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The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bedchamber
BEDCHAMBER. Two Heb. expressions are so translated.1. The Heb. words ḥádar mishkāb, enclosure or room for lying down (Ex 8:3; 2 Sam 4:7; 2 Kgs 6:12; Eccl 10:20).2. The Heb. words ḥádar hammiṭṭôth, rooms for (storing) beds (2 Kgs 11:2; 2 Chr 22:11). See Chamber.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bedroom
BEDROOM (Heb. ḥădar hammiṭṭôt, “room of beds,” 2 Kings 11:2; 2 Chron. 22:11; hădar mishkāb, “sleeping room,” Ex. 8:3; 2 Sam. 4:7; 2 Kings 6:12). The “bedroom” in the Temple where Joash was hidden was probably a room used for storing beds (2 Kings 11:2; 2 Chron. 22:11). The position of the bedroom
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Bed-chamber
Bed-chamberan apartment in Eastern houses, furnished with a slightly elevated platform at the upper end and sometimes along the sides, on which were laid mattresses. This was the general arrangement of the public sleeping-room for the males of the family and for guests, but there were usually besides
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Bed, Bedroom
Bed, BedroomBeds are mentioned throughout Scripture, the most famous bed probably being that of Og of Bashan, the last of the giant Rephaites, whose iron bed was “more than thirteen feet long and six feet wide” (Deut 3:11 NIV). In the Bible, beds also serve to picture various aspects and conditions
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BED; BEDCHAMBER; BEDSTEAD
BED; BEDCHAMBER; BEDSTEADFor the very poor of the East, in ancient times as now, the “bed” was and is, as a rule, the bare ground; and the bedclothes, the gown, [simlah], or “outer garment,” worn during the day (“For that is his only covering, it is his garment for his skin: wherein shall he sleep?” (Exodus
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bed, Bedroom
BED, BEDROOM Place to sleep or rest. A bed may be a simple straw mat or an elaborate frame of wood, metal, stone, or ivory. A bedroom is a designated room designed for sleep or rest.A bed for the very poor was a mere thin straw mat or cloth pad rolled out on the ground with no more than a stone for
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Bed, Bedchamber, Bedstead
BED, BEDCHAMBER, BEDSTEAD: For the very poor of the East, in ancient times as now, the “bed” was and is, as a rule, the bare ground; and the bedclothes, the gown, simlāh, or “outer garment,” worn during the day (“For that is his only covering, it is his garment for his skin: wherein shall he sleep?” [Ex
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