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Comely
Comeliness
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Comely
Comely [Heb. šep̱er] (Gen. 49:21); AV GOODLY; NEB LOVELY; [yāp̱eh] (1 S. 17:42); AV FAIR; NEB BRIGHT; [nā’weh (Cant. 1:5, 10; 2:14; 6:4), nāweh (Jer. 6:2)]; NEB LOVELY; COMELINESS [hāḏār] (Isa. 53:2); NEB MAJESTY.The connotations of the Hebrew terms are: attractive, beautiful, lovely, handsome.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
COMELINESS; COMELY
COMELINESS; COMELY<kum’-li-nes>, <kum’-li>: Cognate with “becoming,” namely, what is suitable, graceful, handsome. The servant of Yahweh in Isaiah 53:2 is without “comeliness” (hadhar, “honor”), i.e. there is in his appearance nothing attractive, while he is bowed beneath man’s sin. “Praise
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Comeliness, Comely
COMELINESS, kumʹli-nes, COMELY, kumʹli: Cognate with “becoming,” viz. what is suitable, graceful, handsome. The servant of Jeh in Isa 53:2 is without “comeliness” (hādhār, “honor”), i.e. there is in his appearance nothing attractive, while he is bowed beneath man’s sin. “Praise is comely” (nā’wāh,