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Column (Architecture)
Column • Fifth Column • Pillar
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Column
Column [Heb. ‘ammûḏ] (Cant. 5:15).From the 2nd millennium b.c. onward, columns of wood or stone were used to support upper stories or balconies of Palestinian houses. The upper story of Solomon’s “House of the Forest of Lebanon,” e.g., rested on rows of columns. In his temple, the two bronze pillars
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