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Covert for the Sabbath
Covered Way • Covered Way for the Sabbath • Sabbath Canopy
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Sabbath, Covert for the
Sabbath, Covert for the. Covered place in the court of the temple reserved for the king who stood there with his attendants on a sabbath or feast day (2 Kgs 16:18 kjv; rsv covered way). Ahaz, king of Judah (735–715 bc) tore it down for fear of Tiglath-pileser, king of Assyria. It is not known why.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Covered Way
Covered Way [Heb. mēṣāḵ—‘a covered walk’]; AV CONCERT; NEB STRUCTURE. The “covered way” for the sabbath is mentioned in 2 K. 16:18 as a gallery belonging to the temple, concerning the purpose of which opinions differ. Some consider it to have been the place where the king stood or sat during the
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Sabbath, Covert for the
SABBATH*, COVERT FOR THE Covered place in the court of the temple reserved for the king who stood there with his attendants on a Sabbath or feast day (2 Kgs 16:18, kjv; nlt “canopy”).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Sabbath, Covert For the
SABBATH, COVERT FOR THE. The word “covert” (Heb. mûsāk) means a covered place or way, probably screened off from the public. The phrase “covert for the sabbath” is found only in 2 Kgs 16:18 in the KJV and has been translated “covered way for the sabbath” (ASV, RSV, NASB). The removal of this covert
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Sabbath, Covered Way for the
SABBATH, COVERED WAY FOR THE (Heb. mûsak hashshabbāt, 2 Kings 16:18). This was, no doubt, a covered place, stand, or hall in the court of the Temple used by the king whenever he visited the Temple with his attendants on the Sabbath on feast days. In what the removal of it consisted it is impossible
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
COVERED WAY
COVERED WAY<kuv’-erd wa> (מֵיסָךְ‎, mecakh], “a covered walk”): Mentioned in 2 Kings 16:18 (the King James Version “covert”) as a gallery belonging to the temple, concerning the purpose of which opinions differ. Some consider it to have been the place where the king stood or sat during the Sabbath
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 5, Q–Z
Sabbath Canopy
Sabbath canopy. According to 2 Ki. 16:17–18, King Ahaz removed certain items from the temple, apparently in fear of, or to be sent as tribute to, Tiglath-Pileser III. One of these items is described as mûsak haššabbāt (Ketib mysk), an architectural term of uncertain meaning. The noun mûsāk H4590
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Covered Way
COVERED WAY, kuvʹẽrd wā (מֵיסָךְ‎, mēṣākh, “a covered walk”): Mentioned in 2 K 16:18 (AV “covert”) as a gallery belonging to the temple, concerning the purpose of which opinions differ. Some consider it to have been the place where the king stood or sat during the Sabbath services; others, a public