Abrasion • Bruised
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bruise [Heb. šûp̱ (Gen. 3:15), dāḵā’ (Isa. 53:5, 10), mā‘aḵ (Lev. 22:24), rāṣaṣ (Isa. 42:3), ḥabbûrâ (Isa. 1:6); Gk. syntríbō (Mt. 12:20), katakóptō (Mk. 5:5)]; AV also CUT (Mk. 5:5); NEB also STRIKE AT (Gen. 3:15), TORTURE (Isa. 53:5, 10), SNAP OFF (Mt. 12:20), CUT (Mk. 5:5).KoB suggests
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
BRUISED. This word appears a number of times in the Bible as a translation for several different words. It is used principally of grain that has been crushed (Lev 2:14, 16; 2 Sam 17:19) and of reeds that have been broken (2 Kgs 18:21). But the latter use always has a deep religious significance. (1)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
BRUISED. The rendering of at least eleven Heb. and Gk. words is used in Scripture in a figurative sense. Thus Satan is said to bruise the heel of Christ (Gen. 3:15), i.e., to afflict the humanity of Christ and to bring suffering and persecution on His people. The serpent’s poison is in his head, and
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
BRUISE — a surface wound. In Bible times, animals with bruises were unacceptable sacrifices (Lev. 22:24). But the sacrificial death of Jesus required him to be “bruised for our iniquities” (Is. 53:5), a fulfillment of Genesis 3:15 (also see Is. 53:10). The prophet Isaiah also spoke of the bruised body
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
BruiseIn English, the term bruise usually refers to a contusion with no break in the skin surface, identifiable by discoloration. Sometimes the term is used metaphorically to speak of hurt feelings or spirit. Whereas in modern parlance a bruise is viewed as a minor injury and is almost a positive image
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BRUISE; BRUISED<brooz>, <broozd>: The noun occurs in Isaiah 1:6 the King James Version, “bruises and putrifying sores,” as the translation of חַבוּרָה‎ [chabbarah]. The verb translations a number of Hebrew words, the principal ones being1. שׁוּ‎ [shuph] (Genesis 3:15 (twice));2. דָּקַק‎ [daqaq]
Compton’s Encyclopedia
Bruisean injury involving rupture of small blood vessels and discoloration without a break in the overlying skin; blue or purple mark slowly fades to yellow as a result of formation of bile pigments and gradual absorption of blood; usually caused by a blow or pressure but may occur spontaneously in
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
bruise. A bruise, also known as a contusion, is an injury to body tissue arising from the impact of an object possessing a blunt surface. It presents no loss of body tissue substance and no break in the skin. It is associated with tissue reaction in the form of effusion of blood and tissue juices into
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Bruise, Bruised
BRUISE, bro̅o̅z, BRUISED, bro̅o̅zd: The noun occurs in Isa 1:6 AV, “bruises and putrifying sores,” as the tr of הַבּוּרָה‎, ḥabbūrāh. The vb. trs a number of Heb words, the principal ones being (1) שׁוּף‎, shūph (Gen 3:15 [bis]); (2) דָּקַק‎, dāḳaḳ (Isa 28:28 [bis] [ARV “ground,” “and though the
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