The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
FILLET [Heb ḥāsûq (חָסוּק)]. Sometimes translated “band” or “ring” in other English versions, this word refers to a fitting of the pillars used in the tabernacle court (Exod 27:10–18; 38:10–19) and at its doorway (Exod 36:38). The former were made of silver, and the latter were golden, in keeping
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Fillet [Heb. ḥāšûq] (Ex. 27:10f.; 36:38; 38:10–28); NEB “band on the posts.” This word describes a metal band that enclosed the tops of pillars used in rite construction of the tabernacle. From Ex. 26:32, 37 it seems that the veil and the screen were suspended from hooks attached to the fillets
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
FILLET. The Heb. word ḥûṭ in Jer 52:21 is translated “fillet” in KJV; ASV translates it “line.” Gesenius gives the meaning “a thread, line, rope or cord.”The word ḥishshaq is given the meaning “filletted” by KJV in Ex 38:28; ASV and RSV give it the meaning “made fillets.” Gesenius gives the term
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
FILLET. An erroneous rendering in the KJV of ḥūshshāqı̂m (“joinings,” Ex. 27:17; 38:17, 28), the bands (so NASB and NIV) that joined together the tops of the pillars around the court of the Tabernacle (which see) and from which the curtain was suspended (Ex. 27:10–11; etc.); ḥûṭ, “thread” (as elsewhere
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
FilletsHeb. hashukum, plur., joinings (Ex. 27:17; 38:17, 28), the rods by which the tops of the columns around the tabernacle court were joined together, and from which the curtains were suspended (Ex. 27:10, 11; 36:38).In Jer. 52:21 the rendering of a different word, hut, meaning a “thread,” and designating
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FILLET<fil’-et> ([חוּט‎, chuT], [חָשֻׁק‎, chashuq]):1. Chut, from a root not used, meaning probably “to sew,” therefore a string or a measuring rod or cord, and so a line, tape, thread, fillet. Jer 52:21 translated “line” (the King James Version “fillet”), measuring 12 cubits long, encircling
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Filʹlet, in architecture a band surrounding a column or pillar, and generally placed at the top for ornament (Ex. 27:10, 17).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
FILLETS Either metal bands binding the tops of pillars used in construction of the tabernacle (Exod. 36:38; 38:10–12, 17, 19) or else rods connecting the pillars to one another (TEV). Jeremiah 52:21 uses a different Hebrew word to refer to a measuring line used to measure the circumference of a pillar.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
fillet. This English term is used by the KJV to render Hebrew ḥāšûq H3122, referring to the bands or rings binding the pillars of the tabernacle, probably close to the capitals (Exod. 36:38). The fillets for the pillars of the court were overlaid with silver (38:10–12, 17, 19), while those for the
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
FILLET, filʹet (חוּט‎, ḥūṭ, חָשֻׁק‎, ḥāshuḳ):(1) Ḥūṭ, from a root not used, meaning probably “to sew,” therefore a string or a measuring rod or cord, and so a line, tape, thread, fillet. Jer 52:21 trd “line” (AV “fillet”), measuring 12 cubits long, encircling brass pillars standing 18 cubits