Hidden • Hiding
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hide[Heb kāsâ (Gen. 18:17; Ps. 32:5; Isa. 51:16), kāḥaḏ (Gen. 47:18; Josh. 7:19; 1 S. 3:17f.; etc.), ṣāp̱an (Ex. 2:2f.; Job 10:13; 14:13), ʿālam (Lev. 20:4; Job 6:16; 42:3; etc.), sāṯar (Ex. 3:6; Dt. 7:20; 31:17f.; etc.), ḥāḇāʾ (Gen. 3:8, 10; Josh. 2:16; etc.), nûs (Jgs. 6:11), ṭāman
Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
Hide, Hiding
Hide, HidingThe essential idea of hiding is concealment, and a figurative extension to include the modern idea of a “cover-up” seems so natural that it may be treated as part of the literal meaning. Hide and its inflected forms appear well over two hundred times in the OT (KJV), translating fourteen
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HIDDEN<hid’-’n>: The translation of Taman, “to hide,” “to bury” (Job 3:16); of tsaphan “to conceal,” “store up” (Job 15:20, “The number of years is hidden to the oppressor,” the Revised Version (British and American) “even the number of years that are laid up for the oppressor,” margin
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
HIDDEN, hidʹ’n: The tr of ṭāman, “to hide,” “to bury” (Job 3:16); of çāphan “to conceal,” “store up” (15:20, “The number of years is hidden to the oppressor, RV “even the number of years that are laid up for the oppressor,” m “and years that are numbered are laid up”; Job 24:1, “Why, seeing times
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
HIDE, TO [חָבָאkhavaʾ, טָמַןtaman, כָּחַדkakhadh, כָּסָהkasah, סָתַרsathar, עָלַםʿalam, צָפַןtsafan; ἀποκρύπτω apokryptō, κρύπτω kryptō]. Biblical texts display a broad spectrum of usage of these terms. Moses’ mother hides her son (Exod 2:2–3); David hides from Saul (1 Sam 19:2). God’s “hiding
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