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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Breeches
Breeches [Heb. miḵnāsayim; Gk. periskelḗ]; NEB DRAWERS. Priestly garments covering the thighs for reasons of propriety and modesty, and worn by Aaron on the Day of Atonement and by the priests on ceremonial occasions (Ex. 28:42; 39:28; Lev. 6:10; 16:4; Ezk. 44:18; cf. Ex. 20:26). They “reached to
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Breeches
Breeches(Ex. 28:42), rather linen drawers, reaching from the waist to a little above the knee, worn by the priests (Ezek. 44:17, 18).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BREECHES
BREECHES<brich’-iz>, <brech’-iz>: A garment, extending from the waist to or just below the knee or to the ankle, and covering each leg separately. Breeches are not listed among the garments of an ordinary wardrobe, but the priests in later times (Exodus 20:26) wore a garment resembling modern trousers.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Breeches
BREECHES Priestly garments made of linen covering the thighs for reasons of modesty. They were worn by the high priest on the Day of Atonement and by other priests on other ceremonial occasions (Exod. 28:42; 39:28; Lev. 6:10; 16:4; Ezek. 44:18). The garment ensured that priests fulfilled the commandment
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Breeches
breeches. This English term is used by the KJV to render Hebrew miknās H4829 (always in the dual form), a term referring to the “undergarments” of the priests. Because priests were called to officiate at the high altar above the eyes of the watching multitude, they wore a cloth covering their hips and
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Breeches
BREECHES, brich′iz, brēch′iz: A garment, extending from the waist to or just below the knee or to the ankle, and covering each leg separately. Breeches are not listed among the garments of an ordinary wardrobe, but the priests in later times (Ex 20:26) wore a garment resembling modern trousers. These
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