The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hallow; Hallowed[Heb qāḏēš, qōḏeš, miqdāš]; AV also SANCTIFIED (Gen. 2:3); NEB also HOLY, “make holy,” “declare holy,” “keep holy,” etc.; [Gk. hagiázō] (Mt. 6:9 par Lk. 11:2). The usual meaning of the Hebrew and Greek terms is “holy” and “holiness.” The translation “hallow,” “hallowed” appears
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
hallow, to make holy or to set apart for special service. In the Bible, the term translates a form of the Hebrew word qadesh, the primary meaning of which is “separation” or “setting apart.” In its various forms this Hebrew word is also translated as “holy,” “holiness,” “consecrate,” “sanctify,” “dedicate,”
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hallow, Hallowed
HALLOW, HALLOWED. Both words (also “holy”) mean basically “to be clean,” ceremonially and morally, and hence “sacred.” The words are used of persons and things set apart for God. The sabbath was hallowed (Ex 20:11), as well as the priests (Ex 29:1), the tabernacle and its equipment (Ex 40:9), and Solomon’s
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hallow, Hallowed
HALLOW, HALLOWED (Heb. qādash, to “set apart, consecrate,” KJV; Gk. hagiazō, to “make sacred,” KJV, NASB, and NIV). Although the term hallowed appears but twice in the NASB and NIV (Matt. 6:9; Luke 11:12; both in the Lord’s Prayer) and the term hallow not at all (in contrast to the KJV, where it appears
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hallowto render sacred, to consecrate (Ex. 28:38; 29:1). This word is from the Saxon, and properly means “to make holy.” The name of God is “hallowed”, i.e., is reverenced as holy (Matt. 6:9).
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Hallowhallow, to make holy or to set apart for special service. In the ot hallow is used to render a form of the Hebrew word qādēsh, the primary meaning of which is ‘separation’ or ‘setting apart.’ In its various forms the Hebrew word is also translated as ‘holy,’ ‘holiness,’ ‘consecrate,’ ‘sanctify,’
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HALLOW; HALLOWED<hal’-o>, <hal’-od>, <hal’-o-ed> (“to render or treat as holy,” Anglo-Saxon halgian, from halig, “holy”): It translates several forms of [קָדַשׁ‎, qadhash], “set apart,” “devote,” “consecrate,” frequently rendered in the King James Version, the Revised Version (British and American),
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
HALLOWED.—Used of the name of our Father—first petition in the Lord’s Prayer (Mt 6:9 || Lk 11:2), = ‘revered’ or ‘counted holy.’ It is, says Godet (Com. in loco), a prayer that ‘unworthy conceptions of God and of His character may no longer prevail among men. The child of God beseeches Him to manifest
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
HALLOW To make holy; to set apart for holy use; to revere. See Dedicate, Dedication; Holy; Sanctification.
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
hallow. To render or treat as holy, to sanctify or consecrate. This English term is used over thirty times in the KJV but is less common in modern versions. It occurs seven times in the NRSV, while the NIV uses it only in the context of the Lord’s Prayer (Matt. 6:9; Lk. 11:1). See consecration; dedicate;
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Hallow, Hallowed
HALLOW, halʹō, HALLOWED, halʹōd, halʹō̇-ed (“to render or treat as holy,” AS hālgian, from hālig, “holy”): It translates several forms of קָדַשׁ‎, ḳādhash, “set apart,” “devote,” “consecrate,” frequently rendered in AV, RV, ARV “consecrate,” “dedicate,” “holy,” and esp. “sanctify,” closely synonymous,