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Compact
Compacted
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Compact
Compact An archaic rendering of Heb. ḥāḇar in Ps. 122:3; AV “Jerusalem … is compact together.” The RSV has “bound firmly together,” the NEB “where people come together in unity.” The NEB rendering is to be preferred, since it better fits the context. It is based on a slight emendation of the MT,
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
COMPACT; COMPACTED
COMPACT; COMPACTED<kom-pakt’>, <kom-pakt’-ed> (חָבַר‎, chabhar], “to be joined”; [συμβιβάζω, sumbibazo], “to raise up together”): “Compact” appears as translation of chabhar in Psalm 122:3, “Jerus .... a city that is compact together” (well built, its breaches restored, walls complete, and
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Compact, Compacted
COMPACT, kom-paktʹ, COMPACTED, kom-paktʹed (חָבַר‎, ḥābhar, “to be joined”; συμβιβάζω, sumbibázō, “to raise up together”): “Compact” appears as tr of ḥābhar in Ps 122:3, “Jerus … a city that is compact together” (well built, its breaches restored, walls complete, and separate from all around it);