Bent Over
Bowed Together
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bent Over
Bent Over [Gk. synkýptō—‘be bent over’] (Lk. 13:11); AV BOWED TOGETHER; NEB BENT DOUBLE. The woman who had the spirit of infirmity and was unable to straighten herself (Lk. 13:11–17) was afflicted with senile kyphosis, a chronic bone disease often found among aged men and, more frequently, women whose