good reward

 a ruddy countenance. N.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • REWARD AND PUNISHMENT — The doctrine of reward and punishment is central to Judaism throughout the ages; that man receives his just reward for his good deeds and just retribution for his transgressions is the very basis of the conception of both human and divine justice …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • GOOD AND EVIL — In the Bible A major corollary of the Jewish belief in the One God is that, seen in its totality, life is good. Viewing the cosmos as it emerged from chaos, God said, It is good (Gen. 1:10). In a monotheistic world view, a persistent problem is… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism


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