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David makes preparations to build the temple
David gathered materials with which to build the temple, and charged Solomon with building it.
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The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Preparation
PREPARATION. In the sense of the time of being mustered or prepared for battle this word appears in Nah 2:3. In Prov 16:1 it represents the Heb. ma˓ărāk and refers to mental dispositions or plans (see RSV). The Gr. hetoimasia, “preparation,” “readiness,” occurs in Eph 6:15 where it is part of the translation
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Preparation
PREPARATION. The Gk. word paraskeuē is found in the NT with a twofold connotation. In its meaning of a definite day of preparation, it is used of the day preceding the weekly sabbath and the day which prepares for the annual Jewish Passover festival (cf. Jos., Ant. 16.163), see Mt. 27:62; Mk. 15:42;
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Preparation, the
Preparation, the. In the W. Church the opening prayers at *Mass, formerly recited alternately by the priest and ministers (or *server) at the foot of the *altar. It usually consisted of Ps. 43 (Vulg. 42), a confession of sin, and two prayers preceded by four *versicles and responses. In the Roman Rite
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Preparation
PREPARATION (Gk. paraskeuē, a “making ready”). In the Jewish sense, the day of preparation (Matt. 27:62; Mark 15:42; Luke 23:54; John 19:31) was the day on which the Jews made the necessary preparation to celebrate a Sabbath (which see) or festival (which see).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
PREPARATION
PREPARATION<prep-a-ra’-shun>: The concordances indicate that the word “preparation” occurs only twice in the Old Testament, once in 1 Chronicles 22:5, where it is used in the ordinary sense “to make preparation,” and once in Nah 2:3, “in the day of his preparation,” both of them translating
A Catholic Dictionary
Parasceve
parasceve (παρασκεύη), “preparation”—i.e. for the Sabbath and so equivalent to Friday. It is retained in the Missal as a name for Good Friday.
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Preparation
PREPARATION (παρασκευή, Mt 27:62, Mk 15:42, Lk 23:54, Jn 19:14, 31, 42).—1. Since the Sabbath was a day of holy rest, the food for it was cooked and all else needful got ready on the previous day, the προσάββατον (Mk 15:42);* and thus that day was designated by the Jews ‘the Preparation.’ The Christians
Holman Treasury of Key Bible Words: 200 Greek and 200 Hebrew Words Defined and Explained
Prepared
PreparedHebrew expression: manahPronunciation: maw NAWHStrong’s Number: 4487Key VersesGenesis 13:16; Ecclesiastes 1:15; Isaiah 65:12; Jonah 1:17The story of Jonah and the whale is one we’ve heard since we were children. Jonah’s story reports an amazing record of the sovereignty and foreknowledge
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Preparation
PREPARATION, prep-a-rā′shun: The concordances indicate that the word “preparation” occurs only twice in the OT, once in 1 Ch 22:5, where it is used in the ordinary sense “to make preparation,” and once in Nah 2:3, “in the day of his preparation,” both of them translating the same Heb root and requiring
Key passages
1 Ch 22:1–19

Then David said, “This will be the house of Yahweh God, and this altar of burnt offering for Israel.” And David commanded to assemble the resident aliens who were in the land of Israel and appointed stone craftsmen to cut dressed stones to build the house …

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