sin money

noun

Definition of sin money

: money offered in expiation of sin

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History and Etymology for sin money

translation of Late Latin pecunia pro peccatis, translation of Hebrew keseph hakippūrīm

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“Sin money.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sin%20money. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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