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Height
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Height; Heights
Height; Heights[Heb bāmâ] (Nu. 21:28; 2 S. 22:34; Ps. 18:33 [MT 34]; Isa. 14:14; 58:14; Jer. 26:18; Ezk. 36:2; Am. 4:13; Mic. 3:12); AV HIGH PLACES; NEB also HIGH ABOVE, HIGH GROUND, HIGHLAND, MOUNTAINS, ROUGH HEATH; [gaḇ] (Ezk. 43:13); AV HIGHER PLACE; [gāḇah] (2 Ch. 33:14); [gōḇah] (1 S. 17:4;
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
High, Height, High Place
High, Height, High PlaceHeight is one of the major “value” images of the Bible. It names a quality rather than a quantity to be measured. For premodern people height was like light and darkness—an image that elicited awe, like the idea of space in an expanding universe for contemporary people. Height
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HEIGHT; HEIGHTS
HEIGHT; HEIGHTS<hit>, The English terms represent a large number of Hebrew words (gobhah, marom, qomah, rum, etc.). A chief thing to notice is that in the Revised Version (British and American) “height” and “heights” are frequently substituted for other words in the King James Version, as “coast” (Josh
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Height, Heights
HEIGHT, hît, HEIGHTS: The Eng. terms represent a large number of Heb words (gōbhah, mārōm, ḳōmāh, ·rūm, etc). A chief thing to notice is that in RV “height” and “heights” are frequently substituted for other words in AV, as “coast” (Josh 12:23), “region” (1 K 4:11), “borders” (Josh 11:2), “countries” (Josh