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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hangings
HANGINGS [Heb qelāʿı̂m (קֶלָעִים)]. Fabrics that were part of the construction of the tabernacle court as described in the books of Exodus and Numbers (Exod 27:9–18; 35:17; 38:9–18; 39:40; Num 3:26; 4:26). The tabernacle was situated inside an enclosure measuring 50 × 100 cubits. This court was demarcated
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hangings
Hangings[Heb qelāʿîm] (Ex. 27:9–15; 35:17; 38:9–18; 39:40; Nu. 3:26; 4:26); [bottîm] (2 K. 23:7); NEB VESTMENTS. In Ex. 27:18 and Est. 1:6 the term “hangings” is supplied. The term represents curtains or drapes used to enclose or partition the tabernacle, its court, and the tent of the meeting.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hangings
hangings, the usual translation of a Hebrew term for the fabric forming the walls of the tabernacle court (Exod. 27:9–18; 35:9; 38:12–18; 39:40). Stretched along the perimeter of the 100-by-50-cubit enclosure (about 150 by 75 feet), the hangings were attached at intervals to pillars 5 cubits (about 7.5
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hanging
Hanging(as a punishment), a mark of infamy inflicted on the dead bodies of criminals (Deut. 21:23) rather than our modern mode of punishment. Criminals were first strangled and then hanged (Nu. 25:4; Deut. 21:22). (See 2 Sam. 21:6 for the practice of the Gibeonites.)Hanging (as a curtain). (1.) Heb.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Hangings
Hangingshangings, the usual translation of a Hebrew term for the fabric forming the walls of the tabernacle court (Exod. 27:9–18; 35:9; 38:12–18; 39:40). Stretched along the perimeter of the 100 × 50 cubit enclosure (about 150 × 75 feet), the hangings were attached at intervals to pillars 5 cubits
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HANGINGS
HANGINGS<hang’-ingz>:1. In English Versions of the Bible this word in the plural represents the Hebrew [קְלָעִים‎, qelàim], the curtains of “fine twined linen” with which the court of the tabernacle was enclosed. These were five cubits in height, and of lengths corresponding to the sides of the
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Hangings
Hangʹings. This word is used in our Authorized Version to designate the curtains or coverings of the tabernacle (Ex. 27:9, 11, 12, 14, 15). Two words in Hebrew, however, are rendered “hangings”—the one denoting the curtains for the tabernacle door and for the door of the outer court, and meaning what
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Hangings
hangings. This English term is used in the KJV and other versions to render two different words in the OT. Hebrew qelaʿ H7846 (cf. Exod. 27:9–22; 38:9–18; NIV, “curtains”) refers to long, heavy drapes intended to serve as walls for the court of the tabernacle, which measured 100 by 50 cubits (c. × ft.).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Hangings
HANGINGS, hangʹingz:(1) In EV this word in the pl. represents the Heb קְלָעִים‎, elā‘īm, the curtains of “fine twined lines” with which the court of the tabernacle was inclosed. These were five cubits in height, and of lengths corresponding to the sides of the inclosure and the space on either side
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
HANGINGS
HANGINGS [קֶלַעqelaʿ]. Hangings or curtains refer to portions of the fabric material used in the construction of the Tabernacle. For the portable Tabernacle in the wilderness, solid wall structures to mark the outer court would have been impractical to set up and take down every time the camp moved.
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