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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bolt
Bolt [Heb. man‘ûl]; AV LOCK; [vb. nā‘al—‘tie’]. The ancient Hebrews had fastenings of wood or iron for the doors of houses (2 S. 13:17f; Cant. 5:5), city gates (Neh. 3:3, 6, 13–15), prison doors, etc. (cf. Isa. 45:2), which were in the form of bolts. These were sometimes pushed back from within; but
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BOLT
BOLT<bolt> (נָעַל‎ [nàal], “to bind up”): The ancient Hebrews had fastenings of wood or iron for the doors of houses (2 Samuel 13:17, 18; Song 5:5), city gates (Nehemiah 3:3, 6, 13-15), prison doors, etc. (Isaiah 45:2), which were in the form of bolts. These were sometimes pushed back
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Bolt
bolt. This English word (both noun and verb), as well as “lock,” is used to render several Hebrew terms (Deut. 33:25; 2 Sam. 13:17–18; Neh. 3:3; et al.). In the NT, “lock” translates the Greek verb kleiō G3091 and its compounds (Lk. 3:20; 11:7; et al.). Although these terms are sometimes used figuratively
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Bolt
BOLT, bōlt (נָעַל‎, nā‛al, “to bind up”): The ancient Hebrews had fastenings of wood or iron for the doors of houses (2 S 13:17, 18; Cant 5:5), city gates (Neh 3:3, 6, 13–15), prison doors, etc (Isa 45:2), which were in the form of bolts. These were sometimes pushed back from within; but there were