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2 results for Beichte
Word division: Beich·te
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Beichte {f}; Bußsakrament {n} [veraltend]; Sakrament {n} der Versöhnung [relig.] confession; shrift [obs.]; Sacrament of Penance [former name]; Sacrament of Reconciliation [listen]

zur Beichte gehen; beichten gehen to go to confession

die Beichte ablegen bei jdm. to make one's confession to sb.

jdm. die Beichte abnehmen to hear sb.'s confession; to confess sb.; to shrive sb. {shrove; shriven} [dated]

Absolution {f}; Lossprechung {f} von Sünden (nach der Beichte) [relig.] absolution (for sins); declaration of forgiveness of sins (after confession)

Generalabsolution {f} general absolution

jdm. die Absolution erteilen to give sb. absolution; to shrive sb. {shrove; shriven} [dated]

die Absolution erhalten to receive absolution
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