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Bridge (structure)
Bridge • Bridges
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The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bridge
BRIDGE. Bridges were not in use in early biblical times. Rivers were crossed either by ferries or more commonly by fords (Judg. 3:28; 2 Sam. 19:18). Later, however, the Romans constructed masonry bridges, ruins of which survive to our day. A famous ruin of a bridge is the structure built across the Tyropoean
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BRIDGE
BRIDGE<brij> ([γέφυρα, gephura], 2 Macc 12:13 the King James Version; the Revised Version (British and American) GEPHYRUN): Does not occur in the canonical Scriptures, unless it be indirectly in the proper name Geshur (גַּשׁוּר‎ [geshur], 2 Samuel 3:3; 13:37; 15:8; 1 Chronicles 2:23, and others).
Compton’s Encyclopedia
bridge
bridgeAny supported horizontal structure that spans an open space may be termed a bridge. While some bridges are simple structures, others are masterpieces of engineering. All of them must be able to support the weight of the bridge materials themselves as well as of the traffic on top. They must also
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Bridge
BRIDGE, brij (γέφυρα, géphura, 2 Macc 12:13 AV; RV GEPHYRUN): Does not occur in the canonical Scriptures, unless it be indirectly in the proper name Geshur (גְּשׁוּר‎), geshūr, 2 S 3:3; 13:37; 15:8; 1 Ch 2:23, and others). The so-called Jacob’s bridge is said to mark the site where Jacob crossed the