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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Goats’ Hair
Goats’ Hair (עֵז‎, ez). Commonly used in weaving. Used to make curtains for the tabernacle (Exod 26:7; 36:14). Also used to make rope, pillows, and saddlebags (Exod 25:4, 35:6, 26; Num 31:20; 1 Sam 19:13–16).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Cloth, Cloth Manufacturing
Cloth, Cloth Manufacturing. Since antiquity cloth has been made from such natural fibers as flax, wool, cotton, silk, and hair. Linen (spun from flax), wool, and sackcloth (woven from goat’s or camel’s hair) are the fabrics most frequently mentioned in Scripture. The Bible also refers to silk and cotton.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Goats’ Hair
Goats’ Hair The word for goat (Heb. ʿēz) is used elliptically to mean goats’ hair, which was used in the tabernacle furnishings in the form of curtains (Ex. 26:7; 36:14). Spun goats’ hair was probably used in the Midianite and Israelite camps in making tent ropes, rugs, provision sacks, and saddlebags
Goatskins
Goatskins [Heb. taḥaš, ʿôr taḥaš] (Ex. 25:5; 26:14; 35:7, 23; 36:19; 39:34; Nu. 4:6, 8, 10–12, 14, 25); AV BADGERS’ SKINS; NEB PORPOISE-HIDE, mg “hide of sea-cow”; [Gk. aígeion dérma] (He. 11:37).Taḥaš seems to designate some sort of animal whose skin was used as a covering for the tabernacle,
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Cloth and Cloth Manufacturing
CLOTH AND CLOTH MANUFACTURING* Since antiquity, cloth has been made from such natural fibers as flax, wool, cotton, silk, and hair. Linen (spun from flax), wool, and sackcloth (woven from goat’s or camel’s hair) are the fabrics most frequently mentioned in Scripture. The Bible also refers to silk and
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Goatskins
Goatskins (Heb. taḥaš; Gk. aígeion dérma).† Part of the material used in the covering of the tabernacle (Exod. 26:14; 36:19; 39:34; Num. 4:25), donated by the people (Exod. 22:5; 35:7, 23). It was also used to cover the ark and the vessels and utensils of the altar (Num. 4:6, 8, 10–12, 14).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Cloth
CLOTH — a fabric or material from which clothing is made. In biblical times cloth was made from the hair of goats, sheep, and camels and from linen, flax, hemp, and silk. Certain goats grew long black hair that produced a heavy waterproof cloth for making tents and outer garments.The everyday clothing
Web
WEB — a word in the Old Testament with two distinct meanings:1. A textile fabric, especially one woven on a loom. Delilah wove the seven locks of Samson’s head into the web of a loom, hoping to trap him. But Samson easily broke free from the web (Judg. 16:13–14).2. A pattern of threadlike filaments,
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GOATS' HAIR
GOATS’ HAIR([עֵז‎, ’ez]): The word for she-goat is used elliptically to mean goats’ hair, which was used in the tabernacle furnishings in the form of curtains (Ex 26:7; 36:14). Goats’ hair was probably used in the Midianite and Israelite camps in much the same way as in the Bedouin camps today (compare
GOATSKINS
GOATSKINS<got’-skinz> ([ἐν αἰγείοις δέρμασιν, en aigeiois dermasin]): Such skins are mentioned only once (Heb 11:37), where the wearing of goatskins, indicating extreme poverty, is referred to, by implication, as the possible lot of the faithful Christian, even as it had been of others. Ascetics
SEALSKIN
SEALSKIN<sel’-skin>: The rendering of the Revised Version (British and American) (Exodus 25:5; Ezekiel 16:10) for [עוֹר תַּחַשׁ‎, ̀or tachash], the Revised Version margin “porpoise-skin,” the King James Version “badgers’ skin.” A seal, Monachus albiventer, is found in the Mediterranean, though
Compton’s Encyclopedia
clothing industry
clothing industryLike food and shelter, clothing is a basic human need. One reason people first wore clothing was for protection. Roughly fashioned garments protected them from animal bites, scratches, and burns. They also kept them warm and dry.People still wear protective clothing for some types
manufacturing
manufacturingManufacturing is the process of making products, or goods, from raw materials by the use of manual labor or machinery. This process is usually carried out systematically with a division of labor. In a more limited sense, manufacturing is the fabrication or assembly of components into finished
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Cloth, Clothing
CLOTH, CLOTHING Biblical and archaeological sources concur that the earliest clothing resources were the hides of wild animals (Gen. 3:21). The Bible contains little information, however, about the process of manufacturing clothes from vegetable fibers. Technological developments predate biblical history.
Goatskin
GOATSKIN Hide of goats that desert dwellers used for clothing (Heb. 11:37) and for containers for water (Gen. 21:14) and wine (Josh. 9:4). In Gen. 27:16 Rachel placed goatskin on Jacob’s neck and arms as part of the plan to deceive Isaac into giving his blessing. See Goat.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Cloth
cloth. A fabric or textile woven from wool, flax, hemp, hair, silk, or other fiber for clothing and other purposes. In both the OT and NT the terms for the raw material, the woven fabric, and the finished garments are used interchangeably and metaphorically, indicating the types of material the ancients
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Goats’ Hair
GOATS’ HAIR (עֵז‎, ‛ēz): The word for she-goat is used elliptically to mean goats’ hair, which was used in the tabernacle furnishings in the form of curtains (Ex 26:7; 36:14). Goats’ hair was probably used in the Midianite and Israelitish camps in much the same way as in the Bedouin camps today (cf Nu
Goatskins
GOATSKINS, gōtʹskinz (ἐν αἰγείοις δέρμασιν, en aigeíois dérmasin): Such skins are mentioned only once (He 11:37), where the wearing of goatskins, indicating extreme poverty, is referred to, by implication, as the possible lot of the faithful Christian, even as it had been of others. Ascetics of
Sealskin
SEALSKIN, sēlʹskin: The rendering of RV (Ex 25:5; Ezk 16:10) for עוֹר תַּחַשׁ‎, ‛ōr taḥash, RVm “porpoise-skin,” AV “badgers’ skin.” A seal, Monachus albiventer, is found in the Mediterranean, though not in the Red Sea, but it is likely that taḥash means the dugong, which is found in the Red Sea.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CLOTH
CLOTH, CLOTHES [בֶּגֶדʾaddereth, שִׂמְלָהbeghedh, לְּבוּשׁkhaghorah, כֻּתֹנֶתkuthoneth, אַדֶּרֶתlevush, שַׂלְמָהsalmah, חֲגוֹרָהsimlah,; ἔνδυμα endyma, ἐσθής esthēs, ἱμάτιον himation, στολή stolē, χιτών chitōn, χλάμυς chlamys]. Cloth is fabric made of woven wool, linen, or silk to make
GOAT SKIN
GOAT SKIN. Goat skin had multiple uses such as material for clothes (Gen 3:21) and writing. DNA studies of parchment fragments of Dead Sea Scrolls indicate the wide use of goat skins in parchment. Skins were also used as containers for liquids such as water, milk, and wine (noʾdh [נֹאד‎] 1 Sam 16:20;
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