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Armpit
Armhole • Armholes
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Armpit
Armpit [Heb. ˊaṣṣî], AV ARMHOLES. In Jer. 38:12 the word is used of the shoulder-joints. Ropes were put under the prophet’s arms, protected with rags, and he was pulled from the cistern. The same word in Ezk. 13:18 refers to the joints of the hands.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ARMHOLE
ARMHOLE<arm’-hol>: The Hebrew word אַצִּיל‎ [’atstsil], is used in Jeremiah 38:12 in the sense of armpits. When the prophet was pulled up out of the pit by ropes, the armpits were protected with rags and old garments. The meaning in Ezekiel 13:18 the King James Version (the Revised Version (British
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Armhole
armhole. This word, in the obsolete sense of “armpit,” is used twice in the KJV (Jer. 38:12; Ezek. 13:18) to render the Hebrew term ʾaṣṣîl H723 (“joint,” also used in Ezek. 41:18 as a unit of measurement).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Armhole
ARMHOLE, ärmʹhōl: The Heb word אַצִּיל‎, ’aççīl, is used in Jer 38:12 in the sense of armpits. When the prophet was pulled up out of the pit by ropes, the armpits were protected with rags and old garments. The meaning in Ezk 13:18 AV (RV “elbows,” RVm “joints of the hands”) is far from clear. The phrase