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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Fragments
Fragments The term “fragments” occurs four times in the RSV. In Isa. 30:14 the plural of Heb meḵittâ (a hapax legomenon) denotes the smashed pieces of an earthenware jar, collectively a symbol of effective divine judgment. The cognate verb (a form of which also occurs in this verse), is kāṯaṯ,
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FRAGMENT
FRAGMENT<frag’-ment> ([κλάσμα, klasma]): “Fragment,” a piece broken off, occurs only in the plural, in the accounts of the miracles of the Loaves in the Gospels and references thereto. It is the translation of klasma (from klao, “to break”), “a piece broken off” (Mt 14:20 the King James Version);
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
Fragments
FRAGMENTS (κλάσματα, pieces broken for distribution; cf. κλασμάτων ἄρτων of LXX Ezk 13:19).—All the Synoptists record that, when the miraculous feeding of the multitude ended, the broken pieces remaining over from the meal were gathered up and deposited in twelve baskets (Mt 14:20, Mk 6:43, Lk 9:17).
The Eerdmans Encyclopedia of Early Christian Art and Archaeology, Volumes 1–3
Sinope Fragment
Sinope FragmentForty-three leaves of fine purple parchment bearing 16 segments of Matthew beginning with 7:7–16 on fol. 1 and ending with 23.312 on fol. 43. The text (reproduced by Omont, 1900, 15–57) is presented throughout in gold uncials (7 mm sq) in a single 16-line column (approx. 200 × 180 mm)
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Fragment
FRAGMENT, fragʹment (κλάσμα, klásma): “Fragment,” a piece broken off, occurs only in the pl., in the accounts of the miracles of the Loaves in the Gospels and references thereto. It is the tr of klasma (from kláō, “to break”), “a piece broken off” (Mt 14:20 AV); “broken meat” (15:37).RV has in each