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Cultivate
Dress
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Cultivate
Cultivate [Heb. ‘āḇaḏ] (Ps. 104:14; Eccl. 5:9); AV SERVICE, SERVE; NEB “those who toil,” TILL; [Gk. geōrgéomai] (He. 6:7); AV DRESS. See Agriculture III.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Dress
DRESS. A term used in the KJV in the following senses: (1) to till the soil (Heb. ˓ābad, to “serve,” Gen. 2:15; Deut. 28:39; Gk. geōrgeō, Heb. 6:7), (2) to prepare food (Heb. ˓āśâ, to “make,” Gen. 18:7–8; 1 Sam. 25:18; 2 Sam. 12:4; 13:5, 7; etc.), (3) to trim lamps (Heb. yāṭab, “make right,”