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Blood as a Symbol (Bible)

Blood as a Symbol (Bible)

By: Angela Smith -Find More Symbolism in Bible on Amazon What Does Blood Symbolize in the Old Testament Bible? In the ancient world the belief was the gods were angry. Natural disasters were seen as the anger of the gods. Sacrifices were made to the gods to appease them. The Israelites made sacrifices to their God in order to maintain his favor. Blood became symbolic of the atonement of sin and the protection/favor of God. In the Book of Exodus, the final plague was the Angel of Death. The Hebrew people were instructed by Moses and Aaron; “Your lamb shall be without blemish, a year old male…They shall take some […]

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