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The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
MARK, GOAL, SIGN
MARK, GOAL, SIGN [אוֹתʾoth, מוֹפֵתmofeth, מַטָּרָהmattarah, קַעַקַעqaʿaqaʿ, תָּוtaw; σημεῖον sēmeion, σκοπός skopos, στίγμα stigma, χάραγμα charagma]. In contrast to the common practice of body markings in the ANE, the Israelites were prohibited from making marks (tattoos qaʿaqaʿ) or cuttings
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