Definition of paschal lamb in English:

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paschal lamb


1A lamb sacrificed at Passover.
Example sentences
  • The Tosefta's seder, I am suggesting, is an early attempt at fashioning a Passover night celebration without a paschal lamb.
  • In honor of the paschal lamb, lamb dishes are appropriate, as are salads in honor of the first greens of the field.
  • Passover, or Pesach as it's called in Hebrew, might be familiar to some people who are familiar with the word paschal lamb.
1.1 (the Paschal Lamb) Christ.
Example sentences
  • Among the great variety of typical things, which, under the Mosaic dispensation, were emblematical of Christ and pointed to Him, none was more eminent and expressive than the Paschal Lamb.
  • Christ our Paschal Lamb is offered up for us once for all.
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