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Basin
Bason
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Basin
Basin [Heb. mizrāq, sap̱, ’aggān, ag̱arṭāl; Gk. niptḗr, kratḗr, trýblion, phiála, psyktḗr, lébēs, etc.]; AV also BASON, BOWL, CHARGER (Ezr. 1:9); NEB also TOSSING-BOWL, BLANKET (2 S. 17:8).The Heb. mizrāq (< zāraq, “toss, sprinkle”) is a bowl used especially in connection with the
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Basin
basin. Several Hebrew words mean “basin,” “bowl,” “laver,” or the like. One such word (mizraq) describes a utensil used in both cultic (Exod. 27:3; Num. 7) and noncultic settings (Amos 6:6; Zech. 9:15). Another common word (kiyyor) also identifies a vessel used in both cultic (Exod. 30:18) and secular
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Basin, Bason
BASIN, BASON Several words are translated “basin” (or “bason”) in KJV. Basins were usually metal.1. The Heb. word ˓aggān, a large banqueting bowl or crater; used also for catching and sprinkling blood in sacrifice (Ex 24:6). A smaller size may also have existed (“cups,” Isa 22:24).2. Heb. kpôr (“bowl,”
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Basin
BasinA shallow open vessel, represented by various Hebrew words. Heb. ʾăg̱arṭāl is probably a basket (Ezra 1:9), while ʾaggān indicates a bowl (Exod. 24:6). Heb. mizrāq (< zāraq, “sprinkle”) is a deep bowl into which was poured the blood of the slaughtered animals to be sprinkled on the sides
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Basin
Basin The Hebrews used several words to designate an open vessel. Heb. *˒ag̱arṭāl is probably a basket (so KoB, p. 9; RSV “basin,” Ezra 1:9; KJV “charger”; NIV “dish”; JB “bowl”), while Heb. ˒aggān is a bowl (so NIV, Exod. 24:6). Heb. mizrāq (< Heb. zāraq “sprinkle”) is a
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Basin
Basin. Among the smaller vessels for the tabernacle or temple service, many must have been required to receive from the sacrificial victims the blood to be sprinkled for purification. The “basin” from which our Lord washed the disciples’ feet was probably deeper and larger than the hand-basin for sprinkling.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Basin
BASIN. This word is used for dishes, containers, and bowls of various descriptions. (1) A large bowl, Heb. mizrāq, was a part of the furnishing of the Tabernacle and the Temple, particularly in service at the altar of burnt offering (Num. 4:14) to hold the grain offering (7:13) and to receive sacrificial
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Basin
Basinor Bason. (1.) A trough or laver (Heb. aggan’) for washing (Ex. 24:6); rendered also “goblet” (Cant. 7:2) and “cups” (Isa. 22:24).(2.) A covered dish or urn (Heb. kfor) among the vessels of the temple (1 Chr. 28:17; Ezra 1:10; 8:27).(3.) A vase (Heb. mizrak) from which to sprinkle anything. A
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Basin
Basinbasin, a shallow receptacle for liquids. In the ot there are several Hebrew words that mean ‘basin,’ ‘bowl,’ ‘laver,’ or the like. One such word (mizrak) describes a utensil used in both cultic (Exod. 27:2; Num. 7) and noncultic settings (Amos 6:6; Zech. 9:15). Another common word (kiyyor) also
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Basin
BASIN — a round, shallow container, such as a cup or bowl, used primarily for holding liquids. Basins were used for washing (John 13:5), for holding wine and other liquids (Ex. 24:6), and for receiving the blood of sacrifices (Zech. 9:15). Usually basins were fashioned out of bronze or clay, although
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Basin
Baʹsin, a small vessel used for hand and feet washing and for receiving from sacrificed victims the blood which was to be sprinkled for purification. The form and material of these several vessels can only be conjectured. The “basin” from which our Lord washed the disciples’ feet (John 13:5) was probably
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