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Clasps
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Clasps
Clasps [Heb. qeres]; AV TACHES; NEB FASTENERS. The word occurs eight times in Ex. 26 and 36, which record the specifications for the erection of the Tabernacle and their subsequent carrying out. Fifty clasps or taches of gold were ordered to be used in connecting the two sets of inner tapestry curtains
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Clasps
CLASPS. This word means “a bend,” especially a hook made to fit in an eye for fastening. The KJV translates the term as “taches” (an English word of French origin) or as “hooks,” while the ASV and RSV translate the term as “clasps” (Ex 26:11; 35:11; 36:13; 39:33). The clasps were fastenings of gold (Ex
Tache
TACHE. An archaic rendering of the KJV to indicate that by which a thing is attached (Ex 26:6; etc.). The Heb. term appears to be a hook or “clasp” (ASV, RSV) which joined together two sets of curtains in the tabernacle (q.v.). The two sets of five linen curtains each were coupled together by 50 golden
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Tache
Tache. The word thus rendered occurs only in the description of the structure of the tabernacle and its fittings, Ex. 26:6, 11, 33; 35:11; 36:13; 39:33, and appears to indicate the small books by which a curtain is suspended to the rings from which it hangs, or connected vertically, as in the case of
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Taches
Tacheshooks or clasps by which the tabernacle curtains were connected (Ex. 26:6, 11, 33; 35:11).
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Tache
Tachetache (tach), a term in the kjv that rsv renders ‘clasp’ or ‘hook,’ a term that appears primarily in texts regarding the tabernacle (Exod. 26:6; 36:13; and others).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Taches
TACHES [TACH ez] — KJV word for clasps (Ex. 26:6; 35:11). These clasps were hooks upon which the tabernacle curtains were hung.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CLASPS
CLASPS<klasps> (קֶרֶס‎ [qerec]): The word occurs nine times in Exodus 26; 36; and 39, which record the specifications for the erection of the tabernacle and their subsequent carrying out. In each of these passages the King James Version renders “taches” — an early English word of French origin
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Taches
Taches, hooks or clasps of gold and copper used in connecting the curtains of the tabernacle (Ex. 26:6, 11, 33; 35:11; 36:13; 39:33).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Taches
TACHES KJV term meaning “hooks” or “clasps” (Exod. 26:6, 11, 33) used to connect the individual curtains of the tabernacle into one tent.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Clasps
clasps. Implements used to fasten the curtains of the tabernacle together (Heb. qeres H7971, Exod. 26:6, 11, 33; 35:11; 36:13, 18; 39:33). Those coupling the linen curtains were of gold (26:6), while those for the curtains made of goat hair were of bronze (26:11), fifty in either case. The “loops” (lulāʾôt
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Clasps
CLASPS, klasps (קֶרֶס‎, ḳereṣ): The word occurs nine times in Ex 26, 36, and 39, which record the specifications for the erection of the tabernacle and their subsequent carrying out. In each of these passages the AV renders “taches”—an early Eng. word of French origin now embodied in our “attachment.”
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