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Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary


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is a Greek word, signifying inaccessible, by which is understood the most retired and secret place of the Heathen temples, into which, none but the priests were allowed to enter. The adytum of the Greeks and Romans answered to the sanctum sanctorum of the Jews, and was the place from whence oracles were delivered.

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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Adytum'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. 1831-2.

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