from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To exonerate.
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Now, let me apply a little to the encouragement of poor souls, who being inwardly burdened with the weight of their own guiltiness, exoner themselves by confession in his bosom.
But when once a soul apprehends Christ, this is a reposition of all his cares and burdens, and comes to exoner (443) his soul in him, and cast his burthen upon him.
Wheresoever you think to exoner yourselves besides this, you will find no refreshing, but