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almsgiver

Definition of the noun almsgiver

What does almsgiver mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: almsgivers

  1. a person who gives alms

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Google previewOn Wealth and Poverty (1984)

by Saint John Chrysostom, Catharine P. Roth

The almsgiver is a harbor for those in necessity: a harbor receives all who have encountered shipwreck, and frees them from danger; whether they are bad or good or whatever they are who are in danger, it escorts them into its own shelter.

Google previewJustice (2010)

Rights and Wrongs by Nicholas Wolterstorff

The almsgiver is a harbor for those in necessity; a harbor receives all who have encountered shipwreck; and frees them from danger; whether they are bad or good or whatever they are who are in danger, it escorts them into its own shelter.

Google previewRethinking Materialism (1995)

Perspectives on the Spiritual Dimension of Economic Behavior by Robert Wuthnow

The almsgiver is a harbor for those in necessity: a harbor receives all who have encountered shipwreck; and frees them from danger; whether they are bad or good or whatever they are who are in danger, it escorts them into its own shelter.

Google previewJourney toward Justice (Turning South: Christian Scholars in an Age of World Christianity) (2013)

Personal Encounters in the Global South by Nicholas P. Wolterstorff

The almsgiver is a harbor for those in necessity: a harbor receives all who have encountered shipwreck and freesthem from danger; whether they are bad or goodor whatever they are who arein danger, it escorts them into its own shelter.

Google previewA Concise Cambodian-English Dictionary (1974)

by Judith M. Jacob

almsgiver toassanl:yamiat(t) v. be spectacular 9rfnn in toalhaphl:ap n. solidarity l/l tDallnrykam(m) n. argumentation...

woman almsgiver 9V ti: a(r) v. claim as ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Miracles (1894)

Imitative, Realistic, and Dogmatic : with Illustrations by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

John the almsgiver (a.d. 619). St. John the almsgiver, patriarch of Alexandria, was buried in a vault containing the bodies of two other bishops. When the patriarch was lowered into the grave, the two ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Saints, Fifth Edition Revised (2011)

by David Farmer

John the Almsgiver power-politics during one of the most repressive periods of the Church's history. A man of very small physical stature, John, as poet and mystic, is among the giants. What was rare about him was the combination of ...

Google previewThe Catholic encyclopedia; (1914)

an international work of reference on the constitution, doctrine, discipline, and history of the Catholic church; by Charles George Herbermann

See John the Almsgiver — Monachus, See Lemoine, Jean, cardinal — Parisiensis. See Quidort, Jean — Scholasticus. See John Scholas ticus — Simeca Teutónicos. See John the Teuton — See John Toannetio, Pedro VI-286d Joanneum ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Byzantium (2012)

by John H. Rosser

GREGORY OF NAZIANZOS; GREGORY OF NYSSA; GREGORY OF SINAI; HELENA; ICON; JEROME; JOHN KLIMACHOS; JOHN OF RILA; JOHN “THE ALMSGIVER”; MAKARIOS THE GREAT; MARY OF EGYPT; MELANIA THE YOUNGER; ...

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden,

ЖАНДАГ almsgiver, donor, ...

Google previewA Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary (1898)

by John R. Clark Hall

divider, distributor, WW: agent, negociator, Æ: almsgiver,Æ.['dealer'] dæling f. dividing, sharing, HGl 423. +dǣlland = +dālland dǣllēas deficient, unskilled: destitute of, without.

Google previewA Catholic Dictionary (1997)

by Rev. Fr. Donald Attwater

John the Almsgiver; St.

Google previewThe Doubleday Roget's Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (2009)

by Sidney L. Landau

contributor, giver, donator, benefactor, bestower, grantor, subscriber, almsgiver, almoner, philanthropist. do-nothing n. idler, shirker, drone, dawdler, loafer, malingerer, sluggard, lounger, loller, loiterer, gold- brick. doodad ...

Google previewE.'s New Spelling and English Dictionary ... To which is prefixed a ... Grammar ... By W. Crakelt (1795)

by John ENTICK, William CRAKELT

relief of or gift to the poor, charity Alms'deed, fa charitable gift or bequest, charity Almsgiver, f one that gives alms or bestows chaAlms houfe, f a houfe fet äpart for ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1M3S1G2I1V4E1R1

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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