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Head Covering
Covering for the Head • Head Coverings
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Head Covering
Head Covering. Something used to cover one’s head either for protection or for religious reasons.Men wore either a cap, turban, or headscarf to protect against the sun. The cap was similar to a modern skullcap and was sometimes worn by the poor. The turban (Is 3:23) was made of thick linen wound around
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Head Covering
HEAD COVERING Something used to cover one’s head either for protection or for religious reasons.Men wore a cap, turban, or head scarf for protection against the sun. The cap was similar to a skullcap (a cap without a brim) and was sometimes worn by the poor. The turban (Is 3:23) was made of thick linen
Dictionary of New Testament Background
Head Coverings
HEAD COVERINGSAmong customs that invite a discussion of NT background, head coverings is one of the most quickly recognized because it is one most foreign to modern Western culture. For the same reason, however, this custom remains one of the more perplexing to many people. This article surveys the
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
COVERING, FOR THE HEAD
COVERING, FOR THE HEAD<kuv’-er-ing>, ([περιβόλαιον, peribolaion]): Mentioned in the New Testament only in 1 Corinthians 11:15: “For her hair is given her for a covering,” literally, “something cast round,” probably equivalent to “veil” (which see). Read in the light of the context: “Every
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Covering for the Head
covering for the head. Modern archaeological discovery has provided information about ancient head coverings from reliefs or wall paintings. Evidently early Palestinian men were bareheaded. Later a variety of head-coverings came into use. The simplest was the headband (1 Ki. 20:38, 41; Heb. ʾăpēr H710).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Covering, for the Head
COVERING, kuvʹẽr-ing, FOR THE HEAD (περιβόλαιον, peribólaion): Mentioned in the NT only in 1 Cor 11:15: “For her hair is given her for a covering,” lit. “something cast round,” probably equivalent to “veil” (q.v.). Read in the light of the context: “Every woman praying or prophesying with her head
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
HEAD COVERING
HEAD COVERING [כֶּתֶרkether, מִגְבָּעוֹתmighbaʿoth, מִצְנֶפֶתmitsnefeth, נֵזֵרnezer, עֲטָרָהʿatarah, פְּאֵרpeʾer; διάδημα diadēma, κάλυμμα kalymma, κίδαρις kidaris, στέφανος stephanos]. In the OT several head coverings are mentioned. Aaronic priests, royalty, men, and women sometimes wore a
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