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Discomfiture
Discomfit
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Discomfit; Discomfiture
Discomfit; Discomfiture These words are obsolescent. As employed by the AV, the meaning in general is “annoy,” “harass,” “confuse,” “rout,” and “destroy” (e.g., AV Josh. 10:10; Jgs. 4:15; 1 S. 7:10; 2 S. 22:15; Ps. 18:4). In the RSV “discomfit” occurs twice: in Ex. 14:24 for Heb. hāmam, “confound” (NEB
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DISCOMFIT; DISCOMFITURE
DISCOMFIT; DISCOMFITURE<dis-kum’-fit>, <dis-kum’-fi-tur> ([הוּם‎, hum], [מְהוּמָה‎, mehumah]): These words are now obsolete or at least obsolescent and are confined in Biblical literature wholly to the Old Testament. The meaning in general is “to annoy,” “harass,” “confuse,” “rout” and “destroy.”
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Discomfit, Discomfiture
DISCOMFIT, dis-kumʹfit, DISCOMFITURE, dis-kumʹfi-tū̮̇r (הוּם‎, hūm, מְהוּמָה‎, mehūmāh): These words are now obsolete or at least obsolescent and are confined in Bib. lit. wholly to the OT. The meaning in general is “to annoy,” “harass,” “confuse,” “rout” and “destroy.” The most common usage is that