'Consecration' definitions:

Definition of 'consecration'

(from WordNet)
A solemn commitment of your life or your time to some cherished purpose (to a service or a goal); "his consecration to study"
(religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God; "the Cardinal attended the consecration of the church"

Definition of 'Consecration'

  • Consecration \Con`se*cra"tion\, n. [L. consecratio: cf. F. cons['e]cration.] The act or ceremony of consecrating; the state of being consecrated; dedication. [1913 Webster]
  • Until the days of your consecration be at an end. --Lev. viii. 33. [1913 Webster]
  • Consecration makes not a place sacred, but only solemnly declares it so. --South. [1913 Webster]

Definition of 'consecration'

From: Easton
  • Consecration the devoting or setting apart of anything to the worship or service of God. The race of Abraham and the tribe of Levi were thus consecrated (Ex. 13:2, 12, 15; Num. 3:12). The Hebrews devoted their fields and cattle, and sometimes the spoils of war, to the Lord (Lev. 27:28, 29). According to the Mosaic law the first-born both of man and beast were consecrated to God.
  • In the New Testament, Christians are regarded as consecrated to the Lord (1 Pet. 2:9).

Synonyms of 'Consecration'

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