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Golden Tumors
Five golden tumors made by the Philistines as an offering sent with the Ark of the Covenant.
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Emerod
Emerod. 1. kjv rendering of ulcer in Deuteronomy 28:27.See Sore.2. kjv rendering of tumor in 1 Samuel 5:6–12 and 6:4–17.See Tumor.
Tumor
Tumor. Abnormal swelling or growth in any part of the body (kjv emerod). The only significant occurrence of these terms is in 1 Samuel 5 and 6. After the Philistines captured the ark of God from Israel, a painful lethal disease afflicted the population of the Philistine city that kept the ark. The swellings
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Emerods
Emerods emʹə-rodz. Archaic term used in the AV for “hemorrhoids.” See Tumors.
Tumors
Tumors [Heb. ʿap̱ālîm (1 S. 5:6, 9, 12; 6:4f), eḥôrîm (6:11, 17)]; AV EMERODS; NEB also HAEMORRHOIDS (6:11, 17). The terms occur in the account of a plague that devastated the Philistines who were holding captive the ark of the covenant (1 S. 5:6–6:18). Heb. ʿap̱ālîm indicates some form
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Emerod
EMEROD*1. kjv rendering of ulcer in Deuteronomy 28:27. See Sore.2. kjv rendering of tumor in 1 Samuel 5:6–12 and 6:4–17. See Tumor.
Tumor
TUMOR Abnormal swelling or growth in any part of the body. The only significant occurrence of this term is in 1 Samuel 5–6. After the Philistines captured the ark of God from Israel, a painful lethal disease afflicted the population of the Philistine city that kept the ark. Since the disease was associated
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Tumors
tumors, an affliction, similar to boils, which affected the Philistines while they held the ark of the covenant, which they had captured from Israel in battle. Eventually, the Philistines returned the ark (1 Sam. 5:6–6:17).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Tumors
TumorsA punishment inflicted by God on the inhabitants of Ashdod (1 Sam. 5:6–6:17) and mentioned among the curses of Deut. 28:27 (NRSV “ulcers”), probably to be identified as hemorrhoids. The Philistines included five golden tumors as part of a guilt offering when they returned the ark of the covenant
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Tumors
Tumors (Heb. eḥôrîm, K ˒a;p̱ālîm). A punishment inflicted by God on the inhabitants of Ashdod (1 Sam. 5–6; KJV “emerods”) and mentioned among the curses of Deut. 28:27 (RSV “ulcers”), probably to be identified as hemorrhoids (cf. KJV, Ps. 78:66).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Emerods
Emerods. Deut. 28:27; 1 Sam. 5:6, 9, 12; 6:4, 5, 11. Probably hemorrhoidal tumors, or bleeding piles, are intended. These are very common in Syria at present, Oriental habits of want of exercise and improper food, producing derangement of the liver, constipation, etc., being such as to cause them.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Haemorrhoids
Haemorrhoidsor Emerods, bleeding piles known to the ancient Romans as mariscae, but more probably malignant boils of an infectious and fatal character. With this loathsome and infectious disease the men of Ashdod were smitten by the hand of the Lord. This calamity they attributed to the presence of
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Emerods
Emerodsemerods (emʹuhr-awds), an archaic term for hemorrhoids. It is used in the kjv where rsv has ‘tumors’ (1 Sam. 6:11, 17) or ‘boils’ (Deut. 28:27). This illness afflicted the Philistines while they held the Ark of the Covenant (1 Sam. 5:6-6:5).
Tumors
Tumorstumors, an affliction, similar to boils, with which the Philistines were afflicted while they held the Ark of the Covenant (1 Sam. 5:6-6:17).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EMERODS
EMERODS<em’-er-odz> [עֲפָלִים‎, ̀ophalim], [טְחֹרִים‎, techorim]): These words are used in the account of the plague which broke out among the Philistines while the captive Ark of the Covenant was in their land. `Ophalim literally means rounded eminences or swellings, and in the Revised Version (British
TUMOR
TUMOR<tu’-mer>, <tu’-mor> (עֹפֶל‎ [̀ophel]): the Revised Version (British and American) substitutes this word for “emerods” in 1 Sam 5:12; 6:4; Dt 28:27 margin.See EMERODS.
Compton’s Encyclopedia
cyst
cyst, polyp, and tumor (Polyp, Cyst, and Tumor; Tumor, Cyst, and Polyp)A cyst, a polyp, and a tumorEncyclopædia Britannica, Inc.Growth is necessary to sustain life. Even in adulthood, the body is constantly growing new cells as old ones die. Some kinds of growth, however, are abnormal. Cysts,
Hemorrhoids
Hemorrhoidspainful or itchy mass of dilated veins in swollen tissue at margin of anus or within rectum; form of varicose vein; may develop from anal infection or increase in intra-abdominal pressure (such as occurs during pregnancy), while lifting heavy object, or while straining at stool; may be complication
Tumor
TumorThe term tumor was once used to describe any swelling. However, the word is now used specifically to describe any abnormal growth of new tissue by any of the body’s cells. Tumors, also called neoplasms, are classified as either benign or malignant. Benign tumors grow slowly and stay in one place.
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Emerods
Emʹe-rods, a painful disease with which the Philistines were afflicted (1 Sam. 5:6, 9, 12; 6:4, 5, 11), probably hemorrhoidal tumors or bleeding piles.
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