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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Frontlet
Frontlet. Translation of a Hebrew word referring to anything bound on the forehead (Ex 13:16; Dt 6:8; 11:18). The phylacteries of Jesus’ day (Mt 23:5) were worn daily at morning prayer by every male Israelite over the age of 13. They consisted of four Scripture passages (Ex 13:1–10; 13:11–16; Dt 6:4–9;
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Frontlets
Frontlets [Heb tôtāp̱ôt, from ṭûp̱—‘bind’] (Ex. 13:16; Dt. 6:8; 11:18; cf. Ex. 13:9); NEB PHYLACTERY. Ornaments worn on the forehead, particularly phylacteries, which were also worn on the arms.See Phylactery.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Frontlet
FRONTLET* Translation of a Hebrew word referring to anything bound on the forehead (Ex 13:16; Dt 6:8; 11:18). The phylacteries of Jesus’ day (Mt 23:5) were worn daily at morning prayer by every male Israelite over the age of 13. They consisted of four Scripture passages (Ex 13:1–10; 13:11–16; Dt 6:4–9;
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Frontlets
FRONTLETS. Israel was told that the great redemption wrought for them by God in Egypt and the word of God revealed to them by Moses was to be laid up in their hearts and souls. It was never to be forgotten but was to be ever before them, like “frontlets,” i.e., a band or ribbon about the head and before
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Frontlet
FrontletA headband or ornament (NRSV “emblem”) which the Israelites were to wear as a reminder of the Torah (Deut. 6:6; 11:18) and God’s deliverance through the Exodus (Exod. 13:9, 16).See Phylacteries.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Frontlets
Frontlets, or Phylacteries. Ex. 13:16; Deut. 6:8; 11:18; Matt. 23:5. These “frontlets” or “phylacteries” were strips of parchment, on which were written four passages of Scripture, Ex. 13:2–10, 11–17; Deut. 6:4–9, 13–23, in an ink prepared for the purpose. They were then rolled up in a case of black
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Frontlets
Frontletsoccurs only in Ex. 13:16; Deut. 6:8, and 11:18. The meaning of the injunction to the Israelites, with regard to the statues and precepts given them, that they should “bind them for a sign upon their hand, and have them as frontlets between their eyes,” was that they should keep them distinctly
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Frontlet
Frontletfrontlet, a headband, the most common form of headdress worn in Syria and Palestine in ot times. The Torah enjoins that certain of God’s teachings (Deut. 6:8; 11:18) and rites commemorating the Exodus (Exod. 13:16, cf. v. 9) are to ‘be as frontlets between [the Israelites’] eyes’ (i.e., on
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
FRONTLETS
FRONTLETS<frunt’-lets> ([טוֹטָפוֹת‎, ToTaphoth], from Tuph, “to bind”): Ornaments worn on the forehead, particularly phylacteries (which see), which were worn in this manner and also on the arms (Ex 13:16; Dt 6:8; 11:18; compare also Ex 13:9).
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Frontlets
FRONTLETS Objects containing Scripture passages worn on the forehand and between the eyes, primarily at prayer times. Jews followed scriptural commands, literally, writing Exod. 13:1–16; Deut. 6:4–9; 11:13–21 on small scrolls, placing these in leather containers and placing these on their forehead and
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Frontlets
frontlets. This term is used by the KJV to render Hebrew ṭôṭāpōt H3213, “sign, emblem,” used only three times (Exod. 13:16; Deut. 6:8; 11:18). In the first reference, Moses says to the Israelites that the Passover was to remind them of their deliverance by God from Egypt, and was to have the same
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