordance will enable students to find the examples for themselves, as they begin with "Woe," such as those in Deut. 28:11-19. Isa. 3:11. Jer. 48:46. Matt. 11:21.

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