Although not actually obliged to do so, Greeks would rather sacrifice a domestic animal to a god or hero and then proceed to use its flesh as food, as animals were thought of as sharing in the sanctity of life - in addition to their secular usefulness (milk, eggs, ploughing). Etymology (Root Origin) πύρ, πυρός (pur, puros). In later times more powerful priests forcibly took possession of the skins from the lesser priests, and it was decreed that the skins should be sold, with the proceeds being given to the Temple in Jerusalem (Tosefta 19) The flesh of the animal was divided according to detailed instructions given by the Talmud (Tamid 31), and would then be placed on the wood on the altar (which was constantly on fire due to the large number of sacrifices carried out daily), and slowly burnt. [5], The whole offering is believed to have evolved as an extreme form of the slaughter offering, whereby the portion allocated to the deity increased to all of it. The meaning of Fira is "lady". [5], The animals, having first been checked to ensure they were free from disease and unblemished (a requirement of the sacrifice), were brought to the north side of the altar, and killed by either the offerer, or a priest. Andino: This surname means manly. 3. A "burnt offering" (Hebrew: עלה‎, `olah – from the verb "to cause to ascend," hence "burn") is a type of Biblical sacrifice, specifically an animal sacrifice in which the entire sacrifice is completely burnt, consumed totally by fire. 4442 pýr – fire.In Scripture, fire is often used figuratively – like with the "fire of God" which transforms all it touches into light and likeness with itself. Also called “sea fire” and “liquid fire” by the Byzantines themselves, it was heated, pressurized, and then delivered via a tube called a siphon.Greek fire was mainly used to light enemy ships on fire from a safe distance. What does an apostrophe after a word mean? Prometheus, whose name means “Forethought” or “Forethinker,” was one of the Titans, the gods who ruled the world before Zeus and the Olympians took over. [3][4] A "burnt offering" (Hebrew: עלה‎, `olah – from the verb "to cause to ascend," hence "burn") is a type of Biblical sacrifice, specifically an animal sacrifice in which the entire sacrifice is completely burnt, consumed totally by fire. Fira is generally used as a girl's name. Let`s stay close to the Almighty and stay awake, read His Words carefully and keep His commandments as good as we can. A primary word; "fire" (literally or figuratively, specially, lightning) -- fiery, fire. Greek words for fire include φωτιά, πυρκαγιά, πυρ, πυρκαϊά, πυροβολώ, φλέγω and ανάπτω. A "burnt offering" (Hebrew: עלה ‎, `olah – from the verb "to cause to ascend," hence "burn") is a type of Biblical sacrifice, specifically an animal sacrifice in which the entire sacrifice is completely burnt, consumed totally by fire. This form of sacrifice is also known as a burnt offering. One of the earliest attested holocausts was Xenophon's offering of pigs to Zeus Meilichius. For other uses, see, Ancient Israel: its life and institutions Roland De Vaux - 1997 -p415 "The English word 'holocaust' comes, through the Vulgate, from the Septuagint,", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Holocaust_(sacrifice)&oldid=979823157, Wikipedia articles needing factual verification from September 2008, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 September 2020, at 00:27. English words for fira include celebrate, absent oneself, observe, lionize, keep, slack, honour, fete, ease and honor. [5][need quotation to verify], Most biblical scholars now agree that the intricate details of the whole offering, particularly the types and number of animals on occasion of various feast days, given by the Torah, were of a late origin, as were the intricate directions given in the Talmud. Greek words for mountain include βουνό, όρος and βουνού. The Catholic Mary stuff includes such practices, too. [5], "Burnt offering" redirects here. Matthew 3:11 N-DNSGRK: ἁγίῳ καὶ πυρί NAS: you with the Holy Spirit and fire.KJV: Ghost, and [with] fire:INT: Holy and with fire, Matthew 3:12 N-DNSGRK: ἄχυρον κατακαύσει πυρὶ ἀσβέστῳ NAS: up the chaff with unquenchable fire.KJV: the chaff with unquenchable fire.INT: [the] chaff he will burn up with fire unquenchable, Matthew 5:22 N-GNSGRK: γέενναν τοῦ πυρός NAS: shall be guilty [enough to go] into the fiery hell.KJV: of hell fire.INT: hell of fire, Matthew 7:19 N-ANSGRK: καὶ εἰς πῦρ βάλλεται NAS: is cut down and thrown into the fire.KJV: cast into the fire.INT: and into fire is thrown, Matthew 13:40 N-DNSGRK: ζιζάνια καὶ πυρὶ κατακαίεται οὕτωςNAS: up and burned with fire, soKJV: and burned in the fire; so shall it beINT: weeds and in fire is consumed thus, Matthew 13:42 N-GNSGRK: κάμινον τοῦ πυρός ἐκεῖ ἔσταιNAS: them into the furnace of fire; in that placeKJV: into a furnace of fire: there shall beINT: furnace of the fire there will be, Matthew 13:50 N-GNSGRK: κάμινον τοῦ πυρός ἐκεῖ ἔσταιNAS: them into the furnace of fire; in that place thereKJV: the furnace of fire: thereINT: furnace of the fire there will be, Matthew 17:15 N-ANSGRK: εἰς τὸ πῦρ καὶ πολλάκιςNAS: falls into the fire and oftenKJV: he falleth into the fire, and oftINT: into the fire and often, Matthew 18:8 N-ANSGRK: εἰς τὸ πῦρ τὸ αἰώνιονNAS: and be cast into the eternal fire.KJV: into everlasting fire.INT: into the fire eternal, Matthew 18:9 N-GNSGRK: γέενναν τοῦ πυρός NAS: eyes and be cast into the fiery hell.KJV: into hell fire.INT: hell of the fire, Matthew 25:41 N-ANSGRK: εἰς τὸ πῦρ τὸ αἰώνιονNAS: ones, into the eternal fire which has been preparedKJV: everlasting fire, preparedINT: into the fire eternal, Mark 9:22 N-ANSGRK: καὶ εἰς πῦρ αὐτὸν ἔβαλενNAS: him both into the fire and into the waterKJV: him into the fire, and intoINT: both into fire him it cast, Mark 9:43 N-ANSGRK: εἰς τὸ πῦρ τὸ ἄσβεστονNAS: into hell, into the unquenchable fire,KJV: into the fire that never shall be quenched:INT: into the fire unquenchable, Mark 9:44 Noun-NNSGRK: καὶ τὸ πῦρ οὐ σβέννυταιKJV: not, and the fire is notINT: and the fire not is quenched, Mark 9:45 Noun-ANSGRK: εἰς τὸ πῦρ τὸ ἄσβεστονKJV: into the fire that never shall be quenched:INT: into the fire unquenchable, Mark 9:46 Noun-NNSGRK: καὶ τὸ πῦρ οὐ σβέννυταιKJV: not, and the fire is notINT: and the fire not is quenched, Mark 9:48 N-NNSGRK: καὶ τὸ πῦρ οὐ σβέννυταιNAS: DOES NOT DIE, AND THE FIRE IS NOT QUENCHED.KJV: not, and the fire is notINT: and the fire not is quenched, Mark 9:49 N-DNSGRK: πᾶς γὰρ πυρὶ ἁλισθήσεται καὶNAS: will be salted with fire.KJV: shall be salted with fire, andINT: everyone indeed with fire will be salted and, Luke 3:9 N-ANSGRK: καὶ εἰς πῦρ βάλλεται NAS: is cut down and thrown into the fire.KJV: cast into the fire.INT: and into [the] fire is thrown, Luke 3:16 N-DNSGRK: ἁγίῳ καὶ πυρί NAS: you with the Holy Spirit and fire.KJV: Ghost and with fire:INT: Holy and with fire, Luke 3:17 N-DNSGRK: ἄχυρον κατακαύσει πυρὶ ἀσβέστῳ NAS: up the chaff with unquenchable fire.KJV: he will burn with fire unquenchable.INT: [the] chaff he will burn with fire unquenchable, Luke 9:54 N-ANSGRK: θέλεις εἴπωμεν πῦρ καταβῆναι ἀπὸNAS: us to command fire to come downKJV: that we command fire to come downINT: will you [that] we should call fire to come down from, Luke 12:49 N-ANSGRK: Πῦρ ἦλθον βαλεῖνNAS: to cast fire upon the earth;KJV: I am come to send fire on the earth;INT: Fire I came to cast, Luke 17:29 N-ANSGRK: Σοδόμων ἔβρεξεν πῦρ καὶ θεῖονNAS: it rained fire and brimstoneKJV: Sodom it rained fire and brimstoneINT: Sodom it rained fire and sulphur.