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Column
Columns of a Book
Dictionaries
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Column
Column (of writing) [Heb. deleṯ-‘door’] (Jer. 36:23).Normally in OT and NT times a book consisted of a scroll inscribed in columns called “doors” because of their appearance on the roll.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Columns of a Book
COLUMNS OF A BOOK (Heb. delet). In Jer. 36:23 it is said that “when Jehudi had read three or four columns, the king cut it [the roll] with a scribe’s knife.” The columns were the four-cornered squares into which the rolls were divided.