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Abomination

1. פִּגּ֣וּל, used of sacrificial flesh which was more than three days old and therefore putrid (Lev 7:18; 19:7; cf. Ezek 4:14), and of a certain type of stew associated with heathen practices, possibly made of swine’s flesh or including blood (Isa 65:4). 2. שִׁקֻּ֖ץ is used in a derisory manner of the heathen deities Ashtoreth, Milcom, Chemosh and Molech (1 Kings 11:5, 7; 2 Kings 23:13) and of heathen practices generally (Isa 66:3; Jer 4:1; 7:30; 13:27; etc.). 3. שֶׁ֖קֶץ (related to 2 above) is a cultic term designating any kind of creature (or the flesh thereof) which cannot be touched or eaten without incurring ceremonial defilement (Lev 11:10ff.; Isa 66:17). International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) (piggul, to`ebhah, sheqets (shiqquts)): Three distinct Hebrew words are rendered in the English Bible by "abomination," or "abominable thing," referring (except in Ge 43:32; 46:34) to things or practices abhorrent to Yahweh, and opposed to the ritual or moral requirements