holy of holies

Definition of holy of holies

:the innermost and most sacred chamber of the Jewish tabernacle and temple

Origin and Etymology of holy of holies

translation of Late Latin sanctum sanctorum, translation of Hebrew qōdhesh haq-qŏdhāshīm


the holy of holies

Definition of the holy of holies

:the most holy part of a Jewish temple

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  1. : exalted or worthy of complete devotion as one perfect in goodness and righteousness

  2. : divine

  3. : devoted entirely to the deity or the work of the deity


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