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corban an offering or sacrifice made to God by the ancient Hebrews; the treasury of the Temple at Jerusalem (the earliest sense in English) as where such offerings were placed. The word comes ultimately via popular Latin and New Testament Greek from Hebrew qorbān ‘offering’.

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Corban

Corban (Heb., ‘oblation’). An obligatory or free-will offering at the temple altar (Leviticus 1. 2, etc.).

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