Heavier • Heavily • Heaviness
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Heavy; Heavier; Heavily[Heb gešem] (“heavy rain,” Ezr. 10:9, 13); AV GREAT; NEB RAINY SEASON; [kāḇēḏ] (Ex. 5:9; 9:18, 24; 14:25; 18:18; Nu. 11:14; Jgs. 1:35; 1 S. 4:18; 5:6, 11; 2 S. 14:26; 1 K. 12:10f, 14; etc.); AV also “chargeable,” GRIEVOUS, MORE, REPLENISHED; NEB also BURDEN, MORE BURDENSOME,
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
HEAVINESS. A term usually signifying grief, used to translate a number of different Heb. and Gr. words. Ezra meant by “heaviness” (Ezr 9:5) his show of humiliation and grief expressed by fasting. In Prov 12:25 the word means anxiety (RSV). The Messiah will give a garment of praise instead of of a spirit
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
HeavyThe literal use of the word heavy (having physical mass) occurs only twice in the Bible. In 1 Samuel 4:18 Eli is said to be heavy, and in 2 Samuel 14:2 Absalom’s hair is heavy. The rest of the 376 instances of the root kbd in the Hebrew Bible, as well as the very few instances of Greek boreō or
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HEAVY; HEAVINESS<hev’-i>, <hev’-i-nes> ([כָּבֵד‎, kabhedh], [דְּאָגָה‎, de’aghah]; [λύπη, lupe]):
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Heavy, Heaviness
HEAVY, hevʹi, HEAVINESS, hevʹi-nes (כָּבֵד‎, kābhēdh, דְּאָגָה‎, de’āghāh; λύπη, lúpē):