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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Caps
Caps [Heb. mig̱bā‘ôṯ] (Ex. 28:40; 29:9; 39:28; Lev. 8:13); AV BONNETS; NEB TALL HEAD-DRESSES. The “cap” was part of the dress of the priests, the sons of Aaron, as specified in Ex. 28:40. It was wound around the head (Lev. 8:13). The etymology of the Hebrew term suggests that it was high or hill-like.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Cap
Cap. The conical hat worn by the Israelite priests (Exod. 28:40; 29:9; Lev. 8:13). See Turban.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Bonnet
Bonnet(Heb. peer), Ex. 39:28 (R.V., “head-tires”); Ezek. 44:18 (R.V., “tires”), denotes properly a turban worn by priests, and in Isa. 3:20 (R.V., “head-tires”) a head-dress or tiara worn by females. The Hebrew word so rendered literally means an ornament, as in Isa. 61:10 (R.V., “garland”), and in
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bonnet
BONNET — KJV word for Turban, a distinctive type of headdress worn by men in Bible times.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BONNET
BONNET<bon’-et>: In the King James Version the designation of the special headdress of the rank and file of the priesthood, the Revised Version (British and American) “head-tire” (Exodus 28:40). It consisted of a long swath of fine white linen wound around the head in oriental fashion. The Hebrew
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bonnet
BONNET KJV translation of two words. A conical-shaped cap placed on the head of the priest at the time of investiture. Made of fine white linen (Exod. 28:40; 29:9; 39:28; Lev. 8:13). See Cloth, Clothing.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Cap
cap. This English term is used by the RSV to render Hebrew migbāʿâ H4457, meaning “headband,” used only of the high priest’s vestment (Exod. 28:40; 29:9; 39:28; Lev. 8:13; KJV, “bonnet”). It was made of linen and probably of conical shape with some definitive design. No known artistic representation
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Bonnet
BONNET, bonʹet: In AV the designation of the special headdress of the rank and file of the priesthood, RV “head-tire” (Ex 28:40). It consisted of a long swath of fine white linen wound around the head in oriental fashion. The Heb word found in Ex 29:9 RV, “to bind head-tires,” lit. “to wind head-tires,”
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