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synonyms for deadly sin

  • mortal sin
  • seven deadly sins
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Turn away from sin and order thy hands aright, and cleanse thy heart from all offence.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But if God made man, then God is responsible for all man's acts and thoughts, and therefore man cannot sin against God.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Because if that was to atone for man's sin, it was needless, as God could have forgiven man without Himself suffering.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Their sin began on Holy Thursday, with so little secrecy and so bad an example, that the affair was beginning to leak out.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Man's enthusiasm in praise of a fellow mortal, is soon damped by the original sin of his nature—rebellious pride!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
There is a fascination in serpents, and there is one far more deadly—who has not felt it?
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
This time they were not met by the cavalrymen alone, but the cannon belched forth its deadly charge of canister in their faces.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
It is remarkable to find such a story related without any word about sin and forgiveness.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
And then he walked about the room, reflecting on the curse of his life—his besetting sin—irresolution.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
I wish Vicky saw through her; she has so much influence over Jack, and such deadly powers of ridicule.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DEADLY SIN

  • atrocity
  • cardinal sin
  • deadly sin
  • disgrace
  • venial sin
  • vice
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